If the current pandemic has taught us anything over the last six months, it’s that our Moms on the Run community rocks! We had 500 participants at our first-ever LIVE national virtual race on Aug. 23.
National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, started us out with a live warm-up via Facebook, then participants logged onto the Charge app to start the race, get cheered on in real time, listen to our personalized race playlist and view race results as our runners crossed the virtual finish line.
Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, regularly shares training tips to help us strengthen our running, fitness and health. Today's training tip addresses the question: Why be a runner? Maybe you've been running for years or perhaps you're considering a running program for the first time. Carrie gives us several reasons why running is so good for us. Listen in!
As we prepare for our LIVE virtual race this weekend, we want to talk about mental strategies while racing. This week's Ask Coach Carrie — featuring Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson — brings back a good one from December 2018 and will give you some great tips regarding what to tell yourself as you're running your race.
Whether you are contemplating a fun run or a full marathon, it’s exciting to train toward a new fitness milestone. Runners get into trouble on the course when they don’t train enough before a run, but it can be just as problematic to overtrain. We talked with Summit Orthopedics' sports medicine physician and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jack Skendzel about how to balance your running goals with a healthful training program. Click here for the article.
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Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, regularly shares training tips regarding strengthening our running, fitness and health. We wanted to hear from you, our members, so we're back with another Ask Coach Carrie series. Karla M asks: Any tips for a first time marathoner in training? Listen in as Carrie shares her advice.