VO2 Max

What is VO2 Max? It’s the maximum amount of Oxygen in milliliters used per kilogram of the person’s body weight in one minute during maximum aerobic exercise (i.e. running).VO2 max values are precise as ml O2/kg x min. Female’s equation in calculating VO2 Max: VOx Max = 72.9 – [1.77 x (2-mile-run time in decimal […]

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What Shall I Wear?

Hello my fellow Athletes, It’s one of those things of nature, Jack Frost nipping at our nose and toes.  Here’s a general guide on running in different temperatures. [Caroline Dunn edit] If you have an Amazon Alexa device, you can also get a running clothing guide by saying, “Alexa, enable Running Clothes.” Clothing and Temperature […]

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Running with a Fever?

There were several questions asked regarding running with a fever.  Many of us have either experience this or will experience this one day, especially given the recent weather patterns and changes in the season. The question runners always ask: Is it safe to run or not when you have a temperature? Should you “sweat it […]

5 cross-training options that closely simulate actual running

Even when you’re following a strict training plan, life can get in the way and make it hard to squeeze in a run. When life gets crazy, here are 5 cross-training options that closely simulate actual running:  Treadmill running Deep water running Cross-country skiing Elliptical training Cycling 1. Treadmill Running This cross-training activity simulates your running form […]