"You can, you should and if you are brave enough to start, you will." -Stephen King
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!
Blisters: Blisters are a common problem for walkers and runners caused primarily by improper gear choices. By focusing on prevention and treatment you can make sure your feet are in tip-top shape.
Tie Shoes: Many shoe issues can be relieved by changing the way you tie your shoes. Here are some common adjustments to make sure your feet are feeling their best.
Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Healthy Eating Recipes: There is nothing better when it's cold and rainy than this recipe for Lentil Minestrone from the Sacramento Natural Food Co-op. Toss everything in a large soup pot and let simmer- it doesn't get easier than that! Plus your home will smell of savory herbs and vegetables inviting you to sit, relax and breath in all the rich flavors.
Brooks "Run Happy" Tip: This week let's reinvigorate your routine! Pick one day to try something new. You could workout with a new friend, check out a new location or even just turn left when you normally turn right. Small changes will keep you motivated and help you stick with your training.
Journal Prompt: What is one way you can increase your activity throughout a normal day (non-exercise movement)?
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Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Cooking Class Discount: As sponsors of No Boundaries, 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!!
Registered Dietitian: You've now got the exercise part down, but looking for help on what to eat? Sign up for a session with Registered Dietitian, Katy Tenner and learn how to fuel right for your body and you goals.
Triumph: Did you hear? Triumph Cancer Foundation is the sole beneficiary of the Shamrock'n weekend! Register today for the 5k race and know that you are helping cancer survivors in the Sacramento area.
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!