• The Ketogenic Quandary

    Posted November 30, 2019 by kyleetac

    By: Kylee Van Horn, RDN

    Despite the high-carbohydrate tradition in running, some endurance athletes are going against the grain and choosing low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diets in an attempt to change the way their bodies use energy—using fat stores first and reserving glycogen stores for later. LCHF

  • 5 Simple Exercises You Can Do at Work

    Posted November 4, 2019 by kyleetac

    Guest Blog by Julia Muskevich

    Forget about all the time you spend commuting, taking care of the kids, and running errands—working 40 hours alone makes it seem impossible to find time for a workout.

    Exercise offers numerous benefits in our everyday lives, including at work.

  • What Makes Functional Training/Crossfit Outdoors so Popular

    Posted September 24, 2019 by kyleetac
    Exercising is becoming more popular than ever and is filling up with terms such as CrossFit, kettlebell, pull-ups, and push-ups. All of these words are part of the larger category of functional training.   What is……
  • Why More Sleep Helps Athletes Recover Faster

    Posted March 23, 2019 by kyleetac

    Sleep provides time for the body to recover, heal, and recharge. Everyone from the casual exerciser to the serious athlete benefit from a full night’s rest. The typical adult needs seven to nine hours per night, but there may be circumstances in which you may need more. Adequate sleep…

  • CBD for Sports Medicine - That's Natural CBD at TAC!

    Posted March 4, 2019 by Shawn Brugge

    More and more professionals are recognizing CBD as a potential supplement for a variety of conditions – including inflammation and pain. Athletes are looking for pain-managing alternatives to opiates that are non-addictive, natural, and plant-based: that do not have the drastic and negative side-effects that often come with pharmaceutical drugs.…

  • Train Smart, Eat Right

    Posted January 30, 2019 by Shawn Brugge
    As you ramp up your training, eat more, and at the right times.

    We like to assume that increased training translates to better health and, thus, more energy. However, when we increase training for a long race, we are sometimes left feeling lethargic, instead of more energized.

    For many, proper nutrition throughout hard training is an afterthought. Eating well during your training cycle, not just on race day, is key to optimal performance.

  • Connect With Yourself In Order To Connect With Others

    Posted January 8, 2019 by Shawn Brugge

    It’s probably no surprise to anyone when science shows us that having friends increases wellness and quality of life. However, in an increasingly complex and busy life, it can be hard to make meaningful connections and lasting friendships. While people may be quick to offer advice: “just get out there…

  • Seasonal Shift

    Posted January 8, 2019 by Shawn Brugge

    It’s that time of year, the days are growing colder and lend themselves to slowing down. We reflect on what has come to pass and get a chance to press the reset button. It’s a good to time to make small refinements to our daily routine and perhaps hone a…

  • TAC Injury Swap

    Posted January 8, 2019 by Shawn Brugge

    At TAC Fitness, we care about your health and want you to avoid injury! With these three modifications to three different exercises – protect yourself while building strength!

    The Move: The Romanian Deadlift

    Muscles worked: Hamstrings, Gluteus Maximus, Quadriceps, Adductor Magnus, Erector Spinae, Upper Trapezius

    Modification for safe back strengthening.…

  • The Healthiest Way To Manage Your Eating Pattern

    Posted January 8, 2019 by Shawn Brugge

    Looking for a sustainable way to eat healthier? Forget the diet! With all of the delicious food options out there, controlling how much you eat can be incredibly difficult. Portion control and learning the appropriate serving sizes for foods can not only help you stay healthy but also maintain or…