Resources in Training

Nikki’s Thoughts on Integrating Yoga with Fitness

Nikki’s Thoughts on Integrating Yoga with Fitness
October 08 2019 Coaches Feedback

How adding Yoga to your fitness can make you feel and perform better Hi, I’m Nikki and I teach yoga at many studios around the city. I also teach and sweat at Ironstone. As someone who is passionate about yoga and who has chosen it as a career, it should come as no surprise that... Read more »

How to Find Success with Nutrition Coaching

How to Find Success with Nutrition Coaching
August 02 2019 Nutrition Tips

How to find Success with Nutrition Coaching What’s the difference between someone in those successful nutrition transformation photos and others? There are certainly genetic factors, the impact of workout intensity, financial investments, more time committed and any number of other influencing factors. But in the end one simple thing makes the biggest difference: Consistency is... Read more »

Good Carbohydrates vs. Bad: Is There a Difference?

Good Carbohydrates vs. Bad: Is There a Difference?
March 19 2019 Nutrition Tips

Carbohydrates as a whole are an essential part of healthy nutrition and for most of us, our primary energy source. Is eating an apple the same as eating a donut? If we’re only looking at macronutrient content, some might say yes due to the classic “if it fits my macros” mindset. However, there is so... Read more »

Meal Prep: Super Bowl Sunday

Meal Prep: Super Bowl Sunday
January 26 2019 Nutrition Tips

If you come to the party prepared with one of these it’s bound to be a crowd pleaser and an added bonus you can easily fit them into your macros to keep you on track!

Pre-Race Nutrition for Endurance Athletes

Pre-Race Nutrition for Endurance Athletes
May 18 2018 Nutrition Tips

What should you eat before the big race? Kat dives into the basics of pre-race nutrition for endurance athletes.

Understanding Pain and Injury Part 1

Understanding Pain and Injury Part 1
November 28 2017 Knowledge

Experiencing pain can be stressful if you are unsure of the cause or consequences. This post should help you better understand what symptoms indicate that it is time to go see a healthcare professional rather than soldiering on.

Test Weeks: why we program them & what to expect

Test Weeks: why we program them & what to expect
September 24 2017 Program Structure

Test week is your opportunity to measure your progress and our chance to evaluate the programming. Learn more about what test week means for you as member.

This Training Cycle: A primer on periodization and what to expect

This Training Cycle: A primer on periodization and what to expect
April 23 2017 Program Structure

At Ironstone one of the things we have attempted to do is explain to our members on a deeper level why they are doing the things they are and what the intent is of each piece.

Our Next Micro-Cycle

Our Next Micro-Cycle
July 29 2016 Program Structure

Test Week (1 Aug- 7 Aug) Most of the year we are training – not testing fitness. Training is an eye towards progression; delaying the desire to chase Personal Records and achievements until later so we can focus on building the pieces to get there in the right way. Over the last 16 weeks we... Read more »