Who is an advanced runner? Over the past two weeks, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shared training tips for new runners and defined intermediate running. This week, she defines what it means to be an advanced runner. We're guessing you already know if you are a veteran runner. We love our advanced runners at Moms on the Run. They inspire us and are often our head coaches and franchise owners. We have training at Moms on the Run for all levels — even advanced. We are excited that fall season is underway! For those of you who are running marathons and other races this fall, we can't wait to hear about your results. You can find a Moms on the Run group for training and accountability here.
Are you an intermediate runner? Last week, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shared training tips for new runners. This week, she defines what it means to be an intermediate runner. Our training at Moms on the Run is targeted for various levels; intermediate runners are a huge part of our program. Interval training, tempo runs, endurance runs, cardio and strength training and accountability — all of these are ways our intermediate runners continually improve their training. We are excited that fall season is underway! It's not too late to join us. You can find a Moms on the Run group for training and accountability here.
Over the next three weeks, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, will share training tips for various levels of runners — from those who are new to the sport to those who have been running for years. As fall season gets underway, today Carrie talks to those who may be hitting the trails or roads for the first time. Welcome to running! Take a listen to a few reminders as you get started. You can find a Moms on the Run group for training and accountability here.
We're excited to introduce a conversation today launching our #MOTRcares campaign. This campaign focuses on real-life topics that affect our members and keep us from our optimal wellness levels.
Today, our topic is Exercise and Your Mental Health, a conversation that is sponsored by our friends at PNC Bank. Our special guests for this video include Kate Kelly, Regional President of PNC Bank Minnesota, and Sharon McKim, licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy with the PNC Well-Being Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Sharon talks about the link between our physical health and our mental health and gives us a great, easy breathing exercise we can do to help decrease anxiety, promote relaxation and positive energy, reduce stress and blood pressure and promote mindfulness. Listen in!
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Sharon is a licensed, board certified Doctor of Physical Therapy. She earned her doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh and has a bachelor's degree in Biology from Gannon University. Sharon has practiced as a PT for 14 years, with a primary focus in outpatient orthopedics. Sharon's approach combines manual therapy, tailored exercise programs, and preventative education regarding activities of daily living and ergonomics in order to fully treat not only symptoms but the cause of pain and dysfunction for each patient.
In this video, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares quick tips regarding steps we can take to be safe out on the trails.