IT band injuries, sore knees, glutes not firing; these are all common injuries that nearly every runner experiences at some point throughout their career. Injuries are definitely not fun. They can start out as small niggles that turn into debilitating pains. Thankfully, though, there are some easy band exercises that will help prevent these injuries…. Read more
The following article is part two of a three part series on the importance of muscle strength as it relates to one’s health and longevity. The first article discussed the relationship between muscle strength and maintaining healthy body functions as one ages, along with tips and advice for how to start an exercise-training program to increase… Read more
If you are like us, you are likely bored of the same routes every morning around your neighborhood. To celebrate Global Running Day this year, we asked four friends who know a thing or two about trails to tell us about their favorites, and what they like to take with them on their runs. … Read more
What is “a little bit better?” T-bone or fillet mignon, Mozart instead of Sean Paul (sorry, Sean fans!)? As an athlete, “a little bit better” can make the difference between a podium finish or just missing the mark. When you’re in competitive sports, the field is full of talented athletes who are constantly striving to… Read more
We all have our reasons for exercise and training. Increasing muscle mass and strength; improving cardiovascular endurance; improving overall physical fitness; losing weight; improving health; and reducing stress are just a few examples. But if you really want to get the most out of your workout – if you want to see the best results… Read more
The following article is part one of a three part series on the importance of muscle strength as it relates to one’s health and longevity. This first article discusses the relationship between muscle strength and maintaining healthy body functions as one ages, along with tips and advice for how to start an exercise-training program to… Read more
After receiving countless messages about what it takes to conquer a Trifecta or compete with the Elites, Matt talks through the “boring” workout that makes the most difference on his latest video you can watch on his Facebook page here.
And if you don’t have time to watch the video, here is Matt’s two week challenge below. If you do this challenge, he might just coach you.
The Bear’s Two Week Challenge:
12 days of 15% incline @ 3.5-4 MPH at an endurance pace for a minimum of 75 minutes a day.