Three Paths to Happiness: Sunshine, Sleep, & Serotonin
Happier, fulfilled, satisfied, optimistic…? However you define “great wellbeing” I bet we all could use an extra boost of “feel good” hormones these days.Happier,...
Your Motivation to Exercise is Vital
Mental health is deteriorating. Levels of physical activity are also deteriorating. We know the two are inextricable. We will do everything we can to keep you – Dear Member – as...
Why You Need to Workout Outside this Winter
It’s not winter yet – but you need this advice now, because some preparation is required: You may need specific gear, and you ideally need to begin exposure now – before it gets...
The most remarkable IronMan?
Determination, perseverance, optimism, and hope. For Chris Nikic these traits fueled hours of grueling training and ultimately pushed him over the finish line on his way to becoming the very first...
Does Lactic Acid Impair Performance?
We’ve been touting the benefits of high intensity training (HIT). These anaerobic training bouts make your muscles and lungs burn to the point where you have to stop or slow down....
Can exercise decrease tumor growth?
While it’s unclear exactly how, exercise seems to be beneficial in relation to cancer risk and outcomes. There is now compelling evidence that exercise may decrease tumor growth by...
Memory and High Intensity Exercise
Remembrance is powerful. Our past experiences build who we are. Our ability to remember, re-experience emotions, draw from the past, these things contribute to our wisdom, compassion, and joy.
Improving your Running Mechanics, Part 2
Yesterday, we explored Hips & Butts, Cadence, Feet, and Tango (so very closely related to Cadence!). While today’s points will by no means represent a full mechanical analysis of running...