NYRR Group Training

The NYRR are teaming up once again to train you to become the best runner you can be! Make sure to sign up for the group training session being held on January 8th.

Click here for more information.

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MapMyRun’s “7 Exercises to Treat and Prevent IT Band Syndrome”

One of MapMyRun’s latest blogs, “7 Exercises to Treat and Prevent IT Band Syndrome.” It’s a serious problem that you do not want to deal with if you’re serious about running.

Here is an excerpt:

“As runners, we expect a little fatigue and soreness from time to time. But any sort of sharp pain is your body’s way of telling you that something is wrong.

One of the most common sources of pain that can stop runners in their tracks is iliotibial band syndrome. Frequently misunderstood, IT band syndrome is often treated incorrectly.

Common treatments include ice, rest and stretching, and, while all of these have their place in treating a running injury, ITBS is best approached proactively.”

To read the full article, make sure to click the link.

NYRR 2019 Races

The New York Road Runners are gearing up for 2019’s races! Some of next year’s biggest races include:

  • NYRR Joe Kleinerman 10K
  • UAE Healthy Kidney 10K
  • United Airlines NYC Half

That’s only a small handful! There are well over 15 races scheduled throughout the year. If you’re interested in running, then look to sign up for one of these races by clicking this link.

To view the full calendar, click here.

MapMyRun’s “Scientific Proof That Running Lengthens Your Life”

MapMyRun has published an article that will have any runner in good spirits. According to scientific evidence, running helps to lengthen your lifespan.

Here is an excerpt from the article:

“If you’re looking to get active, running is an excellent all-purpose workout. Not only does it check the box for cardiovascular exercise, but you’ll also work all of your muscle groups — from your legs to core to upper back and more. Studies have shown that inactivity can be detrimental to your health, leading to development of chronic diseases — such as cardiovascular disease — and even early death. The good news is, however, that you don’t have to be a marathoner to reap the benefits of becoming a runner.”

To read the full article, make sure to click the link.

MyFitnessPal’s “The 14-Day Plank Plan”

MyFitnessPal recently published a few interesting articles that could be of use to anyone looking to stay fit and healthy this fall.

Here is an excerpt from the 14-Day Plank Plan article:

“You already know the plank is a great core exercise. So we’re adding variations to amp up your training, target your midsection from different angles to test your muscles (and your mind).

Welcome to the 14-Day Plank Plan that will help you get a super strong core using the ultimate ab exercise. We’ll show you variations to take your training to the next level with this easy to follow day-by-day plan.”

I’ve included links to a few other articles that can help propel your Fall fitness plan to the next level!

MapMyRun’s “7 Ways to Boost Your Fitness Motivation”

MapMyRun recently published a phenomenal article on how to inspire yourself to run more!

Here’s an excerpt:
“For many, the hardest part of working out is just getting to the gym.

Often, after a long day of work (plus a long commute), the only thing you feel like doing is relaxing. And if you have a busy family, you might have all kinds of obligations that keep you busy until you go to sleep.

So how do you find the motivation to exercise when it’s hard enough just to get started? Luckily, there are simple methods to start working out consistently, build new habits and overcome almost any obstacle in your journey.”

In order to read the full article, make sure to click the link.

MapMyRun’s “7 Secret Tips That Keep Elite Runners Honest During the Holidays”

Hello all! It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted on this site, but I’m back! I hope everyone had a nice holiday break and enjoyed their friends’ and family members’ presence this Thanksgiving!

Now, back to basics. MapMyRun recently published a blog on some tips that can help runners out this holiday season.

Here’s an excerpt:

“The holidays pose a challenge in practicing moderation for athletes and non-athletes alike. Serious runners don’t let holidays lead to weight gain, but they don’t shy away from enjoying festivities, either. Much like everyday eating and training, it’s all about balance for those runners who’ve been doing this for a long time.

From serious amateurs running on the Electric Flight Crew team out of Los Angeles to two ultrarunners who hit the trails for big miles year-round, their best advice for surviving the holidays without packing on the pounds is simple and matter-of-fact.”

In order to read the full article, make sure to click this link.