Garmin Coach: A Pro Running Coach on Your Wrist?
A few months ago I was playing around with my Garmin Connect app, and found their Garmin Coach platform. This offering through the Garmin Connect app describes itself as “Having a pro running coach on your wrist”. With it, you can set a race goal, whether to just complete your race or finish with a specific time goal. From there it creates a running program to get you to your goal. This includes a weekly schedule different types of training runs, suggestions for pace, and additional content in the form of written articles and videos.
Curious about how omega-3’s might impact your athletic performance?
If you keep up with the latest nutrition news, you’ve probably heard of omega-3 fatty acids and some of the health benefits that come along with them. Omega-3s are widely known for their association with brain and heart health. However, they can also have a considerable impact on athletic performance and recovery!
We all know the importance of staying hydrated while being active. But, sometimes hydrating with plain water isn’t enough! Electrolyte drinks can be a great way to both rehydrate and replace lost electrolytes when you’re doing those long training sessions, or working in extreme heat.
Easy running is a critical but often overlooked part of becoming a stronger, faster runner. And, to be fair it isn’t hard to understand why. It doesn’t make a lot of logical sense that running SLOWER allows us to eventually become FASTER at running. Practice usually makes perfect, right? So, shouldn’t we practice running fast if we want to get better at running fast?
Curious about running and your hormones?
You’ve probably heard by now that hormones are responsible for regulating all of the processes that occur within our bodies. That includes regulating when we’re hungry, how well we sleep, and where we’re more likely to store fat. Since hormones regulate everything that we do, there is lots of potential for things to go wrong! The truth is, we’ve all probably suffered from some degree of hormone imbalance over the course of our lives. This blog will focus on the major hormones that regulate our appetite, body composition, and ability to recover from exercise. You will learn their function, signs of imbalance, and what you can do to help support balanced hormones, naturally!
Do you ever wonder if you’re eating the right foods to maximize the benefits from your workout sessions? If you struggle with nagging injuries, constant fatigue, or find it difficult to put on muscle, there may be ways you can improve your diet. This article will outline fueling strategies you can utilize to optimize exercise performance and recovery.
Do you ever see a picture of a dish and think to yourself “WOW, I really wanna eat that!” This is how I felt the first time I laid eyes on Shakshuka. Baked eggs in a tasty, savory tomato sauce. What’s NOT to like??
We’re at the start of a new year, which means it’s the most popular time of year for setting health and fitness goals. And, with today’s technology there is no shortage of options for people wanting to take a closer look at their nutrition habits.
It’s officially soup weather around here! As much as I can do without our extremely cold winter weather, there is something about a warm bowl of soup on a cold day that is just so necessary. This lentil and wild rice soup is super simple, and can be made with any combination of veggies you have on hand.