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06/08/2017
Is there anything more exhilarating than a run outdoors or a yoga session in the park after a particularly cold season? As we begin to take advantage of the sun, it's important to stay safe. Before you bring out the summer sports training outfits from your closet, it's important to remember that...
05/19/2017

Safety Rules for Running Outdoors

Summer is almost over and running outdoors is one of the best ways to take advantage of this weather. Just remember that your safety should always be your priority to avoid accidents and injuries. For this reason at Athletic Republic in Pittsburgh we would like...
05/19/2017
There is very little more physically rewarding than a solid weights training program. Before you start your program, read these tips to make sure you're prepared. When it comes to working out, there are little other ways to achieve solid results than with weights. As fancy as the machines in the...
05/19/2017
When it comes time to choose your workout goals and the path it will take to get there, swimming or the pool are almost always absent from the list of exercises or spaces which will be used. Many people working towards a training routine are so focused on the equipment in the gym that they forget...
05/19/2017
As the weather starts to show signs of getting warmer, the season change provides the perfect time and environment to either get back into running after the cold break or to give running a try for the first time. Whichever category you fall into, it's important that you prepare your mind and your...
05/19/2017
When it comes to breaking away from the daily grind, nothing beats a vacation. Whether it’s a long weekend away at the beach, a week or two while you explore the countryside, or even a month of backpacking through a foreign country. As enjoyable as these experiences are, they often also come with...
05/19/2017
If there was ever a time where the world joined hands in over-indulgence, it’s Christmas. Whether it’s a second helping of Turkey, a third helping of potatoes, or a fourth helping of delicious Christmas dessert; the chances are that you took a small break from your regular eating routine over the...
05/19/2017
Staying motivated to workout is a constant challenge. When the days start getting shorter and the temperatures start dropping, not many of us are jumping out of bed to start training at 6 am. Even the most dedicated athletes can find this time of year extremely taxing, but there are strategies...
05/19/2017
When it comes to a workout routine, stretching doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. So much so that a previous post was dedicated to providing information about the benefits of stretching; especially for those undertaking weights training.

The Best Post-Workout Stretches

Keeping with the...
05/19/2017

Complement Your Sports Training With Yoga

For any athlete to be on the top of their game, they need to take a holistic approach to their training. This means not only focusing strength and power but flexibility and core-stability as well as nutrition and psychological well-being. The British...