July 26, 2020

In horse racing and equestrian sports there are a few different categories of horses.  Horses are broken down into different breed types; hot bloods, cold bloods, and warmbloods.  Hot blooded breeds are generally your thoroughbred horses.  These are the blazing fast sp...

July 12, 2020

Whether or not you consider yourself an athlete, in my opinion, once you sign up for a race and put the date in the calendar and begin training for it you have undertaken an athletic pursuit.  You have an end date to a training cycle in which you are expected to perfor...

An interesting side effect of the coronavirus quarantine seems to be a huge increase in people running outside. We like this kind of side effect.

October 28, 2019

I've been spending a lot of time driving lately, which means a lot of time at gas stations, which means a lot of time walking past cooler after cooler full of random beverages just to get to the one door that contains bottles of water (which is all we really need to be...

October 21, 2019

Hi everyone!  Dr. Matt here.  Some of you may have heard I am back in town earlier than expected.  Long story short, I had a strange accident during TACP prep (basically a selection week) and I injured my knee.  The injury wash back on top of the additional training pi...

January 21, 2019

Two weeks ago, the inspiration for this series or articles was the unseasonably warm weather that brought more winter runners and beginner runners out of the woodwork.  Wouldn’t you know it, in typical midwest fashion, we have been hit with all of winter in the time fr...

January 14, 2019

 

Last week’s article on running was pretty long.  This one will be considerably shorter.  I mentioned last week that I was going to write about higher intensity anaerobic training for the next edition to the newsletter, but after some contemplation I decided I would go...

January 7, 2019

Resolution season is in full swing and the weather is unseasonably warm for January which means I have seen more people on the running trails than I usually see this time of year.  My Saturday morning run was the inspiration for this series of blog posts.   

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