Author: Jacob Freeman

Do Ice Baths Help Muscle Recovery

January 25, 2019 0

Ice baths are extremely popular within athletics. Many athletes get one the day before competition, some even every day. However, is this just a a crazy fad, or is this a legitimate treatment? I personally take an ice bath every training day, but is this the correct application? There’s actually two questions to the argument:…

By Jacob Freeman

Strength Training For Runners

January 15, 2019 0

Many runners have a misunderstanding about strength training. They believe that it will just add weight to your body, thus making it more challenging to run. While this can be true, there are specific ways to strength train properly to counter this affect. Strength=Speed: As a runner, I am always trying to improve my speed.…

By Jacob Freeman

Smoothies For Runners

January 7, 2019 0

Why I Love Smoothies Smoothies can be a fantastic way to get proper nutrients. You have the ability to customize so you can the amount of protein, carbs, or fats that your looking for. On top of that, most foods that have great benefits honestly don’t taste very good. When mixed in a smoothie with…

By Jacob Freeman

Under Armour Miler Pro 2 Review

January 4, 2019 0

Manufacturer: Under Armour Model: Miler Pro 2 Weight: 4 7/8 ounces Suggested Events: 800m-3200m Hey everyone. Today I am doing a review on some brand new Under Armour Miler Pro 2 track spikes. I just got these for my upcoming track season and hope to see amazing results. Lets go ahead and get started. First off, lets take a…

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12/29/18: Manatee River Run State Championship 5 Mile

December 29, 2018 0

Pre-race: Today I participated in the Manatee River Run State Championship held annually at Emerson Point, Palmetto Fl. Emerson Point is a beautiful place to run. Nice gravel paths inside a wooded trail, occasionally passing by the beautiful river. The temperature this morning was about 73 degrees Fahrenheit with 80% humidity. Not too bad for…

By Jacob Freeman