Cycling workouts

Two Keys to Becoming a Stronger Cyclist This Winter

By Jana Richtrova, Coolcore athlete You want to ride your bike, but winter’s snow, ice, and lack of daylight are making things difficult. You can either bundle up and head outside to battle the elements, or you can invest in a bike trainer, and enjoy riding your bike indoors where neither safety…

Running in winter

What to Wear Running During Winter

There are two types of people when it comes to the winter season: Those who thrill at that first whiff of frosty air and those who strongly consider hibernation as an alternative to having to go outside. But whether you jump out of bed at the prospect of a good winter run or reluctantly drag…

5 reasons to try treadmill workouts

Five Reasons to Try Treadmill Workouts This Winter

By Jana Richtrova, Coolcore athlete Fall temperatures are here and winter is right around the corner. That means daylight is becoming harder to find and getting those outdoor workouts in can be just a little more difficult. Bundling up and braving the elements is easier than ever thanks to…

Four Outdoor Workouts for Colder Temperatures

Getting outside is great motivation to work out. Unfortunately for a lot of us that motivation tends to waiver when the temperatures start to drop. But whether you're trying to maintain an exercise regimen or starting a new fitness journey, you don't have to be stuck indoors during the colder…

Tips for Trying Trail Running

By Sarah Canney Perhaps you’ve run a few road races and you feel comfortable training and racing on the roads, but you’re eager for a new challenge. If that’s you, then trail running is a great place to challenge yourself and explore new territory. Trail running takes you off the beaten path and…

Summer Running: 4 Tips for Staying Cool on Your Summer Runs

This post is sponsored by Coolcore. I'm proud to represent this New Hampshire-based company as one of their ambassadors! With running you get to witness the seasons shift in real time, feet on the ground watching the changes slow and subtle. Each season presents its challenges when it comes to…

Tips for Running in the Heat

August weather typically means hot sticky days that can make it difficult to take part in your daily runs. In some cases, the heat can even be dangerous. Here are a few tips to stay cool and safe during your hot weather runs. Wear light clothing: Dr. Cool shirts are a must have for warm weather…

Becca Pizzi injury prevention

Becca Pizzi’s Tips for Recovery and Injury Prevention

As we approach the World Marathon Challenge, one of the longest and most physically challenging races in the world, we wonder how some of these participants prepare themselves. In the case of our Ambassador, Becca Pizzi, who is seeking to become the first American female to finish the race, the key…

Becca Pizzi Training Tips for Runners

Becca Pizzi’s Training Tips for Runners

If you’ve been following Dr. Cool through our blog or on our social media channels lately, you’ve likely heard of Becca Pizzi. Becca is one of our talented Ambassadors, and her story is a testament to dedication and hard work. As she continues on her quest to run a marathon in all 50 states…

YOU vs. The Heat: The #1 way to battle the hottest year in known history

“The first six months of the year have been the hottest since global temperature records were compiled 136 years ago.” -National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Now that’s a way to start a conversation! It’s true 2015 is panning out to be the hottest year on record, at least since we’ve been…

Workout of the Week: Swimming

Workout Of the Week: Swimming!

The holidays are over and the dreary mid-winter days are now upon us. For those who love the winter months there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy and keep in shape, such as skiing/snowboarding, ice skating, snow shoeing and more. Of course, not everyone though loves to spend their time in…

How to transition your summer workouts into fall

How to Transition your Summer Workouts to the Fall

Just because the summer has come to an end doesn’t mean the awesome summer workouts have too!  The Fall season is actually one of the best times for outdoor activities!  Though the summer weather is great, sometimes it is too hot, even dangerously hot to do anything in the sun.  The Fall season…