Over the years, the advice to stretch before exercise was drilled into our heads. We'd hold a few stretches for 30-60 seconds, then be ready to go! Today, however, the type of stretching recommended as a warm-up has changed from static to dynamic stretching. Dynamic stretching — stretching while in motion — better prepares muscles for the activity or exercise. Owner Amy Magdalein and Coach Jennifer Stoner of Moms on the Run Jacksonville showed some dynamic stretches to Eden Kendall on River City Live, WJXT-4 TV. Watch it here!
We were recently contacted by Under Armour's MapMyRun blog regarding tips for running as a family. Carrie Tollefson, Moms on the Run national fitness director, shared her ideas for getting her family involved in the article "4 Tactics to Run As a Family (And Enjoy It)."
When a group of moms meeting in a local park decided they wanted to spice up their post-baby fitness journey by training for a 5K race, Moms on the Run was born. The first class was held on April 12, 2008, in small town Forest Lake, Minn. Today, Moms on the Run is a nationally franchised running company with 46 locations in six states — and growing.
As a part of its ongoing Health & Fitness series, Twin Cities Moms Blog featured Moms on the Run and our own Carrie Tollefson in an article titled, "The Key to Effective Training: Find Your Accountability Factor."
The Sun Focus, a weekly newspaper serving New Brighton and Fridley, Minn., featured our announcement about Carrie Tollefson joining Moms on the Run as national fitness director in its March 27th edition. Read it here.