Generation UCAN's revolutionary nutrition has the running community buzzing and we're giving you a chance to try it yourself! UCAN will be at Saturday and Sunday's long run starting at 7 AM so you can try their pre-run fuel. UCAN drinks deliver steady, long-lasting energy without the spike & crash and GI distress of sugar-based fuels and help you become more efficient a burning fat. One serving can last you up to 90 minutes! You'll also get the chance to recover with UCAN's Protein Drink Mix after your run. Try the nutrition that has marathon legend Meb Keflezighi and runner's of all skill levels skipping the sugars and energizing the healthy way! You can with UCAN!
Recovery Tips: While most runners and walkers get excited about training and racing, the savvy runner or walker will tell you that the time when you are not exercising is equally important. But, contrary to conventional wisdom, recovery is more than just snoozing on the couch after a hard workout. Here are some simple yet very effective ways to make sure you are recovering properly.
Recovery Tools: While it's necessary to work hard during your workouts, it's equally as important to make sure your body gets the recovery it needs. Here are some tutorials from our friends at Trigger Point and Addaday. And don't forget that Fleet Feet offers free massage tutorials every month in our Roll and Recover clinics- RSVP for this free class and learn how to show your muscles some love.
Sleep: Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life and athletic performance. Here are some benefits to getting a good night's sleep.
Pace Calculator: If you are completing the assessment this week, here is the calculator to input your time into. McMillan Running- pace calculator. This is a new pace calculator for Fleet Feet Training, so please make sure to read our "How To" handout to walk you through the process. This is what you will input your assessment time into to receive your workout pacing guidelines.
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Healthy Eating Recipes: In the midst of all this rain and cold, the best meals warm you from top to bottom. That's exactly what this Roasted Winter Squash Soup from the Sacramento Natural Food Co-op does. Between the sweet squash, savory sage and creamy broth and butter; this is the meal you'll come back to time after time on these cold winter nights.
Brooks "Run Happy" Tip: One of the best ways to get the most out of your training is to make sure you are prepared for the elements. Brooks can help! Layers can help with temperature management while bright colors can make sure you stay visible in low light. Shayna is wearing the Cascadia shell, Greenlight capri, Streaker longsleeve and Launch 4. Jacob is wearing the Drift shell, Greenlight tight, Streaker short sleeve and new Ghost 9. Find these styles and more online at www.fleetfeetsports.com.
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Cooking Class Discount: As sponsors of Fleet Feet Training, the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op is providing all Fleet Feet Sacramento trainees the opportunity to take some of their amazing classes at a steep discount. Details here. Thank you Co-op!!
Triumph: Did you hear? Triumph Cancer Foundation is the sole beneficiary of the Shamrock'n weekend? Register today for the Half Marathon or 10k and know that you are helping cancer survivors in the Sacramento area. Don't wait- Shamrock'n is already over 50% full!! As an added bonus, as a Fleet Feet Trainee, you will get access to the amazing Raley Field Legacy Club VIP area before and after your race. You won't want to miss it!
Free Seminars and Clinics: Fleet Feet offers a myriad of free runner and walker seminars and clinics on topics from foam rolling to strength training, good form and more. RSVP today!
Facebook Page: Join us on Facebook! We have set up our Fleet Feet 360 Training Facebook group exclusively for our trainees. This is a great spot to communicate with fellow trainees in the program. This is not a coaching site but instead a great way for trainees to connect and motivate each other. If you have training questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please read the page rules as well. Here is how to join: