Take a quick test on how to breathe running. Look down and take a deep breathe. Did your chest raise like superman and tummy stay relatively flat? Great. Like I said… You don’t know how to breathe properly!
Millions of breaths a year and you think we would have it down. The vast majority of us …Read More
Watching your feet
Over bending knee
Shallow breathing (more on this one next week)
So now that you know what the problems are how do you fix them? Visit I Love Runnning to find out.Read More
This is the weekly schedule and handy reference guide for Canada Get Fit members answering every day questions about running and providing you access to relevant information on endurance running.Read More
I normally write my post Boston Marathon article with what I learned about life and the metaphors it teaches me physically, mentally, and spiritually. As you undoubtedly have heard, this one has taught me much deeper lessons about life.
This was my 9th straight Boston Marathon and it has always been a privilege to race with …Read More
My Thoughts on Boston
I have never run a full marathon. It is highly unlikely that I ever will, and even more highly unlikely that I will ever run the Boston Marathon.
I have run a few half marathons, but have yet to do so in satisfying fashion. Each year that I’ve tried, I’ve run the distance during …Read More
Yesterday, as spring was finally starting to show its face, runners were strapping on their shoes, about to set off on a 26.2 mile adventure called the Boston Marathon. The history, the standards, the competition all make this race particularly special. It’s supposed to be a day …
Canada Get Fit’s 2013 season is off to a start. Below we have posted the 2013 Program Manual and Weekly Schedules. Never any excuse to miss a run.Read More
I always hated running. Agonized each run portion of a triathlon during my first year of participation. Believed for years that running is for skinny people.
That has all changed largely due to CGF. I joined CGF with my husband, committed to the program and conquered. Conquered my hatred of running by becoming stronger, faster, healthier, happier, …Read More
Canada Get Fit, for me, has been a wonderful experience. With the group, I have support and training programs that have allowed me to see new places, beautiful routes and very friendly people. The experience is priceless. I even run better now. My last race, the Chilly Half Marathon, I ran in 1:50 hours, which …Read More
According to running bio-mechanics expert Michael Fredericson, Ph.D, 90% of runners have weak abs leading to faulty running patterns impacting efficiency and more importantly increasing the chance for injury. Whether running for fun, fitness, or to be fast, efficiency is key. Having a strong core plays an important part in translating the power of the …Read More