I can always count on Lauren for a smile, a few sassy comments and maybe a couple angry murmurs under her breath when she hears dynamic mode is coming. This girl is a go-getter and I am so happy Fly Feet created a space for us to become friends.
The first time I truly realized what a coach was was in the weeks leading up to my very first boxing match. During training camp my coach, Alfonso Vazquez, would check in with me on a regular basis to make sure I was feeling ok and that I was getting the right amount and right type of training in ... Without my coach, I wouldn’t be half the boxer I am today.
The season of giving has begun, and Fly Feet is here to help you find the perfect gift for every healthy living enthusiast/fitness fanatic/frequent flyer in your life! Let us help you take out the stress of shopping for the perfect gift with this curated list of must-have items for your sweat-obsessed recipients (or maybe that person is you…no judgement!). DISCLAIMER- the following gifts may result in a faster, stronger, and awesome-er person.
Ok, it's coming... the biggest eating holiday of the year. What's your strategy? For me, going in with intention is important, otherwise the wheels just fall right off. Luckily, I'm surrounded by people that are chock full of hacks to help you stay on track. So, I'll just cut right to the chase - here are the best ones that we use in the Fly Feet Family...
Two of the MN United's brightest stars are kicking off their offseason training with us here at Fly Feet Running. Leading goal scorer Christian Ramirez and team USA stud Miguel Ibarra will be spending the next month with us, so let’s get to know them!
Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a pill or a machine that made it quick and easy? Well sadly, there are many of those gimmicks on the market. Not shockingly, they don’t work. To see results, ya gotta put in the work. If you’re willing to do that, the journey can be a wonderful, inspiring and even addicting thing.
We talk about mobility everyday in the studio, and end each workout with a short session, to help expedite the immediate recovery process. However, those few minutes after class are not nearly enough to help your body recover and progress in the long term. Here are our four most effective ways to stay injury free and recovery fast!
This week, the Fly Crew is giving a HUGE shout out to one of our devoted members, Haley Ferguson. She consistently helps raise the sun with our dawn crew at 5:30 am. Her incredibly positive, I'm-willing-to-try-anything mindset is what sets her apart in our eyes. In her words, "Knowing that I am better, stronger, faster than I was before is a huge win for me."
An easy recipe for fluffy gluten free low carb coconut flour pancakes. Such a tasty breakfast treat for when you're craving the carbs, but you're trying to keep 'em in check. Enjoy them with your favorite syrup or eat them plain.
She's a small town girl with big big dreams. Adrenaline junky, hockey player extraordinaire, adventure seeker, nothing can slow her down. Don't let that magnetic smile fool you, though ... she's a grinder under the green lights. We're so lucky to have this rock star on our team. Let's get to know Amy!
The Frequent Flyer Challenge has officially kicked off and we are so excited to see all of your shining faces in the studio as we ramp up for the holiday season. Each week for the next four weeks we will highlight a theme to set you up for success through one of the busiest times of the year. This first week we are talking about the importance of SLEEP.
The Köhler Effect is simply a phenomenon that occurs when a person works harder as a member of a group than when working alone. We see this all the time in our studio, but let’s dig into the research on this a bit…
Every single coach knows Jamison because of the effort he puts in day in and day out. His personal goals have transformed from changing his body to pulling more intensity on the floor to match his treadmill grit, and now to improving his overall fitness based on specific speeds on the tread and weights on the floor ...
The knowledge of where you currently have an end point, (aka your edge) gives you the understanding of how to get better. You don’t have to live in that scary place, but at least you have something to compare it to. It is rather eye opening.
His laugh is infectious, his math skills are on point, his style is something to write home about and his love for the #flyjams are bringing our playlists to the next level. There are so many reasons we are beyond honored to have Justin part of our #FlyFeetFam. As the GM of our downtown studio, he is dedicated to bringing Fly to the people! Let's get to know this superstar...
At Fly Feet we train Coaches - with a capital “C”. People who are invested in your training. As soon as you walk into that studio you know that those two people have your back. Our coaches are here to ensure that you feel supported and empowered as you navigate your way through a training session. We’ve done the workouts, we’ve practiced the movements and we are in the trenches with you every step of the way.
Building a high performing team is the absolute most important ingredient in the cocktail of finding success. Of course, there are other ingredients, but none are as critical. Individual talents, ability to execute, subject matter expertise, all come second to building an incredible team. Here are six characteristics of an incredible team that we strive for at Fly Feet...
Meet Kayd (rhymes with made). Her Insta profile says that she was born without an indoor voice and for us, we knew that we'd be a match made in heaven. Kayd is our design director which means that she makes sure everything that you see from Fly Feet is super amazing and on brand. From our website, to marketing materials, to space design, this girl has her hands in all of it. And we're so glad. There is SO much to know about this dynamic designer. Here is just a little peek...
Studies show that one in three of us suffers from poor sleep. Sleep debt has been linked to cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, obesity and poor mental health among other health problems. In short, a lack of sleep is killing us.
From crushing her 5K PR, knitting the cutest baby hats for women's shelters and cancer patients, eating her veggies and drinking her wine, there is so much to know about Patty T. She's been with us since almost the beginning and her biggest learning here is that she can always do more than she thinks!
How amazing is it that we live in the fittest city in the whole US of A?? The Twin Cities edged out Washington D.C. as The Fittest City in the American Fitness Index as measured by the American College of Sports Medicine. Listen to Kristin on the new Twin Cities in Motion podcast, "Move Together" talking about our new designation and how amazing it is to live in such a fit city!
The magic of Fly Feet is multi-dimensional and one of the most important dimensions are our coaches. Their energy and personality bring the workout to life, and Will, one of our newest coaches, is a natural at this! Will is an experienced dancer, runner, coach, coffee drinker, dreamer, and honestly the list could go on. Read on for more!
Standing in the grocery store with an overflowing cart and kids restless to leave, making the tradeoff for conventional foods that are readily available and a lot less expensive sometimes seems like the right call instead of hunting around for their more expensive organic counterpart. However, after reading this study, you might change your mind. We did.
This week, the coaches wanted to give a shout out to one of our long time members, Nick B. He has specifically inspired all of our coaching staff day in and day out. Nick is a straight crusher and he shows that in every aspect of every workout that we throw at him. But, It wasn’t always this way ...