The Myth of the Fat-Burning Zone

The Myth of the Fat-Burning Zone
I have a funny feeling that the title of this blog just threw every “feel the burn” fitness child of the 80’s into a small episode of shirt off the shoulder Flashdance mania.  But the statement needs to be said, the topic discussed, and hopefully clarified. Have you ever heard the phrase, “If you want to lose weight and burn... Read More

Is Water Enough Post-Workout?

Is Water Enough Post-Workout?
You have just completed a long and energizing workout, you are covered in sweat and…now what? Should you drink water alone? A commercial sports drink or possibly something else? And if so, how much post-workout recovery do you need to be able to function at your best day after day? In the midst of the low carb/no carb nutrition fad,... Read More

Blazing The Trail

Blazing The Trail
There is NO question that I love to ride. It is my primary sport and one in which I am always pursuing excellence. To be truly excellent at riding (or any sport) requires a commitment to cross-training. A strong fitness foundation will include training that focuses on strength, flexibility, balance, and cardiorespiratory fitness. The benefits of cardiorespiratory fitness include developing... Read More