Tag Archives: #fitness

6 Ways to Get Rid of Muscle Soreness After a Hard Paddling Session or Regatta

Paddling fast and nailing long runs is a key part of the training process. However, one of the most often neglected aspects of training, especially since paddlers are almost always obsessed with pushing harder each day, is the recovery process. Not everyone will have the time necessary to perform this routine after every hard workout. Some might be able to fit it in after regattas, others might be able...
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Do What You Can, With What You Have, Where You Are

  My mouse stopped working the other day. No big deal. Right? But I spend at least 4 hours a day typing and clicking. Whether it’s writing for this blog, researching or just responding to emails, I click, roll, zoom and drag a lot. Fortunately, I didn’t let the dumb broken mouse stop me. This time it was my mouse but, in life, little obstacles come up that try to...
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Meet My Very Good Friend Tabata

Figure 1: "What the Hell Was THAT!!!" Image provided: http://www.fullvelocityfitness.com/
A Tabata is a high-intensity workout protocol that has fitness benefits. It is also a very short workout. Is it like circuit training? Is it like CrossFit? It is a bit of both. Tabata training is attractive because it saves a lot of time for people. It offers the maximum benefit within the least amount of...
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Fueling up for a Regatta

Featured image supplied by HoneyPedia So you have an upcoming Regatta and you want to know if your diet leading up to race day can affect your performance? And if so, what, how much and when should you eat to get the most out of your body on the day? We all know that for professional athletes, their diet is integral to their lifestyle. But...
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