Category Archive: training

5 Workout Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

{By Taylor Cartee} As a physical therapy aide, one of my primary tasks is to ensure that patients perform their strengthening exercises correctly. You can imagine my chagrin when I go to the… Continue reading

3 Holiday Workouts Under 20 Minutes

{By Taylor Cartee} It always seems that the five or six weeks between Thanksgiving and the New Year are the busiest, most dessert-filled weeks of the year. Whether you’re traveling or hosting, it… Continue reading

Why Strengthening Your Shoulders Matters (And How to Do it)

{By Taylor Cartee} The four muscles of the rotator cuff are arguably the most important muscles in your shoulder, yet they’re frequently overlooked in strength training programs. The rotator cuff is comprised of… Continue reading

7 Ways to Beat Wasting Your Time in the Gym

{Taylor Eckel} In college, one of my professors was known to do yard work in his work clothes because he didn’t want to waste time changing. I can’t help but think that wielding… Continue reading

How to Plan Weekly Workouts

{By Taylor Eckel} Have you ever gotten ready for a workout, only to feel at a loss for what to do? I definitely have. Over the past few months I’ve really refined my… Continue reading

Strength Training: A Workout for the Living Room

{By Samantha Roose} Sometimes it’s hard to find time to workout, especially if you don’t have time to run over the gym because of a busy schedule. So here is a great workout… Continue reading

Dare You To TRI

{By Samantha Roose} “I will finish.  I will not stop.  I’ve trained to long.  I can to all things through Christ who strengthens me,” I chanted to myself. “The run is only three… Continue reading

12 Reasons I Defy the Cold

{By Samantha Roose} As the cold weather has slowly (and rather undecidedly) crept upon us bringing with it fevers and sneezes and a need for extra sleep, socks and sweaters, I’ve been asking… Continue reading

Discover Your Inner Gym Rat (Or, Strength Training 101)

{By Taylor Eckel} Have you ever noticed how we seem to think running, biking and other cardio is treated as more “feminine” than strength  training? Or how, when we do strength train, we… Continue reading

Talks with Taylor: My Running Shoes Story

{By Taylor Eckel} Last time I discussed the objective side of the debate on running shoes. With that in mind, I want to share with you how I became a supporter of natural… Continue reading