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

Rumble Roll to a Better Ride

Rumble Roll to a Better Ride
I was first introduced to foam rolling through Beachbody’s program, P90X2. At first it was a love-hate relationship with far less emphasis on the love. I was a P90X graduate, had continued to practice weekly Yoga, and was about to be humbled by entering the world of SMFR (Self-Myofascial Release or Self-Massage). ¬†Little did I realize how valuable this little... Read More

The Athletic Rider Needs Yoga

The Athletic Rider Needs Yoga
I am a cardio junkie by nature. I really live for the day when research tells us that all we need for a total real fitness foundation is an hour of cardio a day. Circuit training with weights is a close second since I discovered the Focus T25 Gamma phases (my new soul-mate workout program, in case anyone was interested).... Read More

Put Saddlebags Back Where They Belong

Put Saddlebags Back Where They Belong
Every once in awhile a program comes along that stops you in your tracks and makes you take notice. Focus T25 is the program that did that to me. I was fascinated when Beachbody announced the information about T25. A program that promised to get it done in 25 minutes a day. Goodness only knows during mowing and riding season,... Read More