Tag Archives: Cross Training

November Course Connection

Posted on Nov 17, 2020, by

The November Course Connection features: Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Community First Fox Cities Marathon presented by Miron Construction Join us at the Virtual VolunteerFEST on Nov. 19 Guest blog by Kenzi Weidman: Indoor Cycling – The perfect complement to your running program Join us at virtual races benefiting our communities: Virtual Rudolph Run presented by Community […]

September Course Connection

Posted on Sep 15, 2020, by

The September Course Connection features: We miss you … message from the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Team. Join us tonight for Doc Talk: Getting Back to Running after Injury with OSMS Dr. William Albiero. Congratulations to our Kids Challenge Winners! Guest blog: Incorporate yoga to become a better runner by YMCA’s Kristina Schultz Sponsor Spotlight: Miron Construction […]

Guest Blog: Incorporate yoga to become a better runner

Posted on Sep 15, 2020, by

By Kristina Schultz Cross-training is any sport, exercise or activity that supplements your main sport. Whether you are a beginner runner or an experienced marathoner, cross-training is key in taking great care of your body and mental self. One such great marriage is running and yoga. Here are several reasons why runners should incorporate yoga […]

August Course Connection

Posted on Aug 15, 2020, by

The August Course Connection features: An August to Remember message from the Community First Fox Cities Marathon Team. Join us Aug. 18 for Doc Talk: Going the Distance with ThedaCare’s JP Larson. Join the Kids Challenge. Guest Blog: Strength Train for Your Running Gains by YMCA’s Kirsten Rice. OSMS Doctor Joins Community First Fox Cities Marathon Board of Directors. […]

Guest Blog: Strength Train for your Running Gains

Posted on Aug 14, 2020, by

By Kirsten Rice In any sport or activity, strength training can help reduce injury, but it also improves performance.  Choosing the correct type of strength training for your sport is key to obtaining these gains.  Some runners may be hesitant to put on muscle mass when training for a run thinking it might slow them […]

July Course Connection

Posted on Jul 29, 2020, by

The July Course Connection features: New Doc Talk Webinar Series brings medical experts to you. New Kids Challenge. New SCHEELS 10K Run/Walk. SCHEELS Sponsor Spotlight. Guest Blog: Every runner should be swimming with YMCA’s Katie Schalk. In the News: Community First Fox Cities Marathon featured in June & July issues of Silent Sports Magazine.

Guest Blog: Every Runner Should be Swimming

Posted on Jul 23, 2020, by

Cross-training, or “engaging in two or more sports or types of exercise in order to improve fitness or performance in one’s main sport,” (Dictionary.com, 2020) is incredibly important for well-balanced health and muscle development. For runners, cross-training can take on many forms, each with their own specific benefit for your body and to becoming a […]