Steve’s Blog: Uncharted Territory

UNCHARTED TERRITORY I’m at the point in my training where my runs are getting much longer than I ever anticipated. Last weekend I ran 15 miles and lived to blog about it. It was my longest run yet, and I have to admit that it went pretty well…at least the first 14 miles did. The […]

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EMPOWER’s Gym in Your Pocket

Out of town? Can’t get to the studio for class? No worries! All your need for our “Gym in Your Pocket” workout is a resistance band, a door and a step of some sort! In the video below EMPOWER’s Assistant General Manager, Nestor, will take you through the exercises one at a time! Have a […]

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Steve’s Blog: It’s Gotta Be the Shoes.

It’s gotta be the shoes. Runners have opinions about everything. Strong opinions, about silly things like socks, energy gels, and water bottles. I’ve witnessed arguments over whose GPS watch was more accurate. There’s nothing runners feel more strongly about than their shoes…and for good reason. Just think for a moment about the abuse your feet […]

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Flexibility Training and Yoga for Runners

We know sometimes it can be hard to remember all the exercises, or in this case stretches, you wanted to add to your routine after a workshop. So, we have created THREE videos summarizing what we went over in our Flexibility Training and Yoga for Runners workshops this week!  Thank you so much to all […]

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Steve’s Blog: Am I a Runner?

“Am I a runner?” A year ago when I started running, I had one dilemma – whether or not I could (should) refer to myself as a “runner”. And I’m not alone here. I’ve met people who have joined a training group, run twice a week for 8 weeks (with witnesses), and still hesitate to […]

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