Kaiser Permanente Training Tips

Great training and nutrition tips from Kaiser Permanente, plus inspirational stories!

From Walking to Running a Marathon to Losing 125 Pounds!

Kristin Arnold is proof that baby steps add up – to 52,400 to be exact! “Two years ago, I was sitting at the Paramount Café eating with my kids. I was close…

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Homemade Sport Drinks

Learn how to make your own sport drinks! During exercise Ingredients (makes 32 oz): 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup hot water 1/4 cup orange juice (not concentrate) plus 2…

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Hydration Tips

Under hydration and over hydration can both be problematic. If you become dehydrated during exercise and lose more than 2% of your body weight as a result, your performance can dramatically decline….

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Weight Loss

For Sports Performance Whether you are just getting started with a more physical lifestyle or a seasoned athlete, a safe and slow (1 lbs/week) weight loss can: Improve your speed Reduce your risk…

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Fuel Your Marathon

SPORT NUTRITION TIPS Running long distance requires the right type and amount of nutrition and hydration. Be sure to practice the tips here in your long training runs to determine what and how…

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Sports Snacks

Whether you are just starting to increase your physical activity or you are a seasoned athlete, healthy snacks can improve your energy and give you what you need to “just do it”!  Click…

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Self-Care for Runners

Kaiser Permanente Centers for Complementary Medicine (kpccm.org) Running is a physically demanding, high impact sport. Whether you’ve got 10 marathons under your belt, or you’re training for your very first 5k, a good…

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Yoga for Runners

Katie Hyzl, Master of Arts (Environmental Leadership, Naropa University), Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Yoga Teacher; Kaiser Permanente Centers for Complementary Medicine Some content inspired by and provided by other resources – Credited accordingly…

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Acupuncture for Endurance Athletes

Scott Clemensen, MD DABMA; Kaiser Permenente Baseline Medical Offices; Family Medicine; Centers for Complementary Medicine As a family physician and medical acupuncturist practicing in the front range of Colorado, I have a great opportunity to…

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Benefits of Pre and Post Marathon Massages

Katie Hyzl, Master of Arts (Environmental Leadership, Naropa University), Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Yoga Teacher; Kaiser Permanente Centers for Complementary Medicine Pre-event massage can be an excellent way to help prime your body…

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Training/Running with Lung Health in Mind

Brandy Drennan, RN, BSN, AE-C; Asthma & COPD Care Coordinator; Kaiser Permanente East & Smoky Hill Medical Offices Here comes the sun, yay! Oh yeah, that means it’s time to train for the Colfax…

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“Q Angle” of the Knee

John Hanks DC, MHS; Kaiser Permanente; Centers for Complementary Medicine As a Runner, Why Should I Care About the “Q angle” of the Knee?  Observing a foot race of any kind, will sooner or…

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Kaiser Permanente Training Webinars

FREE ACCESS TO KAISER PERMANENTE WEBINARS ON TRAINING TOPICS FOR RUNNERS (RECORDED, ON-DEMAND) Go to http://kphealthyme.com/Sports-Nutrition-Programs/Seminar-Webinar-Schedule Select from the following topics: Training to Thrive: Getting Fit for the Race Proper Hydration Nutrition…

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It’s gotta be the shoes!

Scott Clemensen, MD DABMA; Kaiser Permenente Baseline Medical Offices; Family Medicine; Centers for Complementary Medicine This myth has been around long before Spike Lee commented on Michael Jordan’s prowess on the court and selling Nike…

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Sun Protection Tips for Colorado Runners

Arun Pathy, MD; South Area Specialty Chief, Dermatology; Kaiser Permanente Colorado Sun exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin cancer, both the common types (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma) and…

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