Brent

Group run

Good Gym is a HIIT with the local residents!

6 runners ran 3.0km to help their local community in Brent.

  • Samina
  • Liz James
  • Valentina
  • Helen Ray-Jones
  • Giuliano Orrico
  • Abi Bloy
 
Monday, 2nd of March 2020
 
Led by Liz James

Five brilliant runners joined me for our monthly litter pick around Willesden Green.

We began by welcoming Abi to her first ever Good Gym session and gave her a summary of all things good about Good Gym! There was a quick news bulletin. The first GG wide social of the year will take place this Thursday in Central London. Sign up here for further details when the venue is announced Also, a few of us are planning to attend the Beer and Burger run this Saturday, 11am.

The runners set off to collect the equipment from Elayne's. We split into two teams, which took a side of the street each. We were a HITT with many local residents who stopped to thank us for our work!

After the litter pick was completed, we were all feeling very chilly. What better way to warm up, than a HIIT session!! Liz explained the theory of High Intensity Interval training - alternating between periods of maximum effort, followed by a short recovery: 3 rounds, 20 seconds work, 10 seconds recovery: - jab, cross (right). - jab cross (left). - jumping jacks. - squats. Well done team, you smashed it!

The team jogged back to Elayne's to return the equipment. Finally, we did some cool down stretches before returning to the pub for a well deserved beverage!!

Report written by Liz James


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Liz James

Liz James
GoodGym Brent Run Leader

Runners helping out

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    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Helen Ray-Jones
    • Samina

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