An essential exercise for the athlete. This is an anti-rotation exercise, focused on increasing stability of your core and pelvic, while ensuring the gluteals are responding properly.
As part of the buildup for Rocky Raccoon, Jason recently ran two local, low-key races within a seven-day span. They would provide two different training stimuli that he wanted heading into the final training push.
Amy had been planning to attempt hiking Mount Washington (6,288 ft (1,917 m) in the White Mountains of New Hampshire on New Years Day for the whole of 2016 but weather conditions had something else in mind.
In Silas's previous article he discussed some common running-related injuries of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. Keeping the mechanisms and dysfunctional movement patterns that cause injury to these areas in mind, he now shares ways to effectively strengthening the foot, ankle, and lower leg muscles.
Here is a little footage from our winter adventure in the Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness of New York. This was over the New Year!
We rang in the New Year with a trip to the Adirondacks High Peaks Wilderness!
Plan C was to head north to ride the Camel’s Hump by the Bamforth Ridge, where the trailhead was about 2k feet lower. It was raining hard as I drove north, and I was starting to accept that I might be out for a 7 hour ride with no run.
MPF Coach Elizabeth Azze shares some helpful tips of what to look for when hiring a coach.
We spent the time checking out some new mountain bike trails in Sterling Forest, NY which were great, and then made our way over to Ringwood State Park, NJ where more trails were just taken shape.
A great free utility that allows you to combine multiple gpx, gps, or tcx files into one!
Here are some photos from our day out on the trails in Harriman State Park, NY.
First off, Split Squats are not lunges. This is a stationary movement that's staggered stance in the sagittal plane of motion. The Split Squat will require proper hip, knee and toe (particularly the big toe) mobility in order to execute properly.
Like many of us that run far I have spent a lot of time away from my family, preparing to be away from my family even longer. I have been building myself up to see just how “fast” I can run 100 miles.
Including the Core Band Press-out with Progression before and during your workouts, a few times each week, can help ensure that your core is activated and ready for the training session ahead.
Donna is married to an ultra trail runner and witnessed time and time again, just how much mental training and refined attention can enhance athletic performance.
The plan from the start was to run most/all of it with Philip Vondra, and we had a very loose plan to shoot for 24 hours, or at least to beat sunset on Saturday. Neither of those goals were met but here's the gist of what happened.
163 Photos from an epic weekend at the 2016 Grindstone 100 Endurance Run, taken by Joe Azze.
This is going to be more of an incident report than a race report, as David Kilgore’s injury was the story of the day, and the craziest thing I have seen in 20 years of trail racing.
Cat’s Tail Trail Marathon, a gnarly run through the beautiful Catskill mountains, and my last chance to have a fun race this year.
Just a few photos from one hell of an adventure in the Catskills of New York!
Evan went back to the Vermont 50 mountain bike race for the 3rd straight year, looking for a podium finish...
I went to the VT 50 with the plan to ride it for the 3rd year in a row but with minimal time spent on the bike this year and a lot more time on my feet instead (should of switched to the run...), I decided to experience the event from a different perspective.
This was plan D, and what a fine plan it turned out to be. The forecast for Sunday did look quite bad, with rain and high winds (50-70mph), and the possibility of thunderstorms...
There are 35 high peaks in the Catskill Mountains that are above 3,500ft elevation. People that summit all 35, plus 4 of them in winter, can become “Catskill 35ers“. For most people that is enough. am not one of those people.