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Why Hills?

Hills build strength.  Period. Need to know more?  Hills add resistance, resistance makes the heart, lungs and muscles work harder, and regular bouts of hard work lead to stronger, more efficient runners.   A 2017 study published in the International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications found that after 12 weeks of hill training (2x/week) the … Read more

Let’s Run in 2021!

We are beginning our 23rd year of WOG this Tuesday, January 12, 2021.  Join us! Our goals for the new season are: 1) Build stamina and strength into the weekly running routine. 2) Practice faster running and push out of current comfort zones. 3) Enjoy miles with others. Feel free to visit and join a … Read more

TMC Tucson 10K Results Are In!

Congrats to all of our virtual participants who ran, rolled, hiked and walked a 10K or 5K distance over the weekend!  This was the second leg of the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown race series and our second virtual event.  At times, we can get pretty down about not being able to host a big in … Read more

Fall 2020 Training Starting Soon!

Solo training with online group support. This program offers the most direct and comprehensive coaching.  You and coach Tia Accetta will discuss your goals and create a plan starting at your current fitness level and building to your peak performance goal.  You will have weekly online communication with your coach through the Training Peaks App. … Read more

Meet Me Downtown 5K & 1 Mile Final Training Week

This is the week of the race, commonly known as “taper” week.  The goal of tapering for a race is to feel your freshest on race day.   You must run enough to feel peppy  but not so much that you feel tired.  This fine balance can be achieved by running a little less than normal … Read more

TMC MMD 5K & 1 Mile Training Week 4

This is week 4!  This is the last week of training before race week and taper time.  By now maybe you are feeling like you’re in a groove?  Maybe the runs are even feeling slightly more comfortable?  I always like to say that becoming a runner is a matter of getting comfortable being uncomfortable because, … Read more

TMC MMD 5K & 1 Mile Training Week 3

Welcome to week 3!  There are 2 weeks left until virtual race weekend.  As usual, it gets hot around this time of year.  Be safe and more comfortable by doing your runs in the mornings before 9:00 AM, or in the evenings after 5:00 PM.  Make sure to sip on water throughout the day.  If … Read more

TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K & 1 Mile Training Plans

It’s May!  Time to sharpen up for the MMD 5K or 1 Mile race on the weekend of June 5-7.  Here are some training ideas to keep you motivated.  Get out early and get these done before it gets too hot.  I recommend going out between 6-7 AM.  I promise you’ll enjoy it more and … Read more

Exercise and Immune Health

Immune Health & Exercise To help us think about how to stay safe during this public health crisis, we looked at a few academic articles in the field of immune health and exercise.  As with all fields, there are competing viewpoints, but we’ve leaned on these sources for the following information and we are grateful … Read more

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