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Exercise / running

Your Questions Answered on Technology and Training

I was on vacation last week, so am a little late in pulling together a synopsis of advice compiled from Friday’s Ask the Expert session with Exercise Physiologist, Amanda Zaleski (Hartford Hospital). The topic was training and technology, so here’s a quick rundown of the take away points: Apple and Samsung both have announce hubs that … Continue reading


Ask the Expert: Technology and Training

It’s not easy keeping tabs on fitness tracking trends! Health and exercise apps and physical activity monitoring devices are a great way to motivate and measure activity, but which one is right for you? Well, we’ve done the research for you. Here’s an exciting opportunity to Join Hartford Marathon Foundation (@RunHMF) and Exercise Physiologist and marathon runner, … Continue reading

Behavior / Exercise / running

Belief is Better: The Effect of Rituals on Sports Performance

Talk to any athlete about his or her pre-competition routine, and you’ll get a laundry list of each individual’s “must-do” rituals. These include, but are not limited to: shaving legs immediately prior to the event (swimmers and triathletes), creating identical conditions (eating the same breakfast, wearing the same clothes, performing the same warmup) for every race, … Continue reading