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Staying Hydrated by Austin FIT Coach Dan

Staying Hydrated By Coach Dan We have discussed the importance of staying hydrated during your long-runs and races.  We also mentioned that, to accomplish this, you must begin your run properly hydrated and must drink enough fluid to replace what you are losing through sweat and respiration.  In order to replace your fluid losses, you…
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Inspire all year with Austin FIT

By Coach Gracie M. Alvarado De Garcia We inspire greatly while racing and training during our runs and walks. Aerobic exercise exerts the largest impact on oxygen uptake and carbon dioxide production (Beachle & Earle, 2008) and, thus, on inspiration, the drawing of air into the lungs. Inspiration is primarily powered by automatic contracting (Beachle & Earle, 2008) flattening,…
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Set your sights high and your strides will fly!!!

By Coach Gracie M. Alvarado De Garcia How? On your next run or walk, explore this with a game. The game is to look ahead at where the top of the trees meet the sky. Keep your sense of awareness and safety for all variables (cars, other people or animals, potholes, etc...) as you do…
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Envision yourself

Envision yourself, in the next minute, boldly running or walking 1 mile. ...CONGRATULATIONS!!!! You ran or walked 1 mile, in 1 minute!!! How fantastic do you feel?!?!... By Coach Gracie M. Alvarado De Garcia Although we are not preparing Triple Crown Winners at Austin Fit, we are preparing each of our champions of all backgrounds…
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