Running + Antibiotics = Caution

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 […]


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 […]

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The Sweat and Hydration Formula

It’s no Sweat to stay Hydrated: We can’t get away from it, Sweat Happens, especially during the heat of the months, when it’s not only but extremely humid.  The amount of sweat depends on several elements, such as your intensity level, weather, and individual temperatures as well as your sweat rate. Here’s an illustration of […]

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Road Race Tips

Pearls of Wisdom for your best road race:  You should have trimed your toenails this evening, if not slightly trim them tonight (Friday). REST …LET YOUR LEGS BE FRESH AND RESTED Don’t do anything new or out of the ordinary. Remember, to Get plenty of rest , rule of thumb-it’s two days prior to your […]

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 […]