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Trail of the Week August 30th

Potato Chip Rock   Poway Potato Chip Rock Run (Option…do it on a full moon)   You begin this run from Blue Sky Ecological Reserve, which is located off Espola Rd. in Poway. There is a good size parking lot located here. The first 1¼ miles are relatively flat and actually quite shaded so [...]

By | 2016-08-30T16:34:28+00:00 August 30th, 2016|San Diego Trail Runs, Training|0 Comments

How to Properly Incorporate Speed-Work into your Training Plan.

Speed-Work makes you a Superhero   Summer running for me normally means it is the time that I start to incorporate more speed work to help hone speed and prepare me for the fall ultra running season. The difference between a long 3-hour “slog” in the mountains or longer road run and speed work is [...]

By | 2014-04-22T13:59:31+00:00 April 22nd, 2014|Training|1 Comment

Is Vomiting a good sign after a race or hard effort?

                I remember growing up my dad told me stories of how he was watching the 1996 Olympic Marathon Trials on T.V. Bob Kempainen a runner (who ended up winning) starting vomiting at the 22 mile mark, this continued for two miles before he composed himself and ended up winning.   [...]

By | 2014-04-16T13:26:05+00:00 April 16th, 2014|Training|4 Comments

Signs you may be running too much and Overtraining!

Obviously NOT Overtrained              For many runners living in the U.S.A winter is transitioning to spring. This means ditch the treadmill maintenance running and run outside. Lucky for us warm weather climates like “San Diego” provide year round summer training, with multiple races under our b [...]

By | 2014-04-15T15:09:27+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Training|0 Comments

How to Taper Properly For Your Next Race!

             Most people sign up for a race with a good amount of time to train in advance. They are excited to train (hopefully), but as the race gets closer and closer they get more nervous (naturally) and then before you know it, you are only two weeks out from your event and ready for the d [...]

By | 2014-03-07T19:38:15+00:00 March 7th, 2014|Training|0 Comments

Training/Running While Sick? Good idea or bad idea?

  It is no secret that the early year flu epidemic has hit the San Diego area. I have caught it and everyone around me seems to have caught it as well. It is also no secret that most runners feel a little bit guilty having to take more than a day off of running. So when a sickness causes us to miss [...]

By | 2014-02-18T14:49:40+00:00 February 18th, 2014|Running Injuries, Training|0 Comments

Trail Runners Boot-Camp

Each year we see a trend of methods or formats for working out and gaining strength increase. In past years the popularity of boot-camp style, higher intensity workouts, seems to be what people have been gravitating towards.   In doing research you can find many boot-camps that involve circuit [...]

How do I Lose Fat and Weight?

  Losing body fat and body weight is essentially a numbers game, and a battle of “calories in vs. calories out” in order to burn one pound of fat you must burn 3,500 calories. The most efficient and safe way to achieve this is to implement a healthier diet (consuming healthier foods which are often [...]

By | 2014-01-17T16:39:38+00:00 January 17th, 2014|News & Announcements, Training|0 Comments

What is body fat? Myths and Truths.

             Is BMI is the best measurement to determine body composition? True or False? Although BMI is a proper measure, it is essentially a measurement of your weight in comparison to your height, and not the inside of the body. It also does not take into account someone’s genes and body type (m [...]

By | 2014-01-17T16:30:38+00:00 January 17th, 2014|News & Announcements, Training|0 Comments