For today's training tip, our National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, talks about keeping the run fun. Listen in as she offers some simple suggestions.
In today's training tip, our National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares a little more about her favorite type of run: the tempo run. This pace is great if you're training for a 10K or 10 Mile race. Click here to view.
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Shin splints can take a good running season and bring it to a painful halt. The best medicine is prevention. Listen to Summit Orthopedics’ experts share some tips to avoid those pesky shin splints. Featuring sports medicine physicians and avid runners, Angela Voight, M.D., and Kirk Scofield, M.D.
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Guest post by Moms on the Run Coach Gabe Cox
So, you're training for a race. Whether it's a 5k, a half marathon or the full 26.2, the physical training begins months in advance. But there's one area of training that you cannot overlook: mental training. Can you see yourself at the finish line? What time is on the clock? How do you feel? What’s going through your mind? What is the crowd like? Who’s with you? These questions are great visualization exercises to prepare yourself for an upcoming race and assist you in affecting the outcome.
Today, our National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares three types of raises that work our shoulders, arms and back. It is important to have a strong upper body while running to help propel you forward. The front raise, lateral raise and rear debt raise are isolation exercises that strengthen the entire shoulder with an emphasis on the sides of the deltoid muscles. Watch her video below and do each exercise 15 times.