Skating Coaches Bangor ME

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Bangor Athletic Club
(207) 947-2582
185 Harlow St
Bangor, ME
 
Union Street Athletics
(207) 942-3200
366 Griffin Rd
Bangor, ME
 
Ymca
(207) 622-9622
40 Granite Hill Rd
Manchester, ME
 
Pure Movement
(207) 871-7873
1 Marginal Way 2nd FLOOR
Portland, ME
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Conditioning Center
(207) 563-6255
Elm
Damariscotta, ME
 
Golds Gym Holiday Health
(207) 947-0763
424 Odlin Rd
Bangor, ME
 
Curves
(207) 384-7100
11 Paul St
South Berwick, ME
 
Bangor Athletic Club
(207) 947-2582
185 Harlow St
Bangor, ME
 
Enerjoy Health/fitness Program
(207) 878-2821
6 Ridge Ln
Falmouth, ME
 
Drew Griffin
(207) 935-1004
Fryeburg, ME

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Listen to Your Body

By Nadine Currie Jackson
 

Skaters in the Cold

One of Nadine's sore feet after a week at Skate Farm.
 

You've heard it before, but it's worth repeating: Pain is your friend, a message from your body that something is wrong ... the pan is too hot ... the bee is angry ... there's a blister on your toe.

It's also a regular — although fortunately not constant — companion of athletes and fitness enthusiasts, skaters included.

It's there when we push ourselves hard during a workout; it's there when we fall or otherwise injure ourselves.

Naturally, we don't think much about pain, except how to avoid it. But the truth is if you learn to listen to pain, it will visit you less often.

How to listen

Think of the way your legs burn when you charge up a hill. The pain is caused by a buildup of lactic acid and other glycogen waste products in your muscles. It's normal, and it usually subsides once you reach the top of the hill or otherwise decrease your level of exertion.

The question is: how should you react to this pain? In and of itself, it won't kill you. But as you may have noticed, it usually makes a mess of your technique — not to mention, your perceptual skills and judgment. And that, of course, is a recipe for disaster. When you start skating sloppy, you're headed for a fall.

There may be times, such as at the end of a race, when you'll want to push yourself through the pain. But be aware of the risk this poses to you and the people arou...

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