9 Ways to Get Up at the Crack of Dawn (or Before) by Emily Fife

By | March 13th, 2017|Fitness, Running/Cardio|

Starting your day with a run is one of the best ways to build positivity, self-confidence, stress reduction, and overall well-being into your life. Life likes to get in the way of this though. Getting up early is a challenge for many of us and for the most part, we aren’t hard-wired to rise in the wee hours of the morning. Over the years I have tried and failed many time to get implement an early morning routine. I can finally say I have figured out my magic combination that has had me successfully rising early for the last year. Here are 9 strategies I use to help me get going each day: […]

Run to Hunt by Russ Nichols

By | March 11th, 2017|Featured, Fitness, Running/Cardio|

When I crossed the finish line at the 2014 Leadville 100 mile trail run, I had just completed my first 100 mile ultra. The pain was severe and I swore I would never do another. However, like most things worth doing, the pain quickly faded and I was already planning to do it again. Why do I run these you may ask? Completing something of this magnitude gives you an advantage. The advantage is of toughness, to go deeper into the woods, get further than anyone else, to explore the unexplored. The feeling of accomplishment makes one feel like they can tackle anything. It prepares you for any difficult challenge in life whether it be a stressful situation, or preparing for that dream hunt that you have planned. […]

15/15 Treadmill Challenge

By | February 27th, 2017|Featured, Fitness, Running/Cardio, Treadmill Challenges|

15/15 Challenge The objective of this treadmill challenge is to cover as much distance as you can in 15 minutes with the treadmill set at a 15% incline. While the incline must remain at 15% during entire challenge, you can adjust the speed at any time. No holding on to treadmill with hands during challenge.

Why I Run by Kent Roberts

By | November 2nd, 2016|Fitness, Running/Cardio|

Why I run? Some people never understand, some people will try to understand, some people don’t understand, and some people won’t understand the question of: Why I run? But that’s okay with me. There is a part of me that relishes in the fact running is something that I take great joy in doing, but [...]

2016 Moab Red Hot 33K by David Long

By | November 1st, 2016|Fitness, Running/Cardio|

This is a race that I had been looking forward to for a long time. I had been training with my new running coach, Michele Yates of Rugged Running, for six months now and was anxious to see how much I had improved as a runner under her guidance and training program. Ultrasignup, based on [...]

Are Shin Splints Slowing Down Your Hunt? by Seth Wold

By | October 31st, 2016|Fitness, Running/Cardio|

Are Shin Splints Slowing Down Your Hunt? Many of us have had shin splints at one time or another during our lives.  If you are experiencing the terrible pain in your shins for the first time, here are some helpful hints to help you work through them faster.   RICE  Rest Ice Compression Elevation.  These are [...]

The Broken Road by Rick Mair

By | March 13th, 2016|Fitness, Running/Cardio|

I have made a few questionable decisions in my life and I have the broken bones to prove it. Had I known more detail about the journey I was about to embark on, I’m not sure I would have continued. But looking back and seeing the lessons I learned along the way I wouldn’t trade these experiences for a million bucks. For one reason or another I choose to learn some lessons the hard way. My journey into trail running is definitely one of those lessons. […]

Orthotic Inserts by Seth Wold

By | March 2nd, 2016|Fitness, Running/Cardio|

The blessings of being young (and invincible).... After running throughout my high school and college years without orthotic support I was pretty confident that my musculoskeletal system was in great alignment. I had been fortunate enough to have very few injuries and my feet felt OK at the end of my workouts. But then real [...]