Celebrating Down Syndrome Research: Sky’s the Limit

Categories: Blog, Ds Research, Events, News
On May 21, 2016, our Seattle friends as well as friends as far as New York, Illinois, California, and Arizona helped to celebrate the best and brightest in people and organizations responsible for propelling Down syndrome cognition research. We enjoyed a morning of research where 2016 honorees Dr. Michael Rafii and Dr. Roger Reeves joined our …

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Karen Gaffney Speaking at Sky’s the Limit

Categories: Blog, Events, Meet Our Friends, News
We are so excited! Just one week until we will be inspired and motivated by the amazing Karen Gaffney. Karen is speaking at our Second Annual Sky’s the Limit Gala in Seattle on May 21st. Learn more about the event here. In case you haven’t heard of Karen, she’s a Down syndrome self-advocate with an impressive …

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LuMind RDS Runners Fundraising Spotlight: Team Ashlynn

Categories: Blog, Meet Our Friends, Runners Program
We often get requests from our runners asking about ideas for alternative ways to raise money for LuMind RDS Runners and Down syndrome cognition research. Especially for those of you veteran or alumni runners who are returning to run for us year after year (THANK YOU!), it can feel like a real bear to have to constantly …

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Race for the eXtraordinary: Training Tip #1

Categories: Blog, Runners Program

Runners and Strength Training How often should runners do strength work? Should lifting sessions be scheduled on hard, easy, or rest days? What are the BEST exercises?  What exercises should runners specifically be doing?  Are these exercises different from what other athletes might do? Are bodyweight exercises enough or are heavy weights needed? Check out this …

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