STOP! – It’s Taper Time!

By Terri Rejimbal, RRCA certified coach Training for a big event, don’t forget the taper. Having returned from a trip to South America, a tapir is an indigenous animal of South America with a similar sounding name to taper. Tapirs are herbivores that live in jungles and look like a hodge-podge of left-over parts. Let’s… Read more »

Back 2 Normal – Recharge with MELT, Challenge, Bonus, & Runner Specials!

Recharge and Perform with MELT The medical field has recently become fascinated with learning about the human body’s Connective Tissue System, especially the fascia. So what makes fascia so fascia-nating? Read on here to learn how to positively impact all systems and aspects of the body by improving the integrity of the fascial system. Back… Read more »

Your Power Suit!

 By Terri Rejimbal, RRCA certified coach Whether it’s donning that suit for an interview or a sexy outfit to impress a date, we know that our clothing choices can affect how others perceive us. But, can our choice of clothing affect our own thoughts? What we wear can affect how we see ourselves and our… Read more »

Back 2 Normal: Running as a Moving Meditation… and more!

Running as a Moving Meditation The goal of mindfulness is to wake up to the inner workings of our mental, emotional, and physical processes. For runners, being mindful means paying attention to how their physical sensations, thoughts, and emotions are responding to running, and how they’re all connected. Read on here to learn how you… Read more »

Back 2 Normal – Runner Tips, A Challenge, & Specials

Deter Dehydration & Heat Illness Common health risks often overlooked in the athletic community are dehydration & heat illness. Dehydration can not only lead to health issues such as heat illness, but can also affect your work and sports performance. Read on here to learn the warning signs of dehydration and how to deter dehydration… Read more »

Hey Kids! Join the Sunday Runday Kids Run Club

Join the Sunday Runday Kids Run Club to train for the PeliKids One Miler, brought to you by Healthy St. Pete’s Healthy Kids, St Pete Running Company, and St Petersburg Parks and Recreation.

Harnessing the Power of the Mental Mantra!

By Terri Rejimbal, RRCA certified coach   This is a continuation of my previous article title “Motivational Mantra” found at: https://stpeterunfest.org/motivational-mantra-mental-toughness/ So, what makes a good mantra? It’s been said that “where the mind goes, the body follows”. If you’re distracted during a race or workout, the body will lose awareness and your pace will… Read more »

Why The Warm-Up?

“Warm up?! Who has time for that?” This is an all too common response reaction in our fast-paced world… but the truth is, a proper warm-up is imperative for optimal performance. And all you need is 10 minutes. Yes, just 10 meaningful minutes! Not convinced? Read on to learn 5 key reasons why the warm-up… Read more »

It Must Be the Shoes!

By Terri Rejimbal, RRCA Certified Run Coach As runners we don’t need much equipment to perform our sport, but a good pair of running shoes is a must. One of the first lessons we learn is to buy new shoes after 300-500 miles. Once the foam wears out, the material loses its ability to absorb… Read more »