Choosing Running Shoes…. more information

Jun 17

Choosing Running Shoes Proper-fitting shoes make all the difference whether you walk or run. Choose the wrong athletic shoes and you could end up lying on the couch nursing shin splints or aching heels instead of enjoying a run. While most specialty sport-shoe stores have knowledgeable staff to guide you, you’ll be a few steps ahead of the game armed with some...

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Important – Summer Training: Core Training Planks

Jun 17

This work out “5 Minute Plank” is to be automatically included in your summer training plan. This includes at Captain’s practices. Follow the diagrams. You can use a watch or simply county slowly 1-30 (for a 30 second stage) or 1-60 (for a minute stage). There is no excuse for not doing this daily. The more the better – In fact, Start...

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SAT Testing Dates

Jun 14

Seniors (and possibly Juniors) – if you are planning on taking the College Boards, Please pay close attention to the dates below. The only conflict is the November 7th date and I am reminding anyone who even thinks that are going to be part of the varsity boys/girls team that day, MUST pick another test date.  November 7th is the State Sectional...

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6 Amazing Core Exercises

May 16

Strength Training for Runners: Become a Better Runner with These 6 Bodyweight...

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Off Season – Important Core Strength Training for XC

May 16

After you take a break from the outdoor season (no matter what sport you participated in), I have always emphasized to give your body a break from running. No exceptions – everyone needs a break ! There are two important things that every runner on our team will begin learning and implementing as soon as possible:   #1) We are going to place a lot of...

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CORE EXERCISES: GUIDELINES AND EXAMPLES

May 15

Let’s first start off with what Core training is not. Most people associate Core with just doing abdominal exercises only. The Core is much more than the abdominals. The Core begins at the neck continuing all the way down to your pelvis primarily down the center of the body. It is mainly all the muscles attached to your spine and trunk. This includes Shoulder, Upper...

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