How-to Tips

A Visual Re-Cap

When I started working with IRIS 2 years ago, I honestly thought the relationship would go as far as finding glasses that fit my face well and supporting a local company. But when I decided to do this re-cap post I realized this relationship became so much more then just learning about how to buy […]

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How Athletes can Protect the Environment Using the Leave No Trace Seven Principles© + Bonus Tips

Trash-littered trails, sunscreen oiled water, and critters hopped up on junk food. These are just a few things that can happen when athletes don’t protect the environment by practicing The Leave No Trace Seven Principles©. Whether you’re training to build bigger glutes or increase running stamina, it’s up to you to protect the environment. This […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Mountain Biking for Beginners

Mountain biking is breathing in the smell of a quiet forest. It’s the tough love of navigating your front wheel over roots and rocks up a steep climb. Mountain biking is the failure to wipe the grin off your face as you fly down a trail. Are you interested yet? Great. Because this is Mountain […]

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Treat Common Trail Running Injuries: From Metatarsalgia to Frostbite

Are you ready to break out of your comfort zone and give trail running a try? Or perhaps you’ve already been bitten by the off-road running bug and had to deal with some of the common hazards of wilderness running.  Running on different surfaces can add great variety to your routine, but it also has […]

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Exercise and Mental Health • How Can you Benefit?

​​Exercise will help you to build muscle, improve cardiovascular health, and will inevitably affect your overall physique, but did you know that working out is just as good for your brain as it is for the rest of your body? Engaging in regular exercise has significant psychological benefits and is critical to support your overall […]

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Aerobic Intervals, Sprint Interval Training, and HIIT Workouts for Weight Loss

aInterval training is growing in popularity and is considered to be one of the most effective training methods. Particularly in competitive sports, interval training is used to enhance physical performance. But it also offers many benefits for recreational runners and beginners. The main thing is to choose the right intervals. We will explain the different […]

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Answers to Your Most Common Questions About Workout Scheduling

Workout scheduling is one of the most challenging things about fitness. Elite athletes have coaches and sports scientists telling them exactly how to schedule their workouts. While the rest of us aren’t so lucky, following some simple workout scheduling guidance can go a long way. Here are some answers to your most basic questions about […]

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4 Strategies to Keep Your Personal Training Clients on Track for Better Results

For a while, your client was making great progress toward their fitness goal (be it increasing muscle mass, losing fat, getting stronger, etc.). But suddenly, it all stops. What do you do?

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How Social Media Influences Our Eating Habits

These days, spending time on social media platforms is a common experience among people of all generations. It is unusual to find someone who has access to the internet and doesn’t have a profile on at least one social media platform. In fact, the question that divides generations isn’t so much about whether they are […]

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Inspiring Consistent Wellness Even As Seasons Change

What Is “Consistent Wellness?”

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