Workout Worrier
Training

Tips for Managing Pre-Workout Anxiety

July 13, 2018 0

In my private practice, I regularly help endurance athletes cope with pre-race anxiety. The anticipation and excitement of finally putting your hard work to the test can, for many, cause butterflies, jitters, and a negative […]

Mindfullness
Multisport

Mindfulness 101 for Endurance Athletes

March 27, 2018 0

Sport psychologists are forever attempting to get athletes to be more positive and to stop their negative thinking. The idea is that if you can replace negative beliefs with positive ones, your performance will improve. […]

FTP Testing
Cycling

It’s time to move past FTP

March 25, 2018 0

FTP, or Functional Threshold Power, is a method to determine the onset of lactic acid. Like the Conconi test in the 80’s, it is a simple, yet inaccurate way to estimate the onset of lactic […]

Sprouted red and white quinoa
Food & Nutrition

Just Pick One!

February 15, 2018 0

At the beginning of the year we say ‘oh I want to get healthy’. I want to lose weight, and the list gets longer. Each year end, we find ourselves short of that goal – […]

Banana, oranges and mixed nuts
Food & Nutrition

How to get Started on a Healthy Nutrition Plan

January 3, 2018 0

Everyone wants to get healthy, right? You hear it constantly at the gym, the grocery store, the friendly gatherings at friend’s homes. The challenge is that most people do not know where to start. It […]

holiday meal
Food & Nutrition

Holidays don’t have to be fattening!

December 20, 2017 0

Every holiday we decide that ‘this is the year I won’t gain weight’ during the holidays. And every year, we get to the holidays and within a day, we are so off our routine we […]

indoor cycling
Training

Spinning the Wheels on Indoor Cycling

December 13, 2017 0

Mid-Atlantic winters can be particularly harsh. Unless you are one of those die hard cyclists who actually seem to take pride in the fact that they bike outdoors in frigid, icy, dark, unappealing conditions, you […]

salmon
Food & Nutrition

Tasty Side of Winter

November 13, 2017 0

Eating your vegetables through the winter months is important, but sourcing them appears difficult. Frozen vegetables might be a good back up source, but they are filled with additives and preserves that dilute the essential […]

Triathlon Training
Training

Are You a Triathlete or a Body Builder?

October 9, 2017 0

I always tell my athletes you must train your CORE to perform as a triathlete. The successful ones do it right, the unsuccessful, not that great. Since I’m not an expert on exercise training for […]