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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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.
For today's Training Tip, our National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, introduces circle lunges — lunges to the front, side and back. This is a great exercise to work all the different muscles on your legs: quads, adductors and abductors, hamstrings and glutes. Watch the video and then complete three sets of five reps on each side. Ask your coach for a replacement exercise if you have knee issues.