Distance running can become more enjoyable if the runner learns to run more efficiently.
Efficient running allows the runner to use less effort to achieve better performance
Basically, the more efficiently you run, the easier it is to run, th
A runner whose running form does not change as they run up and down hills, is a runner
who is working too hard Confucius Schwarz
To maintain pace and conserve energy, a runner must alter their form when running up
Rotate body for
Nutrition and exercise are natural partners for health, fitness, and athletic performances. Nutrition
can be defined as the amount and types of foods consumed. Good nutrition is a healthy balanced
diet composed of proper portions f
Defined as how limber you are, or your ability to move a joint through its normal range of
BENEFITS OF STRETCHING/FLEXIBILITY
Increases joint mobility for daily activities. Moderate flexibility reduces the risk o
Defined as the bodys ability to better deliver and use oxygen during prolonged exercise of light
to heavy intensity.
With better cardio-respiratory endurance a persons heart rate will be lowered which creates less
Weight Management is defined as reaching your ideal body composition and weight through
weight gain or loss and then maintaining that composition.
Ideally, increases in weight should reflect gains in fat-free weight. To gain
Most running injuries may be prevented through the following prevention steps.
Avoid doing too much, too soon. Increase mileage (or time) every third week by no more than
10% (i.e. current weeks mileage is 20 miles, only incr