Posts tagged running
Spring Training Series: Alex’s Take on Strength Training & Recovery

 As an Underground coach, Alex leads her athletes through intense, full-body workouts targeting and strengthening major muscle groups. Her big grin reveals that she’s in her happy place doing what she loves—helping others become stronger versions of themselves. As an endurance runner herself, she knows that incorporating strength training helps athletes reach peak performance on race day. Include Underground classes in your race-training program to help ward off injuries, challenge different muscle fibers, and take your performance to the next level. (Read more about the benefits of strength training).

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Spring Training Series: Eric's Take on Training On the Go

Maintaining an exercise routine with a busy schedule or while traveling can be tough, even more so when you’re in the midst of training season. Eric doesn’t let excuses get in his way—and with a little planning, knows how to hold himself accountable on the go. He races mostly sprint and Olympic triathlons and runs half marathons. His favorite places to train? Biking the roads in Puerto Rico, a 700-800 meter swim in the Caribbean, and a 5-mile run to Old San Juan. Of course, Ascend tops the list here in Del Ray. Eric’s dishing up his tips on how to stay focused on training goals with a heavy travel schedule.

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Spring Training Series: Skylar’s Take on Nutrition Tips to Properly Fuel Your Training

Spring racing season has kicked off! We’ve tapped into our community of athletes to bring you inspiration and advice in our Spring Training Series. Hear from instructors and riders on topics ranging from nutrition to mental motivation—all to give you a major dose of fitspo (whether you want to tackle an Ironman or that 5:45 am spin class).    

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