I hope you are all having a great 2016! It’s crazy how time flies and I know I haven’t done an update in a long time! Sorry about that but I hope you are all enjoying the Feature Fridays, featuring some of the amazing athletes at Altis! From here on out I will be doing updates once every two weeks. I am also considering doing weekly or bi-weekly workout tips and advice post separately. Comment on this post or my Facebook to let me know if that is something you all would be interested in!
Training is going very well! I did have a minor setback during the month of November (I know so long ago!). I ended up hurting my right knee. We believe it was from a weight room technique that my body did not respond well to and over time the muscles in my knee became weak. The upside to this injury was that it reintroduced me to mediation and I learned different ways to mediate and how different vibrations can affect the human body. It also put me back in a position where I really had to have faith and depend on God. Just another one of his magnificent testimonies in my life! Continue reading First Race Jitters: Race Strategy
Track and field made me stronger mentally and physically, I learned that I am somebody and that I do in fact contribute to the world around me.
Terry Benson is an American 400m hurdler from Las Vegas, Nevada. He is the middle child of 5 siblings (one sister, 3 brothers).
What’s your story? Continue reading Feature Friday: Terry Benson
“Inspiring young athletes, letting them know just because you’re from a small town and/or attend a small school it doesn’t mean you can’t do big things! Follow your dreams!!”
Landria Buckley is an American 400 hurdler and Howard University (undergrad) and University of Maryland (M.B.A.) Alumnae. She was born in Michigan and most of her life lived in a small town called Romulus, right outside of Detroit. She has 5 siblings (4 of which she was raised with) and comes from a very loving family. Her mother, Priscilla Estep, has been a major support system throughout her entire life, believing in her whole heartily on whatever venture she found herself on. And her father, Landress Buckley, has always pushed her athletically, giving her the drive, will to win, and competitiveness of a champion. Her personal honors and awards include 2008 Olympic Trials Qualifier, 2013 USA National Finalist, USA 2013 World University Finalist, 1 x NCAA All- American, 4 x NCAA All- Region, 6 x MEAC Champion, 6 x Howard University MVP.
“My high school coach told my mom, that it was as if I was meant to run hurdles.”
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Continue reading Feature Friday: Yours Truly, Landria Buckley
This is a chance to run track again and pursue my dreams; a second chance.
Joe Greene is an American 400 meter hurdler from Rochester NY. He is the youngest of 3 boys and is decorated with achievements. He is the 2012 University at Albany Wall of Fame Inductee, 2009 University at Albany Player of the Year Honors recipient, 2006 USA World Junior Team Member,
2006 Rookie of the Year Honors recipient, 3x Division I All-America honors recipient, 4x IC4A Champion, 11 x America East Conference Champion, 3x Outdoor Track & Field Most Valuable Player Honors recipient and 2005 New York State 400 meter Champion.
What’s your story? Continue reading Feature Friday: Joe Greene