This blog is part of a series where our National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, brings tips for injury prevention and strength training to help improve our running performance. Today Carrie shares one of her favorite strength excercises: lateral lunge with high knee hang. #trainingtiptuesday
"As runners we think we need to just go forward," Carrie explains, "but we also need to make sure we work our hips, our abductors, our adductors, and everything that's going to keep us safe while we're out on the road."
At Moms on the Run, we focus a lot on physical training, but our mental training is also critical to our success. Today, National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, leads us through a simple visualization exercise that we can do throughout our week to empower our minds. Listen in!
Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, talks today about positive word cues. Repeating powerful, yet simple words like "I am strong," "believe," "push," and "I can do this" during a workout or a race will help you overcome those negative thoughts that creep in when the going gets tough.
Moms on the Run National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, certainly has experience with today's training tip: mental toughness. Mentally training for a race, workout or even daily life may be one of the hardest things to work on, but so critical. Listen in as Carrie shares several techniques she uses.
Our National Fitness Director, Olympian Carrie Tollefson, shares a tip today that is not just for fitness, but for life: positive thinking. Believe in yourself. Carrie knows well the negative thoughts that can creep in while training for a big goal. In the midst of a race, a workout or your day, the more you tell yourself you can do something, the more you'll make it happen. Watch now.