Today's training tip features Part 2 of our series on training opposing muscle groups. Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares two easy exercises you can do for your quadriceps (the group of four muscles at the front of the thigh) and hamstrings (the three muscles at the back of the thigh). Training opposing muscle groups is optimal for muscle growth, intra-workout recovery and injury prevention. If you missed Part 1 on chest and back, view it here.
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Today we're starting a series on training opposing muscle groups. Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, explains what opposing muscle training is and begins Part 1 featuring a couple quick exercises you can do for your chest and back. Check it out.
As a retired nurse of 41 years, St. Cloud (MN) Moms on the Run member Melanie Neubauer has spent her life helping others. This year has been no exception. Consumed with caring for her in-laws after medical emergencies in Arizona and now in Montana, Melanie has stayed committed to running — and her St. Cloud Moms on the Run team — despite the distance.
What is the proper running form to get up those hills? Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares her tips on things to think about as you attempt an incline. Don't dread hills; they are a great way to improve speed and endurance.