Youth Sports: Don’t Forget They’re Just Kids

Last week I talked about the importance of functional training for kids, regardless of whether they were in sports or not. This week I’m going to continue the theme of youth fitness and […]

Why Functional Training Benefits *All* Kids, Not Just Student Athletes

Growing up, I remember my dad coaching my football and baseball teams and I always that knew when I became a father I wanted to do the same for my kids. I started […]

5 Reasons To Add Some Cardio to Your Workout Routine (and a FUN Way To Do It)

After a short hiatus I’m back and excited to talk about a topic that is an important part of my workout routine – cardio! But before I get to the benefits of adding […]

7 Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Injury

Last week I talked about injuries, how they happen and how we’re all susceptible to them. Kind of scary, huh? It almost makes you wonder why exercise if anyone can get injured. The answer […]

How and Why Do Injuries Happen?

Injuries happen when you overload a tissue or joint beyond its capacity to handle force. When that happens, your body will let you know. And more times than not, the overload occurs because […]

Sid’s Story: Avoiding Surgery with Physical Therapy & Personal Training

Dealing with an injury can be frustrating. Trying to work out while you’re injured can be even more frustrating. At Fitness on the Run, we do not advocate working out “through” an injury. […]

Limitations? Not for Nancy Perkins…

We all know that working out when you’re healthy is hard enough. Last week you met Meredith and learned how she overcame life’s challenges and an injury on her way to better health. […]

Meredith’s Fitness Journey: “Exercise is truly a form of therapy for me…”

This month at Fitness on the Run we’re focusing on injuries and how you can manage your fitness routine while you’re injured. As a coach, you’d expect me to encourage you to work […]

3 Tips To Stay Healthy & Happy this Holiday Season

The next five weeks just might be the toughest time of year to maintain your healthy lifestyle. Diets go out the window with all the parties and big meals and finding time to […]

Top 3 Reasons To Work with a Personal Trainer

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’ve decided it’s time to focus on your health and fitness. You join a gym or maybe you feel you need something more personal or a change […]
Best Time of Day To Exercise

What’s the Best Time of Day To Exercise?

So you’ve committed to the idea of getting fit and healthy and now you’re trying to figure out when in your busy day you can carve out some time. A question I hear […]
Little Help from My Friends

With a Little Help from My Friends

Remember being a kid and how much you loved playing with your friends? Or being a teenager and how your life revolved around your friends? These friends also probably had a strong say […]

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