Dorette

5 Tips on Improving Heart Health

February is heart month and what better time to commit to giving back to yourself and your health. Heart disease is a silent and deadly killer. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women in Canada and the United States. But the good news is that with a few small changes, you can make...

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Running Drills: Master Your Run Finesse

This article piggybacks my last post, Running Drills: Master Your Run Form , where I introduced one of the most basic run form fundamentals called, The Lean. Seems easy enough, right? Just lean? Not so. The drills require lots of practice and repetition. The Lean is just the tip of the iceberg in...

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The Sweetness of Short, High Intensity Training

The Fartlek, a Snapshot in Time Fart-what? Fartlek. Talk about a fun, catchy word that offers a smile to runners in the face of interval training. If you’ve not yet heard of fartlek training, it was a term first introduced to distance running in the 1920s by Swede Gosta Holmer. Fartlek, literally...

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How Endurance Athletes Stay Motivated

Get motivated with these quick and easy tricks! Endurance athletes are notorious for having a high level of motivation. They set goals, train long hours, recover, and eat with a purpose -- all to fulfill a desire to succeed. That success is based upon one simple equation: Inspiration +...

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Eat on the Run: 3 Ways to Master the Grab-it-and-Go Lifestyle

Let’s face it, we all live busy lives. While we're all running around like chickens with our heads cut off, finding the time to eat and eat right can become quite a challenge. To help you champion your health and fitness goals, here are three timesaving snacking strategies: 1) Plan. Prior to...

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