The Internet is a treasure trove of information and content. Here’s a sampling of health and wellness related items that caught my eye this week. Enjoy!
I know of many endurance athletes who forgo strength training. However, heavy strength training can actually benefit endurance athlete performance.
Fall-outs are an excellent exercise for training anti-extension and are a staple in my programming. Here’s how to do them correctly.
“If exercise was a pill, it would be prescribed to every patient” headlines this powerful article about the role of exercise in cancer treatment.
Choose healthy snacks!
"Healthy" isn't always obvious, and the health food market has done a good job of marketing products that over-promise and under-deliver on their nutrition claims🤷🏻♂️. When you need a snack, stick to whole foods as much as possible🍎. They possess excellent nutritional value and are easily transportable with just a little prep👨🏻🍳 www.vitalifit.com #mondaymotivation #healthy #healthysnacks #exercisemotivation #wholefoods #vitalifit #educate #engage #empower
Exercise is great for mental health –
Exercise is one of the best ways to rid yourself of stress. Use these workouts to help you feel more relaxed during a stressful time, via @TeamEXOS : https://t.co/POeCTUyWFv #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth pic.twitter.com/idSC3g0rRC— playerstrust (@playerstrust) May 7, 2018
My colleague, Katie Jensen, set a new PR in her half-marathon last week. Congrats!
Another race complete! Downhill running is definitely not easy, as my feet can attest to. New PR as a result, though! Somewhere around 1:50:55 if my watch is correct!!! And the first time I've placed in my age group at this distance. 😆 #teardrophalfmarathon #halfmarathontraining #runATL #plantbasedathlete #veggiesmakeyoufast #running #runninggoals #putinthework #plantstoplanks