Monthly Archives: June 2011

 

The Faces Behind the Ragnar Costumes

The Ragnar Relay Series is infamous for the extreme costumes people wear while running nearly 200 miles collectively. I met many of the teams from the Wasatch Back Ragnar Relay that took place on June 17-18, 2011- I was in awe at some … Continue reading

 

Things you see at Ragnar Relays

It’s not just any old race. Want to have a 30+ hour party with 12 of your best friends while dressing up in whatever your heart desires and running 192-miles up mountainous terrain? Run a Ragnar Relay. Over 13,000 people … Continue reading

 

Plyometric Exercises for Running Speed

Overview If you want to become a faster runner, plyometric exercises can put some speed in your step. Plyometrics use quick, powerful movements to increase the speed of your muscle contractions and improve sports performance. There are a variety of … Continue reading

 

How to Eat Vegetables for Breakfast

Overview Vegetables provide you with fiber, vitamins and minerals and are an essential part of any healthy eating plan. Dietary guidelines established by the U.S. Government recommend two to three cups of vegetables per day for adult women and men. … Continue reading

 

Exercises for Faster Running Speed

Athletes who participate in all speeds want to get faster. Running faster will almost always help in their chosen sport. Running speed is often the function of conditioning, technique and effort. In order to get faster, runners can do exercises … Continue reading

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