Major Ed's Journal: Making your training program adaptable

Major Ed's Journal: Making your training program adaptable

by Ed Arntson July 19, 2017

We all know that those tough training sessions - which are so valuable to building towards your race or training goal - take a little something out of you. It takes a little longer to rehydrate, you may need to eat a few more calories that morning to get going, and that late afternoon hunger might arrive at 2 PM instead of its scheduled arrival time of 4 PM. 
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Modeling a healthy lifestyle and teaching your children to have fun with fitness.

Modeling a healthy lifestyle and teaching your children to have fun with fitness.

by Ed Arntson May 24, 2017

Over the last month, our kids have been competing in the Healthy Kids Running Series near our home. It’s a series of short races (the longest distance is a mile) for kids from 3 years old through 8th grade. My son, 5, ran the 1/2 mile and my daughter, 8, ran the mile.
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What Are You Doing With Your Leftover Fitness?

What Are You Doing With Your Leftover Fitness?

by Ed Arntson March 29, 2017

Let me explain: You train for an event...a 10k. A marathon. An Ironman or Half-Ironman. Fitness competition of some sort.

You taper, conduct your event, and have a post-race cheat meal. Life is good.

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3 Holiday Excuses to Not Train

3 Holiday Excuses to Not Train

by Ed Arntson December 21, 2016

It can be hard to stay in shape over the Holidays, but not that hard. Really - it's not...
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How much does your fitness routine affect time with your family?

How much does your fitness routine affect time with your family?

by Ed Arntson October 26, 2016

Have you ever thought about that question? Have you ever thought about how your training/workout goals affect your family or your marriage...
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Major Ed's Army Journal - September 2016

Major Ed's Army Journal - September 2016

by Ed Arntson September 27, 2016

It’s great to be back in the United States where the weather is warm, football is back on and I can enjoy running outdoors without inhaling smog, dirt, dust and a host of other bad things...
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Major Ed's Journal - August

Major Ed's Journal - August

by Ed Arntson August 03, 2016

One of the primary reasons that I began to focus on interval training here in Iraq is because I have readily available access to a treadmill each morning as the gym...
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