Sioux Falls Women Run teams up with Sanford POWER
“You can only become so good at running by running itself. Eventually you will hit a plateau."
Sanford POWER offers track prep program
"It’s an all-encompassing program and there is a wide focus to it."
Marathon tapering: Tips from a veteran runner
Relentless forward motion with a bit of gratitude will get you to the finish line. And try not to sabotage yourself.
Marathon week nutrition
Should you load up on pizza and pasta before a race? These tips can help.
Five ways to reduce over-striding
Over-striding is a common running mistake seen in distance runners. This running fault (image 1 below) occurs when an athlete makes contact with the ground too far in front of their center of gravity, which increases shock and decreases performance. Ideal initial contact should occur under a runner’s center of gravity (image 2 below) and […]
5K hooks woman now running marathons in her 50s
“I know a lot of people who can’t, and being able to is a privilege for me. You’d be amazed at what you can do.”
Sioux Falls Marathon: Free training tips to finish strong
Upcoming Facebook Live events feature experts to help runners for all distances and experience.
Recovery nutrition tips after your run
One of the goals of sports nutrition is to improve the training outcomes. If your race is a 5K, 10K, half or full marathon being well-fueled at the beginning of your run is important, but so is the recovery at the end of your workout. Kelsey Herrick is a senior dietitian at Sanford Health and […]
Fueling for the long run: Are you eating enough?
The Fargo Marathon is fast approaching, and in preparation runners are out logging hundreds of miles on the roads and trails. As the mileage increases and runners hit the peak weeks of their training, nutrition becomes increasingly important. Despite this, many endurance athletes may not be eating enough calories to support that training and can […]
Strength training tips for runners
By Charley Smook, Sioux Falls POWER coach Most runners think strength training will cause them to bulk up and slow down. The truth is ALL runners need to strength train. The key to a fast time is having a higher running economy. In simple terms, runner’s economy is stride frequency X stride length. To get […]
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