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Advice on JUST RUN Indoor Training

Advice on JUST RUN Indoor Training

Training is difficult when weather is an issue. If possible, try to continue with outdoor training. Bundle the children up - after about five minutes of running the body acclimates well even when temperatures are as low as 28 degrees. Gloves, stocking caps and sweats are a must.

Safety is imperative; there are indoor training alternatives. You can measure the distance around your gym and have the kids run a number of time to reach 1/4 mile at each session; one mile can be recorded every four sessions. Combined with the drills and relays, the kids will get a great workout each time.

There are also indoor activities like running in place and old fashioned jumping jacks. Running relays on a basketball court or inside a multi-purpose room are great. If your school has corridors and steps (and you can ensure that doors aren't opening and closing) create a pathway for the kids to follow. An interesting "indoor obstacle course" is always something kids love.