Twin Cities in Motion

Intro to Intervals

posted on Fri, Aug 19 2016 1:45 pm by Life Time Fitness

Interval training can puzzle and intimidate runners, but that doesn't need to be the case. Life Time Fitness offers a helpful, comprehensive introduction to interval training -- for beginners as well as runners looking to speed their way to a personal best.

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Optimize Running Performance: Science in Stride

posted on Tue, Aug 16 2016 11:08 am by Mayo Clinic

Whether you run to stay fit, to compete in races, or for the sheer love of it, there’s much more to running than simply putting one foot in front of the other. Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine has a few tips to help you understand your motion and perfect your stride.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Wed, Aug 10 2016 11:51 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf will be among the competitors at the Falmouth Elite Mile in Falmouth, Mass., on Aug. 20.

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Optimize Running Performance: Running through Heat and Humidity

posted on Wed, Aug 3 2016 2:51 pm by Mayo Clinic

You're likely to be training through hot and humid conditions this summer. Mayo Clinic offers a few tips to help acclimate your body to the heat in order to optimize your performance.

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Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker

posted on Thu, Jul 28 2016 9:41 am by TCM Staff

Coach Dennis Barker answers your questions and offers helpful tips targeted at runners of all abilities. Today, Coach Barker offers advice about building a basic training plan for the Medtronic TC 10 Mile.

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Fartlek

posted on Wed, Jul 20 2016 1:53 pm by Life Time Fitness

As we approach August and summer is heating up, this is a great time to introduce some “quality” training. One fun option is a ‘fartlek’ workout, which forms a nice bridge between easy running and more structured training. Fartleks can benefit runners of all levels, whether in training for a 5K or a marathon. 

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Thu, Jul 14 2016 11:30 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf has bounced back from the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials to continue her outdoor track season in Europe, with meets in Italy and Ireland. At the Meeting Sport Soliderta in Lignano, Italy, on July 13, she placed third in the 800 meters in 2:01.26.

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Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker

posted on Thu, Jun 30 2016 11:22 am by TCM Staff

Coach Dennis Barker, who coaches Team USA Minnesota’s professional athletes, answers your questions and offers helpful tips targeted at runners of all abilities. Today, Coach Barker offers advice about running when your body doesn't feel like running.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Tue, Jun 28 2016 11:34 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf and Abbabiya “Biya” Simbassa will be among the competitors at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field that will be held July 1-10 at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. 

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Tue, Jun 14 2016 12:57 pm by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf will compete in the 800 meters at the adidas Boost Boston Games on June 17, while Rob Molke will head to Duluth to run the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon on June 18.

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