Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Summer Challenge #2 Take-on the 30 Day Plank Challenge!!!

ACCEPT THE 30 DAY PLANK CHALLENGE!  -This will send your core strength through the roof and improve your running  running economy (more core strength = less effort).  ...What are the benefits of the Plank exercise? 

*It strengthens your lower back
*It develops your core muscles – which include the abs, back, hips and the butt.
*Helps you to avoid injuries and encourage good posture
*Can be done anywhere
*Develops your abdominals by targeting the rectus abdominis

Yes, all you have to do is HOLD this position, nothing else! It looks pretty easy, but it isn't!

...This is a beginner routine, everyone starts somewhere!    -Keeping good form is very critical: 

Next post will include:  

  • Results of Summer Challenge #1, if you have not already, e-mail or text Greg a sample page of your running log!  
  • Checklist of what's needed to get ready for MCHS XC 
  • More Tahoe Running Camp details


Friday, July 4th Kenwood Footrace!  www.kenwoodfootrace.com

Monday, July 14th, 6 PM Tahoe Running Camp planning meeting (4525 Ranchette Rd, Santa Rosa CA 95409)

Friday, July 18th - 23rd Tahoe Running Camp (meet at MCHS 8:45 AM, leaving 10:00 AM)

Monday, August 18th First day of MCHS XC practice

-Coach Greg
Cell: (707) 291-2967


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