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The Need for Speed

The Need for Speed

"How do I get faster?" Whether you play rugby, compete in the CrossFit games, or want to run a faster 10k, every athlete has "The Need for Speed" in their training.  But how do you add speed work into your weekly training routine safely and easily while getting the most out [...]

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Training with Purpose: More is Not Always Better!

Training with Purpose: More is Not Always Better!

Many people think going faster, doing more, or pushing harder is always better. But that is a recipe for training burnout and injuries, not to mention the toll it takes mentally when you aren't reaching your goals. Training with purpose means you specifically workout with your goals in mind. And if [...]

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Do Compression Socks Really Work?

Do Compression Socks Really Work?

We've all had speculation on whether or not our fancy For many years the general consensus among athletes was that they do work, and are beneficial. But there was always someone who would say that there isn't any significant scientific evidence that proves they work or that it was only [...]

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How to Write a Training Program

How to Write a Training Program

As athletes, we all have different abilities and goals, which means our training plans are going to be written differently. That being said, training programs should still have the same basic structure with different cycles written out to help build your aerobic base and endurance, strength, power, prepare specifically and peak [...]

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Why Consistent Training Is Important

Why Consistent Training Is Important

What defines consistent training? Some may consider this just getting out the door every morning and working out with the same routine every day. Although this is a very consistent plan, it is not the kind of training consistency that is required of anyone if they want to see themselves improve. A [...]

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