It's a machine found in practically every gym around the world. The elliptical or "cross trainer" as it's sometimes named, has been around since the beginning of time! It originated from cross-country skiing as it mimics the movements you experience while skiing. Whether you already use the elliptical or want to start, we will go… Continue reading Your Guide to the Elliptical
Hey everyone! Winter has kicked in and it brings with it some challenges for exercisers. This post will explore the benefits to Winter exercise, and strategies to use to help you succeed. In nature, animals hibernate for the entire winter. We don't exactly sleep all winter, but we tend to spend less time outdoors, when… Continue reading Winter Outdoor Exercise: The Essential Guide
Hello fellow runners, I'm writing to you from my work desk, it's a beautiful fall day and I'm excited to finish work and get out for a run! It's truly the season of marathon and half marathon races here in Korea and around the world. My favorite race over the past few years is the Scotiabank… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Training: WEEK 8- 2 WEEKS TO RACE-DAY
Hey there, I'm guessing that because you clicked on this post, you admire or are at least curious about the famous six-pack abs. I'm not sure where exactly the six-pack obsession came from- I was wrapped up in it myself as a teenager. Maybe it's a result of the photoshopped images that grace the covers… Continue reading HOW TO GET A SIX-PACK
Hey hi hope you had a great week. I've been running around Jeju island this past week and it has been such a treat. This island is an outdoorsy paradise! There's amazing bike lanes that go all around the island, a massive mountain in the center (which we're climbing tomorrow) and beautiful beaches. I haven't… Continue reading Workout of the Week: DO YOU STRIDE?
Hello everyone, I hope you had a good week. Up until this point of my training, I've been building up my mileage and this week the tempo runs have increased duration and the speed workouts have gotten faster. This week marked the start of the quality phase of training for the half marathon. This phase… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Training: Week 5- The Real Work Begins!
Hi everyone! - Catherine here. In this post, I'd like to share my favourite workout from this past week. Normally, my week of workouts looks something like this: a long run, 2 strength training sessions, and 2 easy runs. This week, however, I switched things up a bit! Instead of an easy run, Steve and… Continue reading Workout of the Week: HIKE