If you’re like me, there’s the hustle and bustle of life, training, work, family, volunteering, etc. But that doesn’t mean our bodies should lack the rest it needs.
Ah, the joys of our 4 legged runners. Here’s the scoop: It’s okay to walk your pup after a run, however, you don’t want to begin a two a day running work-out routine because your body may not be trained properly for two a day running workouts.
Hello Balanced Runners, Get ready to SWEAT! Looks like warming up is going to be pretty easy tomorrow morning. This is the last evolution of our “MONA” series. Next week we change modes and enter our “REPEAT” series. Warm-up: ROM routing Hip mobility Band exercises Workout: Drills: High knees Butt kicks Carioca A-skip B-skip Advanced butt kicks […]
Hello Balanced Runners, It’s that time, the summer session of the Runner Development Program starts tomorrow – bright & early at 07:30AM. This 8-week session covers the training time for the next three Kennesaw Grand Prix races – so our focus is on speed, strength and agility (SSA). Lace up your running shoes and get ready to […]
So here’s something I wanted to bring to your attention. How often have you looked at your Garmin (or some form of GPS device) after a race and said? “I ran longer” “this race course was short” “My GPS says I ran xxx distance over the actual race” Below is some helpful information, a combination […]
First and Foremost…you’ve got what it takes to be an athlete. The mind is the athlete: You Can, You Will, You Must! Next, stay hydrated and train smart. It’s getting hot & humid out that even the chickens will begin laying hard boiled eggs. Secondly, We’ve mentioned this before, but sometimes repetitive information is necessary […]
Hello Balanced Runners! Let’s start with a big shout-out to the members of our Balanced Running Tribe in Louisville KY for the Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon. We wish them all a “perfecta” race. Our morning in Kennesaw is also looking good – 50’ish, and no rain. I don’t know about the wind, but keeping my fingers crossed […]
Wow – time flies…it has been six weeks since I returned to running. The progress that I’ve made has been incredible. I started 3 x (walking for 5 min / running for 1 min) and felt like I had just completed a long run during marathon training. I gradually progressed to completing 5 repeats of the 6-minute set […]
Hello Balanced Runners! Looks like there is a chance that we won’t have to run in the rain tomorrow morning. That’s okay, we’ll manage. Remember to bring an exercise mat because we’ll hit the deck, plus a change of clothes for after the run. Warm-up: Range of Motion (ROM) RoutineHip Mobility Strength: Rehab/Prehab Routine Workout: 30:00 – […]
Several questions came our way regarding running and medication(s). Keep in mind, we’re speaking from a coach’s point of view, obviously we’re not physicians, however, if you have any concerns at any time, please refer to your healthcare provider for medical issues. Question (geared towards dehydration): I’ve been really tired lately and have been getting […]