Video Library

Check out the library of video resources to support your Run Club. Learn how to prevent injuries, get new ideas for warm ups, get ready to run through the winter & more! Check back soon for more videos.

 

Webinar Series - Mini Workouts for Jr & Sr High Run Clubs

 

Webinar Series- Run Club Fun and Games for K-6

 

 

partner strength training Exercises

Check out these exercises for ideas to build some strength training into your run club practices! You can also download a PDF of these exercises on Coach's Corner.

 

yoga and relaxation

Add these activities at the end of run club practices to help students feel relaxed, refreshed and de-stressed!

 

it's a pirate's life for me

Use this game to warm-up or add some fun to any run club practice! This video highlights an activity from the Be Fit For Life Move and Play Through Physical Literacy resource. These activity cards can be used to develop physical literacy in variety of programs and environments.

 

spot tag

 

volcanoes and ice cream cones

Use this game to warm-up or add some fun to any run club practice! This video highlights an activity from the AMA Youth Run Club GO! Run Handbook, a resource designed to increase girls’ participation in physical activity.

 

Everybody's "it" tag

Use this game to warm-up or add some fun to any run club practice! This video highlights an activity from the Ever Active Schools DPA Greatest Hits resource.

 

GOT YOUR BACK

Use this game to warm-up or add some fun to any run club practice! This video highlights an activity from the AMA Youth Run Club GO! Run Handbook, a resource designed to increase girls’ participation in physical activity.

 

Preventing running injuries

Watch Physical Therapist, Shari MacDonald, give advice about proper running practices to avoid injury, complete with movement tutorials!

 

comprehensive school health & ama youth run club

Hear from the physicians in Alberta about the power of Comprehensive School Health & how to get involved in the AMA YRC.

 

winter running

Are you ready to run outside this winter? AMA Youth Run Club Coordinator Hayley Degaust gives you some winter running tips. 

 

sun safety when running

AMA Youth Run Club Coordinator Hayley Degaust and Dermatologist Dr. Mike Kalisiak discuss steps you can take to protect yourself from the sun when running outside!

 

Join the Club

A project of Ever Active Schools, the Alberta Medical Association is a free, fun and flexible running program! #JoinTheClub

 

Meet ambassador paula findlay

Olympic triathlete Paula Findlay discusses her involvement in the Youth Run Club and how the program benefits kids and promotes health lifestyles.

 

Physical Activity idea: Fitness Dice

Try this Fitness Dice activity as a warm up with your Club! It focuses on the three components of fitness (cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility). Download the ready-to-use poster, activity ideas and a blank poster here.

 

physical activity tip: move and shake warm up

Try this warm up idea from Ever Active Schools! Start the music, hold up a Physical Literacy Move and Shake Warm-Up Card and invite students to move as soon as they enter the activity space. Download the cards for free here.