Tuesday, July 29, 2014

High Fat Diet?

Most endurance athletes tend to load up on carbs, but a high-fat diet approach recently caught my attention.
Check out this post from the Run To The Finish blog. It highlights the rationale behind one high-endurance athlete's approach to a high-fat diet.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Beat Knee Pain

Here are ways to beat knee pain.
Check out this article from www.active.com that gives some ways to beat knee pain

We all can struggle with knee issues, so take a look at this as a way to help.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

"Kraving" Fitness

A new gym will have you looking at fitness in a different perspective.
Check out this report from the Des Moines Register about a new 24-hour fitness center that combines accessiblity with its classes that focus on its core areas of focus -- agility, endurance, strength, striking and stability.  Krave gym is a unique new concept in fitness.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Cycle Down Dog

Here is a new concept - combining yoga with TRX and spin.
This is the product of a couple in West Des Moines, Iowa that's opened a new gym called Cycle Down Dog.  Check out this article from the Des Moines Register that discusses their unique fitness concept.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Failures In A Race

Here are the stories of 12 racers and their epic fails during the course of an event.
Learn how you can work around these types of problems - falling on your bike, unnecessary pit stops and dehydration -- to name a few.  Take a look at this post from www.active.com.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Beecher’s Kale and Brown Rice Gratin

I love Kristin Porter's Iowa Girl Eats blog.
This blog features some great tasting, healthy recipes as well as helpful fitness information.

Check out this for a beecher's kale and rice gratin recipe she recently posted.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Jump Rope?

I don't think I have ever written about jump roping.  It's a great exercise that shouldn't be taken for granted. 
Jump rope is a fabulous "old school" cardio workout.  Check out this routine from the Fit Moms Blog.  You will be "hopping" in no time.