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6 Offseason Tips for Triathletes

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Though triathlon is indeed “a” sport, triathletes must be able to do the three sports (swimming, cycling and running) in a manner that gets them across the finish line in the least amount of time. As a triathlete, you […]

Kick start your new year with a running resolution: How to get in shape for 2013

Another year brings another set of lofty resolutions, but you want to set fitness goals and wellness priorities that will really count in 2013. Running is the perfect segue into a healthier, happier you. “For someone who’s looking to go from couch to 5K, the first thing I would suggest is that they get fitted […]

The Best Running Surfaces

Are you wondering what running surfaces are best for you? What is the difference between running on grass and running on cement? Different running surfaces have different effects on your running shoes and body. Below is an overview of a few running surfaces so you can decide what surface you should be on this season. […]

How to Clean Your Running Shoes

That last run may have been invigorating, but the muddy trails you splashed through probably weren’t that great for your running shoes. But they’re just battle scars, right? Your shoes need to be properly worn in when you’re running, don’t they? While it’s not bad to have a favorite, worn-in pair of running shoes, it’s […]

Cambodia Trails – Running it in Houston – Memorial Park

Memorial Park – Cambodia Trails Today we’ll be taking a look at the memorial park green trail, also known at the Cambodia trial. This trail is marked as an advanced trail due to the nature of the terrain. It is only 1.77 miles long, but requires intense concentration and a good pair of trail running […]

Trail Running in Houston – Arthur Storey Park

Arthur Storey Park – ChinaTown Location: 7400 W Sam Houston Pkwy SHouston, TX 77072 Trail: outer loop 1.72 Miles inner loop 0.62 Miles Level: Beginner to Intermediate Arthur Storey Park Trails – Trail Run Video Satellite Image of Map Arthur Storey Park Trail Map with Elevation Arthur Storey Park official layout Hello, My name is […]

Memorial Park Trail Run – Purple Route

Park:                      Memorial Park Mountian Bike Trails – Purple Route Location:                6501 Memorial DR Houston, TX 77001 Trail Length:          1.63 miles Level:                     Intermediate Memorial Park – Purple Trails – Trail Run Video Satellite Image of Map Memorial Park Purple Trail Map with Elevation Memorial Park official layout Today we’ll be taking a look at the Memorial Park Mountain […]

Trail Running – Houston

Park: Nottingham Park Location: 14205 Kimberly LN, Houston, TX 77079 Trail Length: 0.75 miles Level: Beginner  Nottingham Park Trail Run Video Nottingham Park Trail Map with Elevation Nottingham Park official layout Nottingham park is the perfect park for beginners, or those with kids that will enjoy the park while you jog.  The trail is only […]

Trail Running – Mary Jo Peckham Park

The Perfect Day, is a day when I get the chance to Swim, Bike and Run.  The Mary Jo Peckham Park is the perfect park to accomplish all of your training for FREE!  That’s right, for FREE.  You’ve got a trail to run on, and a swimming pool to swim in all for free.  You […]

Save Ankle Weights for Strength Workouts

Ankle weights are best used as part of a strength training workout. The question of whether to wear ankle weights while running remains controversial, but most trainers don’t recommend it. Some exercisers think that running with hand weights or ankle weights is a good way to make a workout tougher and burn more calories, but […]