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Quinoa Veggie Protein Power Bowl

Power Bowl Have you heard of Protein Power Bowls? They are all the rage now-a-days, and for good reason, because they are awesome! They are awesome because they are really just a fancy term for a salad topped with all kinds …


Athletic Performance Assessment

Let’s face it, most of us primarily train the things we like to do and we’re good at doing. The end result of such an approach is not what we want though, leading to imbalances that get harder to rectify …


Rio Driven Olympics

The 2016 Olympics will be held in Austin, TX! Well almost, along with the real Olympics in Rio we are creating challenges that mock the real events of the games. This will be an individual challenge, unlike our standard Driven …


Driven Olympics 2016

The 2016 DRIVEN SPRING OLYMPICS* At long last, the Driven Olympics is upon us again. Here’s how it works. There will be 16 individual competitions and 2 team competitions over a 2-week period from April 25th through May 6th. As …


Holiday Fitness Challenge 2015

As we all know, the holidays can be a challenging time to stay on a healthy course. The opportunities to miss training and eat poorly seem to keep coming, so the HFC gives you some incentive to stay on the …


Local ATX Running Hot Spots

With the looming drops in temperatures (it’s coming, I promise), fall and winter are a great time of year to take up trail running. Running off road and on some varying terrain can have some nice benefits on your overall …


Returning to Full Speed After ACL Surgery

Gary Gray, one of my biggest influences in terms of how I think about training, uses his front yard/back yard analogy to describe situations like ACL injury prevention. When you’re raising kids, it’s safer to keep them in the back …


Shifting Gears – Avoiding Burnout

We’ve all experienced burnout in our workout routines. You keep doing the same workouts the same way you’ve been doing them but you don’t feel like you are improving. In fact, it just feels like a chore. It sucks. This …


September Consistency Challenge

This is often a tough time of year for fitness. You’ve been on vacation. You’re not working out based on swimsuit-related panic. With school back in and people actually starting to work again, your schedule is crazy. Excuses are easy …


Texas State Time Trial Recap

Everyone looks fast at the starting line. Lots of slick bikes, disc wheels, fancy helmets, etc. It’s intimidating. Not to mention the fact that the one guy who beat me last year gets to start 30 seconds behind me, giving …