Summer Fusion: Strength + Endurance w/ Anna Komer

Summer Fusion: Strength + Endurance w/ Anna Komer


May 15th to July 31st | Wednesdays, 6-7:30pm

Wy’east Sisterhood Summer Fusion will be a bit longer than normal: 12 weeks rather than 9 weeks. We cannot wait to enjoy the long summer evenings with you!

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When: Wednesday evenings, 6-7:30pm, May 15 through July 31 
Where: Bridgetown Physical Therapy
Class Size: 15
Prerequisite: Participants must be able to run 3 miles comfortably. All paces welcome.

This 12-week training block is focused on developing both the cardiovascular and musculoskeletal system to meet your run goals while staying injury free. We will meet in SW Portland, begin each session with a dynamic warm-up, followed by a 45-minute run, and end with 30 minutes of trail running specific strength training and mobility work (90 minutes total).

The running portion of class will be time-based (ex: 20 min out; 20 min back) to provide for people of all paces.

Our Fusion course is structured to provide a progressive build; the philosophy is “introduce, improve, perfect” in 3-week cycles. All routes will be a mix of road and trail with a greater emphasis on trail in the second half of the class. Strength training will be performed after each workout at Bridgetown Physical Therapy to teach the body to stabilize in a fatigued state, which is critical for endurance running. The class will finish with a cumulative 8 mile trail run through the SW hills and Washington Park.

Note: Please bring separate shoes for strength training after to minimize muddy feet! All items can be left at the practice before the run and will be locked up for safety.

Anna will be available for a Q&A related to injury prevention or screening, as well as training specific questions following each class.