Tag Archives: Functional Fitness

Cross Training – The Magic Pill?

A great blog by Andrea Pesce¹ that may well be the cherry on top of your training. If your results have hit a brick wall even though you’ve been following your fitness routine faithfully, maybe it’s time to try cross training. What’s that, you say? It’s when you change your regular workout and add in other […]

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Core Alert

It’s great to have a 6-pack and all, but as a runner it is more important to have core strength and balance so you can be a healthier, more resilient runner. A solid core (thighs to ribs both front and back), correct imbalances that can lead to injury. And of course, a side benefit to […]

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The Runner’s Core Challenge

NEXT CHALLENGE STARTS MAY 23rd REGISTRATION ENDS MAY 16th      RUNNER’S CORE CHALLENGE -the startline to a healthier runner   So You’re A Runner. Does That Make You Fit? We’ve all seen it or been there ourselves: knee pain, foot pain, weak glutes, a wimpy upper torso. Or maybe you are a beginner runner that feels […]

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Functional Fitness

It starts out simple enough. You love being a good spouse and do what you can while still getting your weekly mileage in. So there you are, unloading groceries or lifting your child up then… OH SNAP – Out goes the back. But wait one frig’n minute! You are fit. You put in “X” miles […]

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Should I Workout While Sick

Should I Workout While Sick ~A Guest Post by Marc Hildebrand When asked if they should workout while sick, many people practice the “Above the neck” theory. In this theory, if you have something that doesn’t effect anything below the neck, you would be fine to exercise. If you have a headache, runny nose or […]

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Exercise Excuses

Okay. Let me be the first one to call Bull Sh!t. There. I said it. Now  that is out of the way we can move on. A few weeks back I asked everyone on my Facebook Page to tell me the reasons that cause them to miss workouts. I received quite a few responses. Some […]

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About Runner’s Core

I LOVE TO RUN!!! There. I said it. Does it make me a little crazy? Maybe so. Hello. My name is Jason; and I’m a runner. I LOVE TO THE ROAD!!! A long lonely road is my sanctuary, though as you can see in this shot I don’t mind a little off road adventure either. I’ve ran […]

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