Aug
20
6:30 PM18:30

Activate Strength: Fundamentals of Movement | Marcus Taylor

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Description: Strength training is often overlooked by runners or just thrown into a training plan as a “cross-training day”; but muscle recruitment and activation is a vital component in becoming a faster and stronger runner. Activate Strength with Marcus Taylor will break down the fundamentals of movement and how each muscle group is activated and taxed to give you the power you need to propel your running stamina and fitness journey. So before you sign-up for your next Barry’s Bootcamp or spin class, join us to learn how to ignite your strength and uncover what you’re really working with.  

Time: 6:30-8pm

Slots Available: 15; This is an active workshop. Participants should come dressed in workout clothing and be ready to move!

Cost: $15

About Instructor: Marcus Taylor is the co-owner of Petworth Fitness and the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Gonzaga College High School. Marcus is graduate of Gonzaga College High School (c/o ‘97) and Hampton University, receiving a B.S. in Business. His passion for fitness has lead him to many opportunities to unlock the potential of everyone from professional athletes to senior citizens, training them all on the fundamentals of Olympic lifting, functional fitness, mobility, and powerlifting. Marcus has brokered several local and and national partnerships including the DC Mayor's Office, US Powerlifting Association, DC Council members, Crossfit Inc, the NFL Player’s Association, and many others with the aim to grow the Washington, DC fitness community. Additionally, Marcus's work with his alma mater, Gonzaga College High School, centers on the athletic development of students in 13 different sports; but above all that he is a dedicated husband and father of twin daughters. 

Certifications

  • Crossfit: Level 1 certified 

  • CrossFit: Sports Adaptation certified 

  • World Kettlebell Club Champion 2010 & 2011

  • World Kettlebell Club Master Coach

  • USAW Sports Performance Coach

  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer

  • NSCA-CSCS

  • American Kettlebell Club Weightlifting Coach

  • TriggerPoint Therapy Specialist

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Recovery Workshop | Animal Flow: Making Power Moves
Jul
29
7:00 PM19:00

Recovery Workshop | Animal Flow: Making Power Moves

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About this Event:
Animal Flow with Jordan Coburn will take your mobility game up a notch with creative drills targeting major joints in the body, athletic three-dimensional stretching techniques, and simple functional movements to strengthen and mobilize the body. Every movement in the session has a specific function and helps increase blood flow to tense areas, power, and neuromuscular development. Level up with us and make these move power moves!

Participants should come dressed to work out.

Jordan Coburn is the owner of REVIV Movement, a movement based recovery business based in Atlanta, GA. Hailing from New York, Jordan was track and field athlete from middle school all the way through college at Claflin University, a division II program. After graduation, he returned to New York to foster his dream of coaching track and field at his old high school. During this time, Jordan was introduced to the practice of yoga and became an instructor, sharing the practice with his athletes to help with their performance. Shortly after, Jordan enrolled in massage therapy school and focused exclusively on sports massage therapy. Upon completing that program, he has found a way to bring all of those worlds together and has incorporated his diverse skills into his current business at REVIV Movement. Jordan travels the world teaching movement and recovery, guiding clients through their recovery process. He currently runs with the Atlanta Run Club and the Boost Run Club affiliated with Adidas. Certifications Fascial Stretch Therapy Level 1 and 2 Manual Therapy Animal Flow Level 1 and 2 Mobility Specialist Rock Tape Performance

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Recovery Workshop: Eat, Run, Repeat: Fueling Your Success
Jul
8
7:30 PM19:30

Recovery Workshop: Eat, Run, Repeat: Fueling Your Success

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Description:
It is common among runners to think that the more miles you log, the more "wiggle room" you have in your diet. However, what you eat (or don't) in general can have a real impact on your performance and recovery. Eat, Run, Repeat with Peter Gordon will breakdown how to establish a more productive fueling cycle and discover the right supplements for your body type to boost recovery and make you a stronger runner. Set aside the donut and come get all the keys to runner nutrition.

Time: 7:30-9pm

About Peter Gordon:
Peter is the owner and founder of Kooyah Wellness. He has over 10 years experience in the arena of health and wellness coaching. He specializes in working with clients, struggling with weight loss, and chronic fatigue by helping to addressing hormonal imbalances, digestive problems, and detoxification. Through his DRESS (diet, rest, exercise, stress management, and supplementation) program, Peter has helped many clients regain their health, vitality, and the body they have always wanted. Certifications Certified Practitioner of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Holistic Health Coach Certified Personal Trainer Masters of Science Candidate Clinical Mental Health Counseling

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The Long Haul: MARATHON SZN Information Session
Jul
2
6:30 PM18:30

The Long Haul: MARATHON SZN Information Session

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Description: Marathon training SZN is upon us! Are you training for a marathon this fall? TRN with DRC! Marathon SZN

Program Highlights:

  • Weekly mileage plan including suggested speed workouts

  • Discounts to DRC Workshops that support your training

  • Weekly runs - Special additional perks for DRC Members

Join us to learn all about our marathon training program and offerings this marathon season.

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DRCLDY: Getting Miles, Catching Hands: Protecting Yourself On The Run
Jun
30
11:00 AM11:00

DRCLDY: Getting Miles, Catching Hands: Protecting Yourself On The Run

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You can never be too safe! On behalf of DRCLDY. District Running Collective is happy to welcome the first self defense class to the DRC Running Room.

Why?
Learn how to to better protect yourself while running alone or in general.

Who?
Hosted by Courtney Littlejohn and Chris Aboy-Instructor & Guru

What?
“Your body won’t go, where your mind hasn’t been.”
The goal of the class is for participants leave feeling more comfortable & prepared. You’ll learn basic countermeasures & self defense techniques, to prevent & react to an attack while running.

Participants should come dressed in comfortable athletic wear and closed-toe shoes.

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In Rare Form: Mechanics of Speed | District Track Club
Jun
25
7:00 PM19:00

In Rare Form: Mechanics of Speed | District Track Club

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Description: Most people do not wake up running 5:00 min miles. You think if you run more that you will eventually get faster. That is not always the case. Increasing your speed can come down to small tweaks in your form, proper mechanics, and drills. In Rare Form, Tom Brumlik, Maddie Kopp, Edose Ibadin of District Track Club will breakdown proper running form, demo drills and cues, and discuss with the group various ways to help increase speed in their running journeys.

Participants should come dressed to participate in form drills and prepare any relevant questions in advance.

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Recovery Workshop: Breath of Fresh Air: Yoga and Breathing Techniques for Runners
Jun
17
7:00 PM19:00

Recovery Workshop: Breath of Fresh Air: Yoga and Breathing Techniques for Runners

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Description

Yoga oftentimes gets a bad rep in the running community, but establishing a practice might just get you to a new PR if done consistently. Breath of Fresh Air with Brandon Copeland will breakdown: 1) beginner level yoga poses that aid in the loosening critical joint areas and lengthen muscles commonly used by runners; and 2) the classic yogic Pranayama breathing technique that will help expand your lung capacity and oxygen intake while on the run. 

Instructor: Brandon Copeland


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