What should we do on non-run days? Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, offers some fantastic tips in the video below. And if you're looking for extra resources regarding strength training or other exercises you can do at home, Moms on the Run Founder and CEO Karissa Johnson shares five quick tips about working out from home on our blog here.
by Karissa Johnson
If this pandemic has taught us anything about what we need to be successful in our fitness goals, it’s that we need to have a plan that we can do at home! On our non-run days, I love to get to the gym to get some strength training in, but I’m thankful that I have the tools to get that workout in at home for the times I just can’t get out of the house.
Working out at home doesn’t have to be complicated or intimidating. Choose simple, effective exercises to become comfortable with and make a part of your regular routine. Here are a few tips to feel confident in your workout at home.
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.