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Susan

Getting the Most Out of Your Bike Trainer

Ever since buying my first bike, I’ve lived in Arizona, where I could ride outside virtually every day of the year. While my cold-weather friends were lamenting the snow piling up outdoors, I would send them photos of the most spectacular sunri…

The ART of Active Release Technique

After several years of knee problems related to running, I was healed by a guy sticking his thumb in my ass. Okay, maybe that oversimplifies it a little bit. AllIow me to start from the beginning: Injuries suck. For those of us who are accustomed to …

4 Keys to Foam Rolling Like A Boss

Love it or hate it, foam rolling is probably the best weapon you’ve got in your exercise arsenal. Self-massage with a foam roller (or even a tennis ball!) can increase range of motion while expediting nutrient-rich blood to your tired body, keep…

“Strong”-Armed into Weight Training

I’m not the biggest fan of weight training. Put me on a bike or in front of a running trail, and I’ll go for hours, but weights? Not my jam. I know, I know … I should want to lift weights. Expert after expert will line up to tout the benefits …