Over $20,000 Raised for Kids with Cancer
I had the privilege of working with this amazing group of TV/Media personalities to get them ready for this race. On May 12th, I completed the Sporting Life 10K with this amazing group of Sporting Life 10K Ambassadors. Together we raised over $20,000 for Camp Ooch - helping kids with cancer. Experience and Impact = Priceless. Enjoy the recap video!
Complete your Workout – Enhance your Performance
Find your getting tighter, losing your mobility? Try these stretching exercises using a monster band to restore muscle pliability, significantly impact joint mobility and enhance your sport performance.
Park Bench Fat Blaster
Here’s a quick and effective metabolic circuit that will get you going! Use a park bench to change up your workout, get outdoors and challenge yourself.
Cross-training for runners
Get race-ready with more strength training and less running. This minimalist running plan targets the glutes, legs and core for improved speed and overall strength
By Kat Tancock
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Feeling tight calves, Achilles or aching shins? Did you know that the Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the body? It’s job is to transmit forces produced by the calf muscles in order to lift the heel and push off during exercise and day to day time on the feet. This tendon can withstand forces up to 7 times your body weight, however; many people experience lower leg discomfort during or after a run. Typically, this can happen in over-eager new runners or those that are overtraining; compounded by a lack of attention towards releasing these muscles post-run. The problem becomes increasingly cumulative and can lead to excessive tightness, discomfort and ultimately injury. Here are a few steps you can take to ensure you are keeping the muscles of your lower leg, pliable, healthy and performing at their best.
Post-Run Bench Stretch
Try these 3 bench stretches after your run and improve the restoration of your muscles length, enhance performance, decrease post-workout discomfort and play a large role in reducing future injury.
Whether your a consistent runner, weekend sport junkie or someone experiencing chronic pain and muscle tightness, myofacial release techniques can dramatically improve your performance, address imbalances and have on the path to pain free activity. Here are a few simple exercises you can implement into your training – all you need is a foam roller and a lacrosse ball. Get your prehab on!
MYOFACIAL RELEASE – Prehab for Performance
More workouts, health tips and inspiration from Toro Magazine – HERE