Tag: recovery

  • Heat Training

    Heat Training

    Written by Caitlyn Ashton #tiptuesday – summer is here! Some great hot weather tips have already been given, but adding 2 more principles for successful running all summer long! 𝑻𝑶𝑷𝑰𝑪𝑺: chafing prevention, proper hydration 𝑻𝑳𝑫𝑹: To help prevent chafing (which will occur more often in wet conditions- i.e. heavy sweating, rain/humidity), the easiest technique is…

  • Training Cycles

    Training Cycles

    Written By Caitlyn Bintz Ashton #tiptuesday – my training cycle is over… now what?!? 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 Many of you recently ran or are about to complete a goal half marathon/marathon this spring. The number one training principle to focus on immediately following a long training cycle is REST. Some guidelines for how long to rest following…

  • Restorative Leg Recovery

    Restorative Leg Recovery

    Written by April Ropes, runner and a 500-hr Yoga Instructor. April teaches and co-manages the yoga studio at Synergy Wellness. How many of you actually take the time to practice slow, restorative recovery from your runs? If you haven’t experienced legs-up-the-wall, maybe it’s time! Check out my very amateur video! If you are looking for…

  • Racing Seasons

    Racing Seasons

    Written by Steve Jackson New Year’s Freezer Five, Have a Heart 5 Miler, Guinness 5K, Boston Tune-up 15K, Mother’s Day 10K, Father’s Day 5K, Four on the Fourth, Falmouth Road Race, Canal Diggers, Baystate Half Marathon, Turkey Trot, Jingle Bell 5K, New Year’s Freezer Five, etc. How long is the running/racing season? Does it ever…