Research Shows that Running to Synchronized Music Increases the Length of Time to Exhaustion.

New research shows a fascinating discovery about running that most runner’s don’t know about – yet. With the aid of music tempo that matches your running cadence, one of several features of the new iPhone app Upbeat Workouts for Runners, you can last longer and put in more workout effort during your runs. In a soon to be published research article in the upcoming Journal of Science and Medicine and Sport these intriguing results will be presented. The research shows that the time to exhaustion, the time to the point of fatigue when the group of elite runners had to …

The Treadmill Upbeat Workout Experience.

May 19, 2011 Traveling and making presentations in running stores across America to demo Upbeat Workouts for runners this week I landed in Detroit, Michigan facing cold and rainy weather and the challenge of where to run. The hotel desk clerk didn’t have a clue where to direct me. This Embassy Suite hotel was next to US 696 and shopping centers. I choose the tiny workout room at my hotel. Next decision, which of the Upbeat Workouts “Coached Workouts” to listen and enjoy?  One of my favorites (it’s free – go to the “Buy New Workouts” and it appears with …

CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCED

May 10, 2011 You can win free gear from Upbeat Workouts by entering the “Win Free Gear” and answering the question of the month. Our first three winners answered the question: WHY DO YOU LOVE TO RUN TO MUSIC? The winners and their answers to the question are as follows: 1st Place Winner: Kellie Prinz Johnson: “Fast, fun, upbeat music makes me happy and energetic. I fell light on my feet and fast when I run to the perfect song.” 2nd Place Winner: Janet DiNatale: “Why wouldn’t anyone want to run to music? You lace up your shoes, pull on …

Running While Traveling

Running is one of the easiest ways to get in a workout with minimal equipment and maximum fitness value for the time spent!  I’ve found that running while traveling is one of the best ways to get in a great morning workout, see the city before it fully wakes up, and is a great remedy to help get over jet lag quickly too! If I have extra time in my schedule I’ll look up a locale running store to check into group run options.  Another AMAZING resource for finding people is looking at the Running Meetup Group for groups in …

Go to Triathlon Camp This Summer with Sally

All-Women's Triathlon Camp May 14-15th

If you want to get more upbeat and great workouts, learn more about triathlon training, and get fitter and faster, then join Sally Edwards and her co-coach, Lauren Jensen at their women’s only summer camp in Pleasant Praire, Wisconsin.  Saturday will focus on “First Timer” triathletes.  Sunday will work with “Level 2/Intermediate-Advance” athletes.  This camp will happen the weekend of May 14-15th. You can learn more about Camp Heart Zones (and yes, everyone attending gets to try Upbeat Workouts that weekend). Learn more or register click here Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

New Cardio Fitness Training Program – ZONING

Ready for a new cardio fitness training program? Zoning is the new high energy and fun to music program that gets you fit and fitter created by the prolific author, athlete, and fitness expert, Sally Edwards, MA, MBA. Sally literally wrote the book on working out in the cardio zones. Her new program is the development of a simple and fun in 30-minutes a day program to music.  Zoning follows the three steps of cardio activity (see accompany picture for details). Zoning includes more than the program – it is a complete product launch which includes activity cards, the Zoning …

Groove with DJ Sally at the Trek Women and Danskin Triathlons

The expected 30,000 women entering the Trek Women and Danskin Triathlons this summer have the opportunity to train with Upbeat Workouts CEO, Sally Edwards and her new iPhone app. As the Chief Inspiration Officer for The Xxtra Mile, Sally introduces her first iPhone/iPod touch app, Upbeat Workouts for Runners to help both experienced and new-to-triathlon gals motivated and inspired with her “virtual coaching“. Matching music and motivation with experience and iPhone technology, Sally’s training app brings more fun to triathlon workouts. Research has shown up to a 15% increase in endurance when running to synchronized music. As a bonus, when …