15 Minute Cycling Cross Training Workout

When you participate in an activity as fun and rewarding as cycling, it’s hard to want to do anything else. However, when you want to get better at an activity, sometimes doing that activity isn’t the best way to improve. In order to strengthen our bodies outside of cycling, we accomplish this by having our […]

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Cycling Warm up Exercises

If you’re a cyclist, this article is tailored just for you. We’re going to cover our three favorite cycling warm up exercises. We strongly advise against hitting the trail without implementing one of these stretches into your routine. Pushing too hard, too early sets a bad tone for the whole ride and can lead to […]

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Lower Body Exercises For Runners

We’re covering another lower body warm up for runners. As for all athletes, we stress the importance of warming up. Running is no exception. For most people, that usually that means running at a slower speed like a jog. We’d really like to stress the importance of getting the joints primed and ready for warm […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Cycling Cross Training Drills

This week on Top3Tuesday…When you have a favorite activity, it’s hard to want to do anything else. But sometimes when we want to get better at an activity we need to strengthen our bodies apart from the activity. This can be accomplished with cross-training, and it’s not a bad idea even in the middle of […]

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Top 3 Tuesday: Cycling Warm Up Drills

This week on Top3Tuesday…We’re running with a new theme here on Top3Tuesday, and this month it’s all about cycling. This week we cover a three movement warm up that you can do before your bike rides, to “grease the grooves,” so to speak. This increases mobility in your hip and shoulder joints, and encourages stability […]

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Part 5: The Road To Recovery, The Carrie Seipp Story

I never want to stop playing.  I have no mountain of scientific evidence to back me up, but I believe that one is more mentally, physically, and emotionally healthy when play is incorporated into their day. Learning new things, refining skills, and moving the body in new ways are very important to me.  As an […]

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Part 4: Brain Injury Recovery, The Carrie Seipp Story

When your injury involves your brain, it is difficult to assess your own recovery. I *felt” like every conversation required an exhausting level of focus if I were to successfully follow along.  I *felt* like it took extra care and consideration to convey, with words, my ideas. I felt misunderstood a majority of the time. […]

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Back Preparation For CrossFit

Today, we’re going to talk about back preparation for CrossFit athletes. If you have back pain that isn’t preventing you from working out, but is bothersome, then this is for you. We can’t stress enough the importance of preparing the low back for heavy lifting and high intensity. CrossFit has many movements like deadlifts, squats, […]

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Arm Prep For Crossfit

Elbow pain is common problem with a lot of the movements in CrossFit. Any movement that requires elbow flexion like rowing, pushups, pull-ups, and overhead movements require both shoulder mobility and shoulder stability. That’s why arm prep is crucial for CrossFit athletes. The previously mentioned exercises are great, but they can be hard on the […]

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