Women Can Do Pull-ups!

Do all the exercises! For women trying to do pull-ups, you may come across many articles online for tips of what not to do.  Don’t use bands! don’t do lat-pull down! Don’t don’t don’t!  People become paralyzed with trying to do it exactly right that they end up not doing much at all and wonder why they aren’t improving. … More Women Can Do Pull-ups!

Managing ITBS – (Iliotibial Band Syndrome)

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) –  pain on the outside of your knee –  is a fairly common and debilitating running injury with various different causes.  The top two reasons someone develops ITBS is by increasing you mileage too fast, and improper running form.  Putting these two things together is a recipe for disaster.  Coupling those … More Managing ITBS – (Iliotibial Band Syndrome)

Complexities of Carb Loading for Female Endurance Athletes

Muscle glycogen is the preferred source of energy for an endurance event, and your body will utilize this first, before utilizing liver glycogen, or metabolizing glucose from carbohydrate ingestion during the race.  Your body converts glucose into glycogen which can be stored in the muscle, and is ideal for races more than 90 minutes in duration … More Complexities of Carb Loading for Female Endurance Athletes