Can you stand on one leg? Go ahead, try it. I’ll wait. Are you leaning to the side, waving your arms around, and wondering when your balance became so bad? If so, you are
I hope that you have found this series of blog posts and videos helpful throughout your Turkey Trot training! I just wanted to quickly review what we have talked about the past several weeks.
Running is one of the most physically demanding things we ask our bodies to do. Upon impact, we subject our joints and muscles to almost three times of our body weight with each step.
Have you ever noticed that when you start running that it takes a few minutes (or miles) to “get into a rhythm?” If you notice you are gasping for air after five minutes and
The Buffalo Turkey Trot is the oldest consecutively run footrace, in North America! Take a minute to think about how amazing that is. One of the coldest cities in America managed to put on
“Should I stretch before or after I run?” This common question is the center of the heated controversy “To stretch or not to stretch?” However, new research is emerging giving us a clear answer.
I am not going to beat a dead horse with this blog post. If you have been following along each week, by now I hope you can appreciate the connection between core strength and
Have you ever looked at old race photos and thought, “Was I walking there?” I know I have. This type of running style is known as “the marathon shuffle”. Your legs feel heavier with
Having a strong core is important for runners. Contrary to popular belief, core strength is not just about having six pack abs. Your lower back, pelvis, and trunk are supported by many muscles that
Warm up those drumsticks You wouldn’t expect your car to throttle smoothly down the highway without warming up the engine, right? The same goes for your body’s engine. Spending a few minutes to warm