Balanced Running is the only official certified training program and club in Kennesaw, Georgia. Balanced Running also serves the greater Atlanta area. Tina Klein is a world-ranked and an All-American track athlete. With me today is Caroline Dunn, the newest gold medalist for Team USA and we’re going to talk to her today about her […]
It’s no sweat to stay hydrated ~ but how do I determine my sweat ratio?
As we know, when we train sweat is inevitable, (even after our workouts, you may have discovered you’re still toweling off from profusion). The amount of sweat depends on several elements, such as the intensity level, weather and individual temperatures, which included your sweat rate.
If you’re like me, there’s the hustle and bustle of life, training, work, family, volunteering, etc. But that doesn’t mean our bodies should lack the rest it needs.
Ah, the joys of our 4 legged runners. Here’s the scoop: It’s okay to walk your pup after a run, however, you don’t want to begin a two a day running work-out routine because your body may not be trained properly for two a day running workouts.
So here’s something I wanted to bring to your attention. How often have you looked at your Garmin (or some form of GPS device) after a race and said? “I ran longer” “this race course was short” “My GPS says I ran xxx distance over the actual race” Below is some helpful information, a combination […]
First and Foremost…you’ve got what it takes to be an athlete. The mind is the athlete: You Can, You Will, You Must! Next, stay hydrated and train smart. It’s getting hot & humid out that even the chickens will begin laying hard boiled eggs. Secondly, We’ve mentioned this before, but sometimes repetitive information is necessary […]
Several questions came our way regarding running and medication(s). Keep in mind, we’re speaking from a coach’s point of view, obviously we’re not physicians, however, if you have any concerns at any time, please refer to your healthcare provider for medical issues. Question (geared towards dehydration): I’ve been really tired lately and have been getting […]
Our Head Coach, Tina Klein, provided her valuable insights to Women’s Health Magazine in the article 9 Tips for When You’re Walking For Weight Loss Tina Klein, certified USA track and field coach and run club coordinator at Life Time Sandy Springs in Atlanta, agrees that hills are the perfect way to turn up the […]
Should I cross train or weight lift? Have you noticed on your training plans you’ll have intensity on one, rest on the other, XT on certain days? When you add strength training (whether you’re an endurance or short distance athlete) it’s imperative to add a variety of weight lifting, cross-training, etc. Ensuring you’re not adding […]
Please note, information on Anti-Doping applies to athletes who want to train and compete at a National or International Meet. (the following applies to all athletes, young and seasoned). 🙂 But there is useful information regarding supplements which some of our athletes consume. US ANTI-DOPING – KNOW THE RULES: Anyone can be chosen at anytime […]