For serious fitness buffs, even long distance travel won’t get in the way of a good workout. However, not everyone has that kind of dedication when it comes to maintaining a healthy exercise routine. When it comes to travel, hitting the gym, or at least the pavement, while traveling comes with a few more obstacles than your average sweat session, and it can be difficult to make yourself do it all. However, for your health’s sake, it’s important to combat the added stress, fatigue, and calories that can come with traveling and focus on ways to stay in shape.
Long runs are an integral part of training for medium and long distance running or triathlon events. A long run helps to build stamina and mental strength, both of which are essential if you are planning on taking part in a 10k, half or full marathon. The trouble is, whilst it is not so hard to psych yourself up for an interval session or tempo run on the treadmill, a long run is, well, long. So if your long runs are the least favourite part of your training regime, here are a few tips to help them be a bit more enjoyable.
In this article we discuss when hamstring pain can be diagnosed as a hamstring injury with John from Synergy Physio. Hamstring injuries are one of the most common injuries that present to a physiotherapy clinic. However although common there are many things that can pretend to be a hamstring injury that are not indeed hamstring injuries.
We tend to what everything “now”… Information, meals, shows etc.. One area you must have patience in is your health. We don’t lose our health and fitness all at once, so we must allow proper progression and physical adaptation to regain our health safely. If we do not, we risk getting physically sore, fatigued and injuries. We can get frustrated and discouraged when we do not see immediate results and then possibly give up. Over all wellness is a life long journey to be enjoyed and maintained.
Back in December, I rallied 14 of my boot campers to sign up for the Mad Anthony Mud Run in Waynesboro, VA. We figured this would give us incentive to keep our fitness/running during the cold winter months. One by one everyone registered, and we are talking ALL ages and abilities! The thing they all had in common was gusto and heart! There was one young woman who signed up that I thought "Good for her, she is really getting stronger and in great shape!".