Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Q&A Blog Series: Shoe Fit, Group Runs, Running Form, and Running Recovery

The best way to become a better runner is to run. Putting one foot in front of the other multiplied by, well, a lot seems fairly simple. And it is. Go ahead, try it. Most people have no problem completing the first few repetitions.   Stick with it long enough and you'll be on the road running miles upon miles. But somewhere in-between the first two steps and the last two steps running can become rather hard. For some, the physical challenge of running keeps them ticking away at the never ending cycle of 'left-right-left-right.' For others, motivation comes from the medal placed around their neck, like an Olympic champion receiving a Gold medal, as they cross the finish-line. Regardless of where the motivation stems from, getting from start-line to finish-line can be an experience of a lifetime. The experience can be great, good, or not so good. Like we said before, running is simple. Running well, however, isn't quite as easy, especially in the beginning. Over the next four weeks, we'll be covering the basics of running in an effort to provide you with the information you need to void any 'not so good' running experiences. Here's what the blog calendar looks like:

July 20 - Shoe Fit July 27 - Group Runs

Sunday's: 8:00 AM - Long Run 4 mi. - 20 mi.+

Tuesday's & Thursday's: 6:00 PM 2 mi. - 6 mi.

Wednesday's Women Only: 6:00 PM 2 mi. - 6 mi.

All abilities welcome: walkers, joggers, and runners.
All group runs start at The Balanced Athelete
800 N 10th Place, Suite F, Renton, WA 

August 03 - Running Form August 10 - Running Recovery

Photo Courtesy Max's Facebook.

One crucial part of this blog series will be you, or friends, or family, or co-workers, etc. We need your questions! Leave us a question on the blog, our Facebook page, or write one down while you're at the store. This is your chance to ask the questions that have been bugging you and get an answer, so take advantage of it. Next week's topic: shoe fit. Leave us your questions, from today (Wednesday, July 13), through next week (Tuesday, July 19) on shoe fit and check back next week for the answer. Title your Facebook post with 'Blog Q&A', please.

1 comment:

rustiey martien said...

I was just stumbling your blog and I must admit that you have written really cool posts on big size shoes. I really enjoyed reading it