Test Results Are In! VO2 Max Testing at Taylor’s Fitness

Yesterday I had the absolute pleasure of heading over to Taylor’s Fitness in Redondo Beach to have my VO2 max tested!  It’s a relatively quick and definitely painless process of running on a treadmill with increasing intensity… watching men’s hockey in the background certainly helped!  Below is just a quick snapshot of my test results, […]


Proprioception(pron.: PRO-pree-o-SEP-shən), from Latin proprius, meaning “one’s own”, “individual” and perception, is the sense of the relative position of neighbouring parts of the body and strength of effort being employed in movement.[1] Say What? Say it With Me: Pro-pree-o-sep-shun This has been a big buzz word in the running industry lately as barefoot running has […]

Erik’s Corner: Improve Your Running with CrossFit

Please be sure to check out another great article by our resident fitness and running expert Erik Taylor from Erik Taylor’s Fitness in Redondo Beach. This new Active.com piece not only explains what CrossFit is, but also highlights the benefits of incorporating the workouts into your running regime, and samples some specific exercises that are […]

Village Runner Alumni and Redondo Personal Trainer Featured on Active.com

Local personal trainer and Village Runner alumni, Erik Taylor, was featured on active.com for his expertise on incorporating strength training to improve running.  If you’ve ever thought that running was enough, think again and dive into the tips provided by Erik Taylor’s Fitness below.  If you take one thing away… learn how to do a […]

St. Patrick’s Day 5K Sponsors – Keeping the South Bay Fit, Healthy, and Active!

Thank you for all the participants, volunteers, and sponsors for the 2012 Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K!  Please help us by supporting all the local businesses and organizations that helped make this event possible and keep the South Bay moving!  You can find information on all the event sponsors below! Get through the toughest […]