Posts by Adam Hodges


5 Activities to Boost Your Post-Run Recovery

  

Recovering after your run is critical if you want to be consistent in your training. To help you stay injury free and be ready for the next day, Adam Hodges recommends you create a post-run ritual. Here are five activities to incorporate into your own ritual.


Fuel Your Training with Natural Energy Alternatives

  

If you are looking for new ways to stay energized for your training, try these healthy alternatives.


How to Train The Three Most Important Muscles in Running

  

Running involves the coordination of hundreds of muscles, but some are more critical than others. Read more to learn which three muscles Coach Adam Hodges believes are the most important running muscles.


How to Minimize Jet Lag When Crossing Time Zones to Race

  

Flying across time zones for your big event can cause jet lag and hinder your performance. Fight the effects of traveling across time zones with these tips from Adam Hodges.


Differentiating Between Training and Racing Nutrition Strategies

  

Nutrition is a key part of both training and racing. However, how you fuel for a session is not necessarily how you should fuel for a race. Coach Adam Hodges explains how to tailor your fueling strategy to get the most from your body.


The ABCs of a Systematic Training Program

  

The following is excerpted from The Endurance Athlete's Guide to Systematic, Recovery Based Training by Adam Hodges.


Drills for Proper Running Form

  

Triathletes widely recognize the importance of good form in the pursuit of increased efficiency. Yet that same dedication to technique and form often takes a backseat in the discipline of running.


The Dynamic Run Warm-up, Part 2: Dynamic Stretching

  

We discussed Neuromuscular Activation in Part 1 of this series. Now we are now ready to move into the second part: Dynamic Stretching.


The Dynamic Run Warm-up, Part 1: Muscle Activation

  

30% of the injuries treated in sports medicine clinics are muscular injuries. But warding off these injuries is as simple as including a proper warm-up. Here's a great routine for runners and triathletes.


Functional Core Strength for Triathletes in 10 Minutes a Day

  

The principle of specificity states that triathletes must dedicate substantial training time to swimming, cycling, and running. However, you can't forget about your core.


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