|Track Workouts: Just Do It!|
|Thursday, 12 March 2009 19:09|
Spring is about to be sprung so the Wanderer track workouts are moving from the Roxborough High School track to the Chestnut Hill Academy track starting on Tuesday, March 17. This changeover seems like an opportune time to highlight the benefits of track workouts. Read on for common questions and answers by some Wanderer track workout regulars.
Long distance runners often shy away from track workouts for a variety of reasons: "It looks too much like work!" "I will be embarrassed." "I might get hurt" are among the myriad of excuses. Marc Zisselman, Sharon Schmidt and Polly Jansen regularly lead the track workouts for the Wanderers. To dispel the aversion many distance runners have toward the track, the three Wanderer experts were asked questions on why the track workouts are so important. Here are their answers.
And, contrary to some old beliefs, track workouts are a great way to burn fat. Your metabolism stays higher for longer, so you keep burning fat long after you are finished running.
(If you have questions, or need more information about track workouts, contact our track workout team)