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USA Triathlon Olympic Distance - Age Group National Championships 2014 - Race Report

The car was loaded with two bikes, two wetsuits, and a ton of other gear (as both of us would be racing) when my fiance and I drove to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to participate in

Muscle Cramps: The What, How, When, and Why.

The NBA Finals are in full force this year.  In light of Game 1’s review, the world got to see its best basketball player unable to move during the deciding 4th quarter.  We later realized that LeBron James was suffering from leg cramps.  James has been plagued by cramps his whole career and you could see they were coming out to play during the third quarter of Game 1.  James was CRUSHED after the game by all of the haters.  As I sat and read all the Facebook posts, all the Tweets, and listened to all the podcasts I wondered if all of these haters e

Welcome!

Welcome to Fit-To-Go by...ME!! I want to introduce myself as a certified personal trainer and a Youth Strenth an Coditioning Coach. I have completed the Mike Boyle Red Sox Strength and Conditioning Training Program and use this program when training athletes. I train within a 30 mile radius of Herndon, Va, but am willing to travel further with cost adjustments. Please message me with your interests and goals. adavis@adsimail.com Thanks and Welcome! 

Practice What You Preach

I feel that for any person in an educational or coaching type of work should practice what they preach.  I'm sure that we've all heard someone who had been a mentor to us (in the fitness profession) or have read this in a book.  How many of you actually do it though?  What I mean by that is if you're coaching a marathon runner, how many of you fitness professionals have actually been through a training program specific to a running race?  What about training a powerlifter?

New Research Says “Icing Is OUT!”

As a fitness professional I can’t count the number of times I have recommended icing to my clients for anything from acute injuries to sports recovery.  But new research from Dr. Gabe Mirkin, who coined the phrase R.I.C.E. some 30 years ago, suggests that icing may actually delay healing.

Myths and Facts About Sports While Pregnant

A lot of "advice" about exercise during pregnancy. The reason is not far from the fate of the baby. Before any step, we find out the facts first. We prove whether it is myth or fact?

Superior Strength

What is an Axis Bar? 

World Champion Cyclist talks about his KewlFit Vest

World Champion Para-cyclist Colin Lynch discuss his use of the KewlFit Performance Cooling Vest and how it has helped him increase endurance, comfort and overall workout performance.  Colin wears the cooling vest as a pre-cooling and post-cooling tool on race days as well as a during exercise cooling on training days.  

KewlFit 58°F Cooling Vest changing the way athletes workout

The KewlFit targeted temperature 58°F/14°C Cooling Vest by TechNiche International is changing the way athletes workout. Athletes from a wide range of sports are reporting increases in endurance, performance and workout intensity.