If you take a look around your local gym, you’ll see them - a sea of plain white or black socks, probably calf height, rising out of the tennis shoes of gym-goers both male and female. We have nothing against neutral-colored socks, but we’d like to make a case for sporting bright colors and designs on your next visit to the gym or trailhead.
Colder weather and brisk mornings don’t have to keep you inside. When the leaves start to fall, you can keep up your outdoor running, cycling or hiking routine - you just might have to make a few simple adjustments. Here are our tips for staying on top of your workouts when the temperatures drop.
You’ve been training for months. Your pace is right on target. You have the race date highlighted on your calendar and you already know the outfit you’re planning to wear to the starting line. But then you get that email: the race has been postponed. Now what?
What keeps you going when the going gets tough? Triathlete, certified coach, and personal trainer Amanda Foland shared her insights on finding your “why” - what she considered the most underutilized tool available when training.
How do you deal with failure in your athletic pursuits? Mental Endurance Coach and Swiftwick Athlete Vanessa Faye Foerster gave us her best tips on harnessing failure. Try her ideas the next time you come up against a challenge or a setback in your training process.