Exercise of the Week:  Skull Crushers

Exercise of the Week: Skull Crushers

Coach Kristie demonstrates the exercise of the week, Skull Crushers. This exercise is sometimes also called lying tricep extensions.  This exercise specifically targets the triceps.  You can do them on a bench, BOSU (like shown), or stability ball. Lie down, arms extended straight up, bend arms slowly to a 90 degree angle, then return to starting position.  Start with 3 sets of 10-12...
Introducing:  Coach Michelle!

Introducing: Coach Michelle!

I am a marathon runner and dietitian, and I have a passion for stretching my endurance capabilities and helping others. I am very excited to be working with KR Endurance! My coaching philosophy closely mirrors the Lydiard system of training. This type of training starts by building a solid foundation then applying event specific conditioning. I believe that consistent training + nutrition (fuel and recover) + rest + enjoyment and fun = steady improvement and long term success. Whether you are a seasoned marathon runner and want to qualify for Boston, or you are a new athlete looking to complete your first 5k, I am confident I can provide the training and nutritional principals to help you reach your goals. Running/Coaching/Dietitian High school State Champion (Texas) in the 2 mile: NCAA Division 1 Cross Country Nationals Qualifier: The University of Arkansas 8 Time Boston Marathon Qualifier Level 1 USATF Certified Coach for Track and Field 9 years as a registered dietitian working with recreational and elite runners My Running PRs: Mile: 4.58 5k: 17.42 Half Marathon: 1.21.31 Marathon: 2.58.58 My ultimate running goal is to break 2.45 in the marathon and qualify for the USA Olympic Trials. In my free time I enjoy running, watching the NFL, spending time with my wife, hiking with my dog, and watching my 5 silly chickens frolic in the yard. I look forward to working with...