Risks of Sitting: You may have heard, "sitting is the new smoking". Research has linked sitting for long periods of time with a number of health concerns, including obesity and metabolic syndrome. Learn to combat the risks with these tips!
How to manage the long run/walk: The long workout means different things to different people. Some people welcome the chance to go out for a long workout and to go at a very easy pace. Other people get overwhelmed with the distance.These strategies might be helpful to finding YOUR way of coping with a long workout.
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Healthy Eating Recipes: The sun is starting to peek and it's time to eat something green! This recipe for Broccoli Walnut Pesto from the Sacramento Natural Food Co-op is the perfect bridge between comforting winter and bright, fresh spring. This recipe is quick enough for any weeknight yet stunning enough for your next party or function. No one will know it's this easy!
Brooks "Run Happy" Tip: Add some new favorite tunes to your workout playlist! Music distracts people from pain and fatigue, elevates mood, increases endurance, reduces perceived effort and may even promote metabolic efficiency. When listening to music, people often run/walk farther, bike longer and swim faster than usual — often without realizing it. Find your groove and move to some new tunes this week!
Shamrock'n FLASH SALE: $5 off ANY Shamrock’n distance, valid Monday, Jan. 30th – Wednesday, Feb. 1st with code FFGREEN! Register today!
Fuel to Perform Seminar: Join Registered Dietitian Katy Tenner as she guides you through how to fuel to feel your best before, during and after your workout. RSVP for this free seminar today on February 9th!
Halfway Potluck- We'll be celebrating the halfway point of training on February 11th and 12th with a potluck and mimosas from Brooks. Bring your favorite post-workout snack to share!
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!