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.
Today, Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, talks about sleep. Why, as a running company, are we talking about sleep? Sleep is ultra important to our overall health and fitness. You will not be able to train properly if you do not rest properly. Listen in!
Race visualization. It's a topic perfectly timed for our end-of the-season race on Aug. 29, our Moms on the Run 5K/10K. National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, talks about the steps we can take to map out the race in our minds so we can be successful on race day.