Aqua Jogging Without a Belt, by Coach Ken

Aqua jogging, or water running, has long been use as a therapy for injured runners or as a substitute for running or jogging on land. The buoyancy of water when running can reduce stress on the joints of the lower extremities by 90 percent. By adjusting the intensity of the workout, athletes can maintain cardiovascular fitness with minimum stress on their bones and joints. Deep-water running is usually done with some type of flotation belt. However, there are advantages to aqua jogging without a belt.

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The Iron Girl Pleasant Prairie Triathlon Registration is OPEN

The Iron Girl Pleasant Prairie Triathlon registration opened today. Race is Sunday, August 10 at the RecPlex. Our Iron Girl training class begins June 29. Remember we’ll be doing swims across Lake Andrea all summer, Thursday nights & Saturday mornings.