february run club: the footwear feature

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RUN

When it comes to running, what you wear on your feet makes a big difference in how you perform. A properly fitted shoe will make you feel lighter on your feet and prevent common running related injuries such as blisters, shin-splits, and tendonitis. However, finding the proper fit is not always so easy, as there is a lot that must be considered when looking for your perfect shoe. Will you be running on a smooth indoor surface or varied outdoor terrain. Do you plan on running a long distance at a steady pace or are you working to improve your speed? How old are you? How fit are you? When you hit the ground running, what part of your foot hits the ground first?

Yes. ALL of these things and then some MUST be taken into account when searching for the perfect shoe. It is a lot to digest and often we are much too busy to consider all of this before we hit the track or the treadmill. Hence, may of us are running in the WRONG shoes and have been doing so for quite some time.

It is because of this that our Run Club has decided to put the focus on footwear during the next few weeks, with a series of exclusive FOOTWEAR FEATURE dates! These dates will include trails and demos from the leaders in running gear. The fist of these demos happened last night and featured the brand new "Transcend" from Brooks Running. The revolutionary design of the Transcend features a plush upper, rounded heels, guide rails, and ideal pressure zones making it perfect for runners who appreciate extra support.

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brooks pink

Please see below for the rest of our FOOTWEAR FEATURE dates!

mizuno
mizuno

Thursday, February 6th 2014:Mizuno Running will feature their Rider + Inspired sneakers

newtonrunning
newtonrunning

Thursday, February 20th 2014: Running Form Clinic lead by Newton Running + Demos

so you want to join a run club?

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runclub1

Running is one of the best, if not THE best, forms of exercise out there.  This challenging, cardio workout tones the entire body and helps to keep the heart healthy and the mind happy - not to mention one very obvious benefit: it's FREE!

In considering the above, it should come as no surprise that we here at Burn 60 Fitness Studio in Los Angeles, California LOVE to RUN! In fact, we love running so much that we recently joined forces with Front Runners LA to form FrontRunners Run Club Powered by Burn 60.

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runclub2

Now two weeks into it's second month of existence, our still very new Run Club is already thriving.  We meet every Thursday evenings at 6:30PM outside of Front Runners LA in Brentwood and run anywhere from 3 to 6 miles on average.  People of ALL fitness levels are welcome to participate! We are a non-competitive group - each working to achieve our own personal fitness goals and encouraging one another in the process.

What's more, every run is coupled with a special theme! Last month included a Q&A with professional running coach David Siik, a wine and cheese social during which the ladies of the group were well versed in the importance of a proper fitting sports bra, and an especially exciting demonstration event by Brooks Shoes! More recently, members were given the chance to train with Burn 60 Fitness Director Charlotte Mooney (talk about an awesome opportunity and a great way to incorporate some cross-training!).

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run club 3

Below is a list of upcoming Run Club dates and Specialty Events. If you would like to become a member of Front Runners Run Club Powered by Burn 60, you may do so by applying here.*

october run club
october run club

*Membership is FREE and STRONGLY encouraged!