Posts Tagged "marathon matt"

Community Workshop: Dreaming of your first half-marathon?

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Community Workshop

Community Workshop: Dreaming of your first half-marathon?

Half Marathon 101 — Free Admission Wednesday, 11/18 from 6:30pm – 7:30pm Are you dreaming about your first half marathon but not sure where to start? Or maybe you’re already deep into training but always looking for more tips? If so, definitely check out next week’s Community Workshop designed to give you some tools to conquer that first half, or to improve your time on the next one. Reserve your spot for the workshop here! While the half marathon (13.1 miles) may seem daunting, THOUSANDS of people conquer the half every year. It’s actually the most popular race...

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Quick Tip: Are you warming up before running?

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Are you warming up before running?

It’s been awhile since we shared tips specific to runners, so we’re busting out this old video of our favorite running coach, Marathon Matt. In this Quick Tip, Matt offers some excellent pre-run dynamic stretches to increase range of motion and prevent injury. If you want a chance to show them off, come join Marathon Matt at the upcoming Tick Trailblaze marathon. We’ll be there offering post-run massage, too! In the meantime, try these warm-ups out, and let us know what you think. After jogging for a few minutes to loosen up, begin with some dynamic toe-touches, lifting...

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