Q: I keep hearing about obstacle races and I want to do one. What is the most important part of training?
Hike of the Month: Montecito Peak
Hike of the Month: Rattlesnake Canyon Trail
Q:I was told that in order to lose weight and tone, I should lift light weight with more reps. Is that true?
Q: I golf two to three days per week and need to gain greater rotation in my swing but have low back pain. Any advice?
Long-gone are the days of dull, repetitive workouts. Whether looking to improve current regimens or gain exposure to new ones, serious and recreational athletes alike can celebrate the slew of fitness-geared smartphone apps available today. From tracking your pace on a run to being guided through professionally designed workouts, these technological tools can be undeniably helpful. Here are just a few popular apps that are helping the electronically savvy phone in, to hone in their workouts.
Q:I’m training for an upcoming marathon and have started feeling pain in the back of my heel? What treatment do you recommend?
Q: I’m having lower back pain that seems to be causing tingling, tightness, and pain in the back of my hip and leg. Is it sciatica?
Hike of the Month: Tangerine Falls
Length of Trail: Roughly 3 miles round trip
Elevation: Approximately 950 feet at base of fall
Level of Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous