2017 JUL 22 – BR Workout

Hey Balanced Runners – Get ready to sweat!  Looks like tomorrow morning is going to be another sweat-fest.  Please properly prepare – hydrate with appropriate beverages tonight and bring a water bottle with you tomorrow morning.  The workout is short and intense (but scalable). Warm-Up: ROM routine Warm-up exercises: 3 x #>0[1 burpee, 2 push-ups, […]

5 cross-training options that closely simulate actual running

Even when you’re following a strict training plan, life can get in the way and make it hard to squeeze in a run. When life gets crazy, here are 5 cross-training options that closely simulate actual running:  Treadmill running Deep water running Cross-country skiing Elliptical training Cycling 1. Treadmill Running This cross-training activity simulates your running form […]

2017 JUL 15 – BR Workout

Hey Balanced Runners – Happy Weekend!  With the Independence Day festivities and corresponding races all behind us, it is time to reestablish our training routine and get ready for the HERO RUN 5k.  This is the next K’Saw GP race and we only have until 05 AUG to get ready.  That means we focus on […]

Benefits of Aqua Jogging / Water Running

Whether you’re recovering from an injury or traveling and can’t really get out to to run, there’s always other opportunities to run without succumbing to the “dreadmill”.   How does pool running help runners as another cross training tool? Studies have shown that aqua jogging can enable a well-trained runner to maintain running fitness for […]