Posts tagged maintain fitness
Why You Should Train with a Heart Rate Monitor

In 1979 POLAR filed its first patent for wireless heart rate measurement and in 1982, launched the first ever wire-free wearable heart rate monitor, changing the way athletes trained forever.

There are a few things that you want to determine when you have a heart rate monitor:

Read More
First Time in a Triathlon 

This week's blog should have been about running, but I am interrupting the series for a special blog post.

A friend texted me for some advice on doing a Triathlon for the first time. He will be doing the Jakes Off-Road Triathlon on the last weekend of April, which is a respectable challenge. This triathlon is open to Jamaicans and foreigners alike, so I am encouraging both my Jamaican and my Canadian peeps to check it out. Here is my advice for the first timer in this triathlon: 

Read More
How to Maintain your fitness over the Holidays

The festive season is upon us. Some are busy worrying about what to buy for family and friends, while others are stressing over the meals and the travelling coming up. While doing all that planning, we may also be worried about losing our fitness during the season. Fear not, 30 to 45 minutes a day for 3 or 4 sessions a week will diminish the effects of not going to the gym at all. 

Read More