Tagged: marathon

Endurance Athlete Nutrition: Pre-Exercise Fueling

Your nutrition plays a pivotal role in your race day success. Knowing what to eat and when to eat it before you start will help you feel energized and ready to go! Here are some nutrition tips for fueling up beforehand.

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Member Stories: Isabela Sardas – Triathlete and Boston Marathon Runner

Isabela Sardas and her family have been members at Elite Sports Clubs since the day the pool opened in Mequon. An avid swimmer and runner, Isabela used the clubs to train for triathlons and marathons. Since 2008, Isabela has run 17 marathons, including the Boston Marathon 5 times. Even though she doesn’t run them as […]

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Member Stories: Riley Enright Plans to Run His First Marathon

I actually laughed when Melissa Radmer from Elite Clubs brought this to my attention, because I truly didn’t think that running a marathon was possible until that moment. While the thought of running my first marathon scares the daylights out of me, I also see it as a great personal challenge.

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Why Your Running Program Isn’t Helping You Get Faster

Running is a sport that is growing at a rapid rate. I think it’s wonderful that so many individuals are taking to the pavement and trails, setting goals and getting more active. As the trend grows, there’s no shortage of groups and clubs to help you get started. In fact, most any running store has […]

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Pre and Post Race Nutrition Tips

Without a doubt, what you eat and when you eat affects your athletic and race performance. A wisely selected sports diet can help you be stronger, train harder, and compete better. Use the following sports nutrition tips to help optimize your performance.

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It’s Time to Put the "Magic" Back Into Motivation

“Things do not change. We change.” – Henry David Thoreau, Author/Philosopher There are many accomplishments for which I am proud.  Landing my first real job, receiving my Masters Degree, cultivating lasting friendships (some of which have lasted close to three decades); marrying my soul mate, raising my children…all of these come to mind.  But looking […]

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