HMF Support Hub

Welcome to the HMF Support Hub!

Here you will find expertise and insights to support walkers, beginning runners, experienced runners and competitive athletes. Exploring an ever-changing selection of articles, blog posts and videos will educate, inform and entertain you. Check back often for new topics and content.

Training

Training

Consistent training is the key to improving your running and maintaining fitness. Increase your endurance and lower your chance for injury by adding cross-training and strength-training to your weekly routine. Learn more about local group training programs, training plans for HMF events, running groups in CT/MA/RI and much more in Support Hub.

Nutrition

Our partner Stop & Shop shares heart healthy eating tips as well as seasonal produce tips. According to the American Heart Association, a healthy lifestyle coupled with well-balanced eating patterns and plenty of exercise are the best weapons against heart disease.

Hydration

Hydration

As you pack your bags and get ready for an upcoming trip, you may wonder how flying affects your immune system. Our partner Nuun explains what we should know before we go — other than showing up 2 hours early at the gate.

Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention

Athletes depend on strength, flexibility and mobility to perform at their best. A breakdown in movement patterns can lead to injury. Identify poor movement patterns and prevent injury with a movement screen and biomechanical analysis from our partner Select Physical Therapy.

HMF Stretching

Stretching

A dynamic stretch warmup is stretching through a joint’s full range of motion and prepares muscles for more intense exercise to come. Here are 9 stretches from our partner at Hartford Healthcare Rehabilitation Network.

Gear

Gear

Running shoes don’t last as long as we’d all like them to. No matter how much we love them and take care of them, they will eventually wear out. So what options do you have to recycle or donate your old shoes? Our partner Fleet Feet has the 411.

Rock your run with custom playlists created especially for runners

Keep your kids moving with workout ideas, training programs and events