The Other Four Letter Word

Running injuries don't usually come on like a mack truck.  They usually start out small.  Quiet, like a whisper.  You may feel a twinge, a tingle, a dull ache or stiffness.  Sometimes they work themselves out or are resolved with some extra stretching or by implementing a solid warm up and cool down.  A pack …

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Greet the Day – Sun Salutations

Today we're doing Yoga!  Sun Salutation, to be exact.  This series of poses warms up the body and the more times you repeat the cycle the more flexible and open your body becomes.  Aim to do the cycle 4 or 5 times. Below are step by step instructions (courtesy of http://www.verywell.com), and an infographic. You …

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Plank Triple Shot

Hustle your holiday s(elf) down to the floor and let's plank it out. The plank is one of the best exercises for core conditioning but it also works your glutes and hamstrings, supports proper posture, and improves balance. Today we're doing a Plank Triple Shot.  Enjoy!   Alternating Reach Plank - 30 seconds Side Plank …

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Forward to Friday

Welcome to Day 2 of the Holiday Hustle!  Today we're only doing one move.  It's yoga but don't freak out. Standing Forward Bend It's a surprisingly simple move with great benefits; spinal decompression, balance and improves flexibility and more. First let's get you into the proper standing pose Stand with your feet hip distance apart, knees …

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A Few of My Favorite Things

I'm often asked about where to buy running shoes, what kind of gear one needs, and other running and fitness-related stuff.  It's part of the gig and I enjoy sharing information and helping people.  I'm also a big fan of giving unsolicited advice.  But then you knew that already! Here's a brief rundown on things. …

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