Bobbi Farley of Eau Claire (WI) Moms on the Run was adamant she would never run a marathon. Running seven years with Moms on the Run and completing 13 half marathons, she was certain 13.1 was her body's max. Her team, however, inspired her to think differently. Bobbi decided to register and train for her first marathon in the spring of 2019. Two weeks before race day, unfortunately, her goal was cut short when she received crushing news: She had colon cancer.
Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, regularly shares tips to help us strengthen our running and fitness routines. Last week, she talked about the warm-up. Today's training tip is focused on our post-workout cool down. Cooling down properly allows your heart rate, body temp and blood pressure to return to normal levels. It also helps prevent lactic acid buildup and muscle stiffness. In this video, Carrie shares what she does during her cool down after a workout.
Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, regularly shares tips to help us strengthen our running and fitness routines. Today's training tip is focused on our pre-workout warm-up. Warming up is important for many reasons: to increase blood flow to our muscles, to help prevent injury and to reduce soreness. Carrie offers some easy tips around stretches to do during our warm-up to ultimately get the most out of our workout.
Today's training tip features part 4 of our series on training opposing muscle groups. Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares two of her favorite exercises you can do to train your glutes and abs. Training opposing muscle groups is optimal for muscle growth, intra-workout recovery and injury prevention. Watch it below!
Jenna Allerson, our newest owner of Apple Valley Moms on the Run and Farmington Moms on the Run, recently shared her story on becoming a business owner in the Sun Thisweek newspaper.
After struggling with postpartum depression after the birth of her oldest son, Jenna became interested in holistic medicine and fitness and started running with Moms on the Run. “Moms on the Run was really part of my journey to help me kind of get out of that place. Exercise was a critical component for me to be healthy for myself and my family,” she said.
Now Jenna is excited to grow the Moms on the Run community in Apple Valley and Farmington. Read more of the article here.