The entire Portland Fit family extends best wishes for a speedy recovery to AC Tony. While riding his bike to work yesterday, he was hit by a car. By all accounts he’ll make a full recovery. Maybe he’ll give the next Safety Seminar.
For the past few weeks, the Green Group has been taking a team picture midway through their training run. And we love it!
On Saturday we learned the basics of hydration and why it’s a critical subject to those training for half or full marathons. Portland Fit members should consider this required reading for the 2014 season and commit our Four Hydration Rules to memory.
This week our schedule has things like 45/hill and 30/tempo. If you are thinking “What is THAT?!” then this is the blog post for you.
Ever heard of ‘foam rolling?’ It is a form of self-massage that can increase flexibility and decrease muscle tension. This week, Dr. Christine Major from Active Living Chiropractic shares more info about this technique.
Another great benefit of being a Portland Fit member — race discounts to Hippie Chick and Helvetia Half Marathon You can save $30 off your race entry!
Can you believe that some folks schedule their vacations around our benchmarks? It’s true. And they are smart. If you are dedicated to running a marathon, it’s a lot easier to run or walk 18 miles with your Portland Fit friends than doing it on your own.