Today, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, talks about easy days! What defines an easy day? And why should you have it in your training schedule?
Carrie defines easy days as a run at a conversational pace, meaning you can easily talk during this pace. It's basically a recovery run that helps your body to adapt and safely progress to the harder, more intense runs.
Check out this article from Runner's World to learn more about easy days.
Today, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, talks about another favorite topic: rest days! It is important to write in a day off once a week on your training schedule. Taking a day off can help strengthen your body, sharpen your focus and reenergize your spirit. Rest right and you'll run faster and be healthier. Skip it and you may be forced to take time off because of an injury. Read more from this article from Runner's World.
Today, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, talks about a favorite topic: sleep! We'll repeat it over and over — sleep is critical for our bodies. And if you're serious about running and feeling your best, prioritize a good night's rest like it was written into your training plan.
Sleep is like the wonder supplement that accelerates tissue repair, boosts human growth hormone to build bone and muscle, enhances metabolism, sharpens concentration, and tweaks your perception to make hard exercise efforts feel easier. Read more in this article by Outside Magazine.
Today, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, talks about the best time of day to do a workout. Hint: Know your body and what works for you!
Lakeville/Burnsville Moms on the Run Franchise Owner and Head Coach, Kim Burggraaf, was recently invited to share her story with The Faces of Lakeville. Writer Annie Collins shares:
"Once you start reading this story, you will quickly understand why Kim Burggraaf, franchise owner of Lakeville Moms On The Run, was nominated to be featured as one of The Faces of Lakeville. Kim is one of the most genuine people in our community who is easily inspired by others ... however, SHE is the one that truly inspires so many around her. After talking with her for just a few minutes, I immediately felt like I have known her for awhile! Her story on how she ended up as franchise owner for both Lakeville & Burnsville Moms on the Run is a good one. It felt like it was all meant to be!"
We are so proud of Kim and all of her hard work she puts in to build her Moms on the Run community in Lakeville and Burnsville.
"I feel so honored to have been nominated - what a fun surprise that was!" exclaims Kim. "Big thanks to the community member that nominated me and to Amy at The Faces of Lakeville for taking time to share our story!"
Check out Coach Kim's story!