We all know that running in Florida can be brutal, particularly at this time of year. The heat and humidity can make you feel heavy and tired, less motivated to get out and get moving. Don’t let the summer swelter keep you from training!
In this short video our favorite Coach, Matt Reedy of LeapFrog Athletics, speaks about adapting to hotter weather. Hear what he has to say about beating the heat this summer.
Matt Reedy, Coach and Owner of Leapfrog Athletics is originally from Tiffin, Ohio. Matt was recognized for his athletic talent early on. He was a decorated athlete in high school where is in the High School Hall of Fame as 4/800 record holder, and holds the Jr. High mile record. His young success earned him a NCAA Division 1 Athletic Scholarship for track and cross country. While attending University of Akron, OH he earned a B.A. in Psychology with Cum Laude Honors and 8 varsity letters. He competed as an International competitor in Cologne, Germany 1992, 2nd place team and then went on to compete at Collegiate Steeple Chase. Since then, Matt has chosen Naples, FL as his permanent residence. Continuing his passion for athletics he became U.S. Track & Field Certified Coach and has been coaching athletes for over 7 years.