The Kentucky Gent, men's fashion and lifestyle blogger, incorporates Drip Drop into his marathon training.

Marathon Training

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and DripDrop®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DrinkDripDrop #DripDropHydrates If you’re following along with me on Twitter by now you’re probably tired of my constant tweets about marathon training, but it’s just beginning – sorry, not sorry! This will be my first full marathon (keep your fingers, toes, and all other opposable appendages crossed for me.) While I’m not new to the training schedule that comes with gearing up for a long distance run – I’ve ran a handful of half marathons & The Triple Crown – my body isn’t my biggest fan right now.  One of the worst things about working for yourself AND working from home is the schedule, or lack there of. There are some mornings that I’ll roll out of bed, grab a coffee, and get straight into work. Then before I realize it it’s past noon, and I’ve not eaten breakfast. When you’re training for a marathon that’s the number one mistake to make, not fueling up. Well, I’m happy to say that after meeting with a nutritionist last week I’ve made myself an eating schedule to follow (every…

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The Kentucky Gent with Be Gauntlet Fit for Workout of the Day

Workout of the Day With Be Gauntlet Fit

I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather this week, so didn’t get to make it the gym to train with these two this week, but they were kind enough to supply a workout of the day for all my readers anyways!  Jumping Jacks: 50 x 3 Step 1: Stand with feet together, knees slightly bent, and arms to sides. Step 2: Jump while raising arms and separating legs to sides. Land on forefoot with legs apart and arms overhead. Jump again while lower arms and returning legs to midline. Land on forefoot with arms and legs in original position and repeat. Rest for one minute Burpees: 20 x 3 Step 1: Start standing, bend your knees and bring your hands to the floor just in front of your feet. Step 2: Walk your hands out into a plank position, then walk yourself back to a low squat and stand up. This complete one rep. Step 3: Do 15 reps for a set. Rest for one minute Sit Ups: 20 x 3 Step 1: Lie down on the floor placing your feet either under something that will not move or by having a partner hold them. Your legs should be bent at the…

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The Kentucky Gent's Upper Body Workout With Be Gauntlet Fit

Upper Body Workout With Be Gauntlet Fit

Wide-Grip Lat Pulldown: 2×10 Step 1: Sit down on a pull-down machine with a wide bar attached to the top pulley. Make sure that you adjust the knee pad of the machine to fit your height. These pads will prevent your body from being raised by the resistance attached to the bar.  Step 2: Grab the bar with the palms facing forward using the prescribed grip. Note on grips: For a wide grip, your hands need to be spaced out at a distance wider than shoulder width. For a medium grip, your hands need to be spaced out at a distance equal to your shoulder width and for a close grip at a distance smaller than your shoulder width.  Step 3: As you have both arms extended in front of you holding the bar at the chosen grip width, bring your torso back around 30 degrees or so while creating a curvature on your lower back and sticking your chest out. This is your starting position.  Step 4: As you breathe out, bring the bar down until it touches your upper chest by drawing the shoulders and the upper arms down and back. Tip: Concentrate on squeezing the back muscles…

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“Back To Basics” With Be Gauntlet Fit

Surprise! Here’s the first in a new workout series I’ve started with Be Gauntlet Fit. Today I’ve teamed up with them to show a “Back To Basics” workout for those of us ready to shed some winter weight and get back into shape. I guarantee these guys will get you in the best shape of your lives! I’ve only been working out with them for a short while, but I’m already feeling the burn and can’t wait to see the final results. Be sure to check back every Wednesday for our weekly fitness series together. Be Gauntlet Fit mission is to help make people extraordinary with optimal health and fitness programs. They have taken the best of everything in the world of health, fitness, and wellness, and combined it to bring you Be Gauntlet Fit. They strive to influence all those they come in contact with towards a life of higher standards in regards to the mind and body. Be Gauntlet Fit is always actively learning more as a company, so that they can provide their community with the most efficient and effective information possible. So I hope to see you here each and every Wednesday! Be sure to follow Be Gauntlet…

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