Links to exercises can be found here. In this challenging time of COVID-19 precautions, here’s a home-based 4-week strength training program for runners who no longer have gym access. Research from groups like Montana Running Lab shows that to improve performance, strength training should be done with moderate to heavy resistance (ex: 60-80% of a 1 rep max) for 3-6 … Read More
Grilling dinner is one of the things that we dream about during long Cleveland winters. We’ve even been known to fire our Weber back up on some February nights (“It’s above 30 today? PERFECT! Let’s grill some pizza!”). Now that it’s summer, we’re using our grill almost every weekend. Veg, pizza, protein….you name it and we’ve probably tried to … Read More
This article on foam rolling. The title is a bit harsh, but there’s some good info in here! If you have sore muscles, a combination of foam rolling and active mobility drills is the most effective in helping to recover. Also addresses the theory that foam rolling “breaks up scar tissue.” It doesn’t… so why do we feel better after … Read More
Happy weekend everyone! I spent last weekend at Chautauqua Lake with family and one (very happy) dog named Buddy. Looking forward to this weekend’s long run with Fleet Feet Cleveland and this amazing Filipino feast at The Plum Cafe. Hope you all have an amazing weekend too! Here’s what made this workweek #BETTER: Want to master toes-to-bar? I do! I’ve been … Read More
Are you ready for some Fútbol? US National Team is coming to Browns Stadium this Saturday for a Gold Cup match vs Nicaragua. The US has struggled since the last World Cup, but watching them play in the CLE is always amazing. Get tickets here. ACL re-injury research: This study from the American Journal of Sports Medicine gives more evidence … Read More
Hi all! Hope you are having an amazing week. Check out what is making mine #BETTER: Injured? Having surgery? Consider the role of nutrition in your healing process. Check out this article from Life in Motion Sports Therapy in Arizona. Who doesn’t love the Script Cleveland signs around our city? Now the East Side has a new one. Looking … Read More
Everyone knows a CLE naysayer. Let’s be honest…. there’s one in every family… or circle of friends… or workplace (so you probably know more than one). That person who still lives here but complains about our city constantly… That person who never leaves their neighborhood because “there’s nothing to do on the west side.” Or east side. Or south side…. That … Read More
Looking for the perfect soundtrack for your holiday weekend events? Here ya go…. loaded with a mix of new, old, and local bands.
Want some music to compliment your first (unofficial) weekend of summer? Look no further- enjoy! Have a wonderful weekend…and THANK YOU to all who have served our country.