Our coaches volunteer week after week to be there to help you discover your untapped possibilities you have as an athlete. One of the benefits of volunteering is our health, did you know that research demonstrates volunteering leads to better health and that older volunteers are most likely to receive physical and mental health benefits […]
Workout – 04 FEB 2017
Hi Balanced Runners – Looks like we are going to have another nice sunny morning for practice. Be sure to bring your mat and dry clothes to change into after the endurance run. Here is what is on deck for tomorrow: Warm-up: • Range of Motion routine • Warm-up exercises: 3 x [10 4-count MTN […]
Weekly Planning – What to do?
Hey Balanced Runners, Several athletes have asked about training during the week. We have the Saturday morning group and the Thursday Dawn Patrol/Track Practice sessions, but what else should we be doing? This is the perfect time of year to establish your training rhythm that will help you build consistency through the year. Establish your […]
Growing Older and Wiser
First and foremost, what a fantastic workout we had on Saturday. Several athletes stated several comments: “reached a new passion for fitness” and “found my love for running once again”. Second, as years go by, we get a little wiser, (or so I like to believe — lol) I’ve learned that healthy food choices we […]
Workout – 28 JAN 2017
Hi Balanced Runners – Looks like we will have a nice sunny morning for our group workout tomorrow. I don’t know how wet the ground will be, so please bring a mat, we will spend some time on the deck. Below is what is planned for tomorrow: Warm-up: • Range of Motion routine • Warm-up […]
26 JAN 2017 – Track Practice
Hey Balanced Runners – Sorry that a coach is not able to meet you at the track tonight. Here is a workout that will make you feel as if we are there • Warm-up routine • 3 x (10L/10R lunges, 10 push-ups, 10 v-ups) • 1 mile (4 laps) easy • 5 x (200m mod […]
Workout – 21 January 2017
Hey Balanced Runners! What a morning…too bad Mother Nature brought an early storm to us. We had a great start to our workout and finished most of it. If you want to relive the experience (today’s training, not the storm) here is the plan: Warm-up • Range of Motion warm-up routine • Warm-up exercises | […]
Date Bite Recipe
Dates: are a great source of magnesium, they contain calcium, iron, potassium and great for muscle development. Dates also offer a healthy balance for bone development due to the amounts of minerals that are found in them. Date Bites: (this is what we had at practice) 2 cups of pitted dates (fresh as possible) 1 […]
What is Lactic Acid?
Balanced Running is combined with balanced living, our mission is to improve your quality of life through running and walking. We’ve created impactful partnerships because we’re community leaders and health advocates. We believe that all walks of life deserve to improve their quality of life through a supportive and motivating environment. Whether you’re a walker, […]
Happy New Year to a Healthy New You…what happens to our bodies and brains when we stop training?
Hello and Happy 2017~ It’s a new year when we tend to set New Resolutions to solve our Health Solutions. Did you know that our body is affected if we lay off from training? Think about it, whether you took a “sabbatical” from training or returning from an injury or just getting started to […]