Monthly Archives: November 2015


I want to lead into this article with an incredibly simple summation: a properly braced core is what you do when you think you’re about to get punched in the stomach.  Your core is tight, your muscles are ready for impact and your feet are no doubt facing forward.  In […]

Brace Yourself!


From high level management training to personal training guidelines and everywhere in between success is desired one theme pops up repeatedly (and somewhat relentlessly): Goal Setting.  We’re all familiar with setting some goals: I want to lose 60 lbs in a week, I want to be able to bench press […]

SMART Goals




In Part 1 and Part 2  we explored the mechanics behind proper running form and ran through some basic checklists to ensure we can run correctly.  Now we’re into the fun part: Training. Building endurance in small steps According to the American Council on Exercise performance athletes spend the majority of their training time […]

Running Machines Part 3 – Training for distance