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Tip of the Week: Core Strength

We’re back with another tip from one of our experts! Today, Valerie Silberman with Kickstart Fitness and Injury Prevention is sharing tips for core strength. Did you know that a strong core helps runners with stability, balance, posture and overall control?

Our goal is to get you to the finish line – let us know what other tips or exercises have helped improve your core strength!

September 5th, 2019||

Tip of the Week: Good Running Form

We’re back with another tip from one of our experts! Whether you are just getting started or have been competing regularly, our goal is to help guide you to the finish line. Today, Mark Spewak is sharing tips for good running form.

Happy training!

August 29th, 2019||

Tip of the Week: Breathing

We’re back with another tip from one of our experts! Whether you are just getting started or have been competing regularly, our goal is to help guide you to the finish line. Today, Valerie Silberman with Kickstart Fitness and Injury Prevention is sharing breathing tips.

Happy training!

August 22nd, 2019||

Tip of the Week: Summer Training

Proper training can be the difference between an enjoyable/rewarding experience and an unsatisfactory outcome. We are excited to start sharing our tips of the week, giving us an opportunity to feature our favorite tips and tricks to help you reach your goals.

Our first video highlights summer training tips with GO! St. Louis and Spewak Training. Happy training!

August 15th, 2019||

Athlete Update: Ben & Jennifer are getting close to race day!

We’re at T-19 days and counting, and it seems like a great time to check in with Jennifer and Ben, who we’ve been following as they train for the big day on April 7.  Ben, as you might remember, is running the marathon – so he’s almost to taper time (that’s a whole other blog post!) But before the taper comes some last really big mileage days and weeks, and Ben has had both of those!

Last weekend, Ben knocked out his longest run of this training cycle with a 20 miler (spoiler alert: he totally nailed it!).  Ever wondered why you don’t […]

March 22nd, 2019||

 
Forest Park, Clayton & Washington University: Miles 1 – 5
Highlights: This section showcases the best of Forest Park – Visitor’s Center, Grand Basin, Art Museum, World’s Fair Pavilion (we could keep going…). What a park, and what amazing views.  Our friends at Forest Park Forever and the city of St. Louis do an amazing job with this park, and should be commended for the work it takes to maintain and enhance this amazing urban gem! Runners will also get an insider’s view of Washington University’s campus dorms as this year’s route goes *through* the university for the first time ever! […]

March 7th, 2019||

Follow us to the Finish – Week 4 Recap

Coach Mark breaks it down in his assessment of Week 4 and we get some insight’s from our athletes this week as well!
Thoughts from Coach Mark:
“I love writing these recaps because it’s a reminder of how Ben and Jennifer are doing. These two athletes are exceptional people and are proving to themselves that they are capable of doing some really special things. Ben put together a huge week of training. He crushed the training and ended up running one of his strongest long runs despite tired legs. The second half of the marathon is all about running on tired legs so […]

February 25th, 2019||