Lieutenant Colonel Ed Arntson
What separates athletes in the fourth quarter of the big game? Their skill? Their tactical approach to critical situations? Those are immensely important, but they aren’t possible without the requisite conditioning to utilize that skill or take advantage of a defensive error by an opponent. Read More
You’re thinking - Intervals are challenging, how am I “beating the heat” by running intervals in the thick of the summer heat?
Humidity was born in Virginia Beach and has established permanent residence here from May through late September. It also makes sporadic visits throughout October.
Is there something that you need to bring back to your training routine? What was old must now become new.
Is there an exercise - or series of exercises - that you used to perform routinely as part of your training regimen that has now faded away? For 6 months? A year? Two years?
How goes the winter training? What are you doing for your winter training? Rowing/Elliptical work? Some strength and conditioning work? Maybe you're doing a lot of core work or enjoying the mental freedom that comes with group fitness classes. All good things. Read More
Do you begrudgingly board the treadmill in the winter (well, we have all probably done that at some point…)? Is it a struggle to get out the door to run, cycle or walk...
Sometimes surviving is winning. Living to fight another day (or race another day) sometimes gets real...
Bring back that Racing Feeling.
When is the last time you did a race? Last week? Last year? 2 years ago?
How long have you been training for an upcoming race? How long have you been lifting weights looking for that massive increase in your bench press? Or squat? Weeks? Months? Read More
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... Read More
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)... Read More
Let me explain: You train for an event...a 10k. A marathon. An Ironman or Half-Ironman. Fitness competition of some sort...
It can be hard to stay in shape over the Holidays, but not that hard. Really - it's not... Read More