March 3, 2015

 

If you are truly a fitness addict like myself, you might find taking a rest day almost impossible. But, with that said, it is crucial to take a rest day every now and then, especially if you want to perform your best when competing. As tempting as it may be to train hard everyday of the week (for me, that means logging five plus miles a day), it is important to take a recovery day at least once a week. Here's why: as you put your body through a strenuous workout (whether it be running 10 miles or bench pressing in the weight room), m...

February 9, 2015

Did you know that you can still perform well as an athelte eating mostly a plant based diet? Yes, it's true. Exercise fanatics or athletes tend to think they can't get enough protein to build muscle mass, so they turn to animal sources such as red meat, or they turn to processed protein powdered shakes and nutrition bars. According to Dr. Joel Fuhrman, almost all Americans get too much protein. Dr. Fuhrman states that the average American consumes over 100 grams of protein, which is 50 percent more than the recommended daily allowance...

January 11, 2015

It’s National Health Coach~Wellness Week!

In support of this week, I am giving a shout out to some of my favorite coaches out there in the Facebook community! Today’s post goes to my favorite running pages! Go check them out! There will be more shout outs this week so be sure to check back!

 

The first picture is of Coach Mike Scott! He is a certified running coach from Indiana. He is currently coaching me and my daughter to run our personal bests this Spring! He has been an inspiration to so many through his own personal weight loss jou...

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