We now offer online running form analysis! Grab a friend to help and read on for guidelines on how to film yourself running.
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Calming the Nervous System
Categories: Feldenkrais®, Health & Wellness
Live Zoom Class – Wednesday’s 5:30 Starting Wednesday 4/22, Karen will be teaching live via Zoom. Attendance will be charged against current class passes. The Zoom class will open at 5:15, and you’ll be in the Waiting Room first (a security measure) then we will admit you to the class. This will allow folks to […]
Running Plyometric Workout
Categories: Brian Beatty's Blog, Fitness and Strength Exercises, Fleet Feet Training Groups, Running Resources, Training Program Coaches
Intelligently incorporating plyometric drills into running can help build speed, efficiency and tissue durability. This workout goal is to have a smaller number of exercise reps, (we use 60 in this workout) and focus on generating maximum explosive power on each jump repetition.
Finding Your Running Flow
Categories: Articles, Brian Beatty's Blog, Functional Movement Concepts, Running Resources
These routines were inspired as a way to prepare for optimal performance in at a race event. Most of us could use something to smooth out the pre-race jitters, mental chatter, and taper tantrums.
Core Corner: Single Leg Squat Cone Touch
Categories: Brian Beatty's Blog, Core Corner
The objective of this move is theoretically simple, but realistically challenging exercise is to refine your control when on one leg so that your energy expenditure in running goes toward moving you forward, not just holding you upright.
Simple Quick Oatmeal Mix
Categories: Brian Beatty's Blog, Food and Nutrition
A quick and easy and travel-friendly pre and post-activity food!
Maximizing an Event Specific Training Plan
Categories: Articles, Brian Beatty's Blog, Running Resources
Goal events (Marathon, Half-Marathons and Ultras of all terrains) give us focus and motivation. We create specific run training programs for the event and put in the miles in a specific and thoughtful manner. Rarely does the same focus and preparation carry over into how we prepare our bodies for, and recover from, the training miles. However, the non-running (Supplemental Strength and Skills) part of a training plan can be critical for maximizing the benefit of the training.
Returning to Activity: How Much is Too Much?
Categories: Brian Beatty's Blog, Functional Movement Concepts, Health & Wellness
“No Pain, No Gain” may be an effective marketing slogan, but it is NOT the smartest way to rehabilitate an injury.
The Pelvic Clock Exercise: Controlling the Pelvis from the Hips
Categories: Fitness and Strength Exercises, Functional Movement Concepts
The ability to control your center of gravity (which is located in your pelvis) from your hips is foundational skill for everyday life, athletic performance and the health of your hips and spine. Follow along with this “pelvic clock” exercise video and see what you can learn!
Cramping: What Do We Know to Do?
Cramping is no fun, and the solutions are not as simple as managing hydration and electrolyte intake. Here’s an overview of what we know!