Our Mission: Offer the young boys and girls of Brooklyn an opportunity to experience the fitness benefits, joys of competition, and team unity of Cross Country Running and Track and Field through an education-based program. The participants of the program will have the opportunity to receive sport specific instruction from accomplished coaches and athletes in our community. The level of each athlete will be taken into consideration as we develop an individualized training and performance plan for each athlete for the season. Ultimately, our goal is for each Prospect Park Youth Running Club member to improve their overall fitness, achieve performance targets, and boost self-esteem thru team running. The Prospect Park Youth Running Club is being founded on the premise of sport education. Our members will improve self-esteem and confidence through consistent effort and acknowledgement of improvement.
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When to Use Energy Gels and Hydration Drinks and Can They Be Used Together?
All athletes need three things: hydration, energy and electrolyte replacement. To perform at your best you want to get the proper amounts of each in perfect balance. The good news is that we make it easy to do using either e-Gel or e-Fuel.
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How to Avoid The Porta Potty During a Race
We've all seen it and most of us have done it ... 30 minutes (or less) into a race athletes are already looking for a port potty. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way. The secret is a proper hydration plan before the gun goes off, and here's how you do it.
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