How can I determine my Sweat Ratio?

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.


Running with Your Dog

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.


GPS Watches and Racing

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 […]


Running in this heat and humidity..

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 […]

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 […]

Should I cross train or weight lift?

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 […]