Start: Saturday, January 19, 2013 @ 7:30 AM (PST)
Portland , OR 97201
Registration Closing Date
Friday, January 18, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (PST)
Do you struggle when you 'hit the hills'? Up or down?Would you like to be stronger and quicker?Have you experienced hamstring or butt injuries?Are you tired of being 'road kill' on Portland to Coast?What you need to knowHow you walk does make a difference. What is your posture? How you use your arms; leg turnover; muscular strength & flexibility are a few areas we will cover.
Hill Walking BenefitsKeep your heart, lungs, and joints young; Strengthens your hamstrings, calves, glutes, hip flexors, and Achilles tendons, and it uses more upper-body muscles.Effective in building aerobic power or conditioning. Improves knee and leg strength; Lowers blood pressure 21/2 times according to a Japanese study decrease risk of heart attack by 50%.