About Track and "Strength, Mobility and Balance for Runners" workouts:
Both workouts are excellent workouts for ALL levels. One of our main goals is to make sure that all participants receive workouts suitable to their level of fitness. We occasionally offer individual video analysis and work 1 on 1 to assure runners get all the help they need to meet their goals.
Strength, Mobility and Balance for Runners workouts can be used to compliment Track workouts or as excellent workout alone.
All workout are designed and coached by experienced RRCA certified coaches.
The workouts are designed to help you achieve your own running goals. Some runners participate simply to improve their fitness and build self-esteem, others may be training for world-class events. It doesn’t matter. Workouts and coaches are available to help you achieve your goals, regardless of fitness and competitive levels.
Track workouts always begin with a warm-up. Warm-ups include active stretching, drills to improve overall running efficiency, and strides. The main workout is made up of a variety of interval sets designed to work on improving, speed, endurance, strength, and running form. Workouts end with a cool down and a short group stretching session.
Strength, Mobility and Balance for Running
Improve communication between your brain and legs to help you become more efficient.
Strengthen both the muscles and joints needed for powerful, fast running.
Improve coordination, balance and proprioception to help you become a better athlete.
Over time, all of these benefits translate into improved speed. When you run more efficiently with greater strength, you’ll finish any distance faster.
Benefits of Drills and Hill Training
Running drills are an excellent way to learn and develop efficient movement patterns that enable your body to adopt when running. Weekly running drills also help strengthen specific muscle groups needed for running, especially the muscles of the feet, calves, shins, thighs and hips.
Training on hills improves leg-muscle strength, quickens your stride, expands stride length, develops your cardiovascular system, enhances your running economy. Hill running will make you a stronger, faster and healthier runner.
Why Strengthening Skills?
You need to run frequently and consistently to improve your running. The best way to assure your ability to run injury free is by increasing your strength to prepare your body for the stress that results from intense running.