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Ask a Coach, with Chris Lundstrom

posted on Fri, Feb 17 2017 11:47 am by TCM Staff

TCM wants to help you get the most out of your running and training by providing access to one of the leading minds in our sport. A running coach can help by answering questions about training and racing, keeping you motivated and providing insight. TCM partners with Team USA Minnesota coach Chris Lundstrom to answer your questions and offer advice to runners of all abilities. Today, Coach Lundstrom discusses increasing long run distance.

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The Perfect Shoe for You

posted on Fri, Feb 17 2017 11:27 am by Life Time Fitness

We runners can be a bit obsessive about our shoes. It’s not surprising, given that our shoes are the single most important piece of equipment in a sport with very little equipment. So, we talk about our shoes. Shoes we love. Shoes we hate. Shoes that we used to love, but have been discontinued and replaced with a different model that is somehow lacking.

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Preparing for a Warm Race in the Winter

posted on Thu, Jan 26 2017 1:36 pm by Life Time Fitness

Running through winter in the Upper Midwest is a difficult proposition. Many runners seek out a warm destination for a winter race away from the ice and snow. If you’re traveling for a run in the sun, you’ll want to do some planning in order to prepare for a warm race while living in a cold climate.

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Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker

posted on Thu, Jan 19 2017 10:11 am by TCM Staff

TCM wants to help you get the most out of your running and training by providing access to one of the leading minds in our sport. A running coach can help by answering questions about training and racing, keeping you motivated and providing insight. TCM partners with Coach Dennis Barker to answer your questions and offer advice to runners of all abilities. Today, Coach Barker discusses racing well in winter weather.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Tue, Jan 10 2017 9:48 am by TCM Staff

Five Team USA Minnesota distance runners – Rob Molke, Jon Peterson, Kevin Lewis, Ryan Rutherford and Jamie Cheever – will compete at the Aramco Houston Half Marathon on Sunday, Jan. 15.  

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Thu, Jan 5 2017 11:06 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota has added two standout distance runners to its team – Kevin Lewis, a University of Iowa graduate, and Ryan Rutherford, whose collegiate career was at Illinois State University.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Wed, Jan 4 2017 3:12 pm by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf has been selected to the U.S. team that will compete at the 2017 Great Edinburgh Cross Country Challenge held in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Jan. 7.

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Off-Season Training

posted on Mon, Dec 19 2016 10:11 am by Life Time Fitness

I firmly believe that the off-season is where PR's are earned. Sure, in-season training may be more challenging and it is certainly important, but without a solid foundation from the off-season, your possible peak fitness level is diminished. Stronger foundation = greater potential. 

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Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker

posted on Thu, Dec 8 2016 8:00 am by TCM Staff

TCM wants to help you get the most out of your running and training by providing access to one of the leading minds in our sport. A running coach can help by answering questions about training and racing, keeping you motivated and providing insight. TCM partners with Coach Dennis Barker to answer your questions and offer advice to runners of all abilities. Today, Coach Barker talks about running outdoors through the winter.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Tue, Nov 22 2016 12:59 pm by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf will run in the Delta Dental Turkey Day 5k produced by Life Time on Nov. 24 along with over 13,000 other participants.

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