Health

Fat and Fit?

Written by: Kelly Bruno, MD Can an individual be overweight or “obese” and still be considered healthy? I’m not usually one to take a hard stance on a topic, especially when it might be an unpopular position, but there are occasions when it’s worth it. This is one of those times. This is a topic…

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Gluten Intolerance Is Not Real – Or Is It?

Written By: Jakub Kalus Gluten has become a hot topic in last few years. The phenomenon of gluten intolerance is increasingly more common. More and more people are following a gluten-free diet, and claiming that this step helps them feel less bloated, dizzy, and constipated. In tandem, we’ve seen a rise in the number of…

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Six Week Brick Workout Progression

Written By: Jon Fecik Brick workouts are a tool in your workout arsenal to help you become a better duathlete or triathlete. At a basic level, a brick is a workout where you ride your bike and follow it up with a run. It gets its name from duathlete Matt Brick who coined the term,…

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Old Man Training Part 1

Old man training, part 1. Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Dylan Thomas   Ten years ago, I was unstoppable. I was indestructible. I was strong, capable, my body could do anything I asked of…

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CHP Coaches Answer YOUR Questions! (Part One)

You asked? We answered! In part one of three, Alex Viada, Kelly Bruno, Mike Fecik, and Taylor Weglicki respond to your burning questions! ALEX VIADA What would programming for the gen-pop that wants to be strong, muscular and fit look like? “It could be literally anything. The wonderful thing about learning multiple training modalities is how many…

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Stop Telling Me To Loosen Up

Written By: Christy Shaw For a long time now, I have battled a deep sense of shame about the fact that, while my job entails helping others with their food, I’ve been to an exceptionally dark place with my own relationship to food. I’ve spent years keeping my experiences in the dark, yielding to a profound fear…

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Don’t Resist the Training: Resistance Training in Youth Populations

Written By: Ryan Miller MS, CSCS Resistance training, also termed strength training, is implemented across all age groups to improve health. For children and adolescents especially, it offers several benefits; some of those are increased self-esteem, increased bone mineral density (BMD), and improved body composition. But strength training among this population has encountered a strong…

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Three Health Benefits of Triathlon Training

Written By: Jon Fecik “Oh no, are we out?” I asked my wife after I got home from a run. “Yes,” she said. “OK. I will be back.” I sprinted out again, this time to my car to speed to the grocery store and buy three packs of Hershey’s Chocolate Bars. Why? Because I like them.…

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