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6 Ways to Manage Mental & Physical Stress to Help Speed Recovery

6 Ways to Manage Mental & Physical Stress to Help Speed Recovery

Many people just beginning their fat loss journey or those who’ve seen their results stall might not realize how stress plays such a critical role in the outcome. They don’t realize that stress needs to be seen in two different types: physical and mental. Even though there are two types, there is a huge link between mental stress and recovery from physical stress.

5 Essential Keys for Every Triathlete to Avoid Burning Out

5 Essential Keys for Every Triathlete to Avoid Burning Out

Two SENS Fitness athletes, myself included, are participating in an indoor triathlon this weekend. Race season is officially here! It brings plenty of excitement, but at the same time brings even more doubt, anxiety, and unnecessary training. Don't get me wrong, you need to hit your training sessions to peak come race day.

Run Durability: What is it and how does it work?

Run Durability: What is it and how does it work?

I'm currently in the first few weeks of a run durability program, which simply means I'm running more often. Now, it's important to understand that more often doesn't mean longer or harder or faster. It just means more often. The goal for any run durability program is to build strength in your legs and condition them for the more intense endurance training ahead. Surprisingly, or maybe not so surprisingly, this will leave you with the essential base needed to get faster and stronger in the final miles of your race.