Category: Staff Picks

Our Fave Muffins (made with wheat germ – ssssshhhhh)

Thanks to the Connelly Family for sharing these muffins and their amazing recipe with our GH Staff! As an avid athlete and food fanatic, I need as much daily fuel as I can get. Just like everyone, I crave those sugary, tasty treats that are easy to make and even better to eat. On the… Read more »

Meet the GH Team: Meg!

Megan Kearney Hometown: Ventura, CA College: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Major: Liberal Studies Expected Graduation Date: Spring 2018 Started working at GH: December 2016 Megan Kearney smiling big in the big California Bay Area! Q&A with Meg… Do you have a nickname? Most people call me Meg. Where did you grow up… Read more »

Meet the GH Team: Katie Ogden

MEET KATIE Hometown: San Diego, California College: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Major: Business Marketing Expected Graduation: Winter 2015 Joined GH Sports: January 2014 THE INSIDE SCOOP Where did you grow up and what activities did you do to stay active? I grew up in San Diego and played soccer since I was… Read more »

SLO Color Blast Fun Run

“CHOOSE HAPPY” is a phrase I heard repeatedly at the SLO Color Blast Fun Run at San Luis Obispo High School on January 24, 2015. The day was full of smiles, laughter, and COLOR. The SLO Color Blast Fun Run is held in honor of Alex Maier (#23),  a former San Luis Obispo High School soccer… Read more »

2015 SLO Color Blast Fun Run (packet pickup at GH Sports)

Color runs are a relatively new kind of race but they have affected the running scene drastically. You can find all kinds of pictures from these races where everyone looks like they are having a blast. So, if your New Year’s resolution is to get out there to run a race and you live near… Read more »

GH Staff Adventures: Snowshoeing the Mt Whitney Trail

Snowshoeing the Mt Whitney Trail Experienced by and written by Kurt Sjobert, GH Sports Team Member. Every winter I try to break up my regular workout schedule and go do something that’s outside of my normal swimming, biking, and running routine; really anything to help me from getting burnt out throughout the year. This winter… Read more »

Meet the GH Team: Kurt Sjoberg

MEET KURT Hometown: Cottonwood, California College: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Major: Biomedical Engineering Joined GH Sports: June 2014 THE INSIDE SCOOP Why the interest in Biomedical Engineering? I really enjoy biology, have always had a mechanical aptitude, and like to create things. What types of things have you engineered? I’ve done a few… Read more »

Lycra vs. Polyester Swimsuits

GH Women's Dura2 XT One Piece

A piece of chocolate cake. Its perfection beckons you, but you hesitate since you’ve played this game before. You savor the first few rich bites, and then you realize it’s fading fast. Bite by bite, the more you try to make it last the faster it’s gone. This is a vivid metaphor of a swimmer’s relationship… Read more »

Improve Your Swimming Technique with The Big 4

GH Latex Swim Cap White

Law of Chaos- “When left unattended, a swimmer will gravitate towards the worst technique possible.” As a swim coach, I teach kids from ages 4 all the way to ages 18 how to swim, and not just how TO swim, but how to swim WELL. I’m with kids who can barely doggie paddle, and young… Read more »

Meet the GH Team: Jake Scott

WELCOME JAKE SCOTT Major: Kinesiology Hometown: Bakersfield, CA College: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – GO MUSTANGS!! Joined the GH Sports Team: June 2014 THE INSIDE SCOOP Why did you choose to major in Kinesiology? I was first studying agricultural engineering at Cal Poly, but I didn’t like it at all so I decided… Read more »