Tag Archives: rest and recovery

Taper Goals for Marathon Training

“Make the best of what’s around” While most Fargo Marathon runners began their taper last week, I was enjoying my peak week. Pacing Get in Gear the weekend prior required an adjustment to my overall training schedule. Normally, diverting from … Continue reading

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What Do These Health & Fitness Terms Mean?

“WTF are you talking about?” This week continues my new series of answering health and fitness questions on the blog. And, I admit, this blog idea came more from a personal experience and question of my own versus a direct … Continue reading

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R&R – The Importance of Rest Day and Relaxation

“The only bad workout is the one that didn’t happen” That quote above – you’ve heard it, right? One of those uplifting, motivational quotes that gets passed around Facebook or you workout-enthusiast friend shares a few times a year on … Continue reading

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The Essentials of Recovery for Athletes

“The ultimate goal is balance – the art of maximizing performance while still prioritizing life” After four days of vacation, it felt great to get back at it yesterday – especially to the gym. Another solid brick workout plus the … Continue reading

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