Another Voice: Get Strong

Jessica is my personal trainer. I’ve had other trainers, but she is the one I refer to as my trainer. She helped me develop a program that works for me…gentle, effective and doable in my time available. She also aggressively encouraged me to blog. I think you’ll love her writing. She is wise beyond her years and has a positive energy and spirit.


Weekly Workouts

One main objective of this blog is to include all aspects of my life on the run.   I’d like to do a better job of incorporating the wide variety of workouts that accompany my training outside of the actual time on the road.  Strength training is monstrously important, not just for runners and athletes, but for everyone seeking general healthfulness (and who isn’t).  So I’m hoping (and y’all know how I am about saying things and not following through – like my recap of St. Jude 2012…) to start a weekly installment of strength training workouts to come at ya on Wednesdays.

Each week will feature a different kind of routine – upper body, lower body, endurance, strength, power, plyometrics, core, TRX, etc.  If you have special requests or questions, you should mention that 🙂

This week we’ll start with just the general importance of a strength…

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3 Comments on “Another Voice: Get Strong

  1. Thanks for this info. I do a rigorous thrice-weekly swim workout with US Masters, but now I realize that I need to do some impact-type training.

    • You should be proud, Dad. Jessica is an inspiration to me, and, not only that, she has taught this 51 year old a lot about showing up in the world in a beautiful way! Nice job!

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