Treadmills get a bad rap, but they have a lot of benefits including protection from the elements, a safe place to run early in the morning and late at night and most of all, they provide an easy way to control time and speed. Treadmills are perfect for speed interval training. Try this treadmill sprint interval workout that doesn't suck.
Welcome to Lea's Beans, a personal blog where I share more insight into my life and experiences. I call it Lea's beans because Lea-Bean is my dad's nickname for me. If I am going to be named after a food, a bean is a pretty good choice. It's at least better than Lea-Potato.
If your home gym dreams are bigger than your budget or available space, I'll show you how to build a portable gym on a small budget that can be tucked away in a closet when not in use. Build strength, stability, a strong core, and cardio fitness with this easy to assemble home gym for under $100.
If you think you don't have time for strength training, try this 6-move bodyweight leg and core workout to build strength in-between runs.
A meal plan seems like the perfect solution to your nutrition problems. It tells you exactly what, how much and when to eat. But meal plans disregard one important factor: that you have a life to live. Reach your goals by developing healthy habits for sane and sustainable eating in the real world.
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Try this short and effective intensity pyramid workout to improve your running pace. Interval workouts are an effective way to add in bouts of higher intensity activity to your workout to send the signal to your body to continue to get stronger and faster.
How are those new year resolutions coming? Remember those big dreams and goals you had back in January? It's not too late to get back on track. My resolution reboot will get you back on track in five easy steps. Don't wait for a new year, a new month or a new week to start working towards your goals. The time is now.
Store bought granola can be loaded with added sugar and other processed ingredients. Make this easy healthy granola at home for all the flavor but none of the junk. Perfect topping for a yogurt and berry parfait to refuel after your next run.
Try these quick dynamic stretches that move the joint through the full range of motion to warm-up before your next run to improve performance and help avoid injuries. It just takes a few minutes to warm up to maximize your running potential.