The Latest on “Runner’s Knee”

The Latest on “Runner’s Knee”

Tue Dec 13, 2016

We've all heard the term "runner's knee" thrown around--maybe at the track, during a group run, in a fitness class, or maybe in your doctor's office. This can be confusing because it's an umbrella term that includes a few different knee issues that all cause anterior (front) knee pain.

Why do interval training on a treadmill

Why do interval training on a treadmill

Wed Dec 7, 2016

With the NYC marathon recently behind us, we are reminded of the importance of mental toughness and readiness. The marathon is littered with perfect examples of how you are capable of much more than you think.

Mind Over Matter

Mind Over Matter

Wed Nov 30, 2016

With the NYC marathon recently behind us, we are reminded of the importance of mental toughness and readiness. The marathon is littered with perfect examples of how you are capable of much more than you think.

Do Your Kinematics Change Throughout a HIIT or Speed Running Workout?

Do Your Kinematics Change Throughout a HIIT or Speed Running Workout?

Thu Oct 13, 2016

Do Your Kinematics Change Throughout a HIIT or Speed Running Workout?

So, You’re Going to Buy Running Shoes…

So, You’re Going to Buy Running Shoes…

Wed Oct 5, 2016

Buying a new pair of running shoes is like buying a new car: you need to do your research, try several models, and test drive the final pair before you make a purchase.

Run Intervals to Up Your Mental Game

Run Intervals to Up Your Mental Game

Fri Sep 30, 2016

We are all familiar with interval and repetition training for speed work - but what about the effects on the brain? Are you able to mentally perform better with interval training?

What Happens to your Body on Hilly Courses

What Happens to your Body on Hilly Courses

Wed Sep 21, 2016

We all know hilly race courses make for slower race times, and we can feel that hills are more demanding than level running. But what changes, physiologically? Why do we feel these changes on hills?

Foam Rolling 101

Foam Rolling 101

Mon Jun 20, 2016

If you’ve taken a class at Mile High Run Club and you’ve seen our TriggerPoint foam rollers but have yet to use them, you’re missing out on a vital pre- and post-run massage! Don’t be intimidated by the foam roller. Simple techniques like the ones in this video can help prevent injury, increase blood flow, and help release tight muscles. Check out the video, follow along with the easy instructions below, and try it out before or after your next class at MHRC!

Fire Up Those Glutes!

Fire Up Those Glutes!

Wed Apr 27, 2016

Continuous movements help warm up the large muscle groups, increase range of motion, and get you mentally prepared for the run. It’s not safe to go from relaxation mode to full on workout mode with nothing in between.