The Best Spring Running Gear and Essentials

The Best Spring Running Gear and Essentials

Each year around this time, I find myself a little antsy. While the winter running season definitely has some perks, I’m always eager for a little sunshine and warmth after a few chilly, dark months. Spring running brings a breath of fresh air with its arrival, and I am anxiously awaiting this season of snow-free … Read More

15 Minute At Home Dumbbell Shoulder Workout

15 Minute At Home Dumbbell Shoulder Workout

As a runner, it’s so easy to neglect the upper body. We log our weekly miles, spend some time stretching and maybe even complete a few squats or lunges along the way. It doesn’t take long before we’ve completely forgotten about our entire upper body. Contrary to our intuition, the biceps, triceps, back and shoulder … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 8

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 8

After a rough “long run” the week before, I was nervous heading into this week. My body seems to be adjusting much more slowly to the increase in mileage than it usually does, and marathon training has felt significantly different this time around. It’s interesting to me how our bodies change throughout life – sometimes … Read More

6 Ways to Break Out of a Fitness Rut

6 Ways to Break Out of a Fitness Rut

We’ve all been there before. You’re finally finding your groove, making fitness progress, feeling productive – and then suddenly, you just don’t want to anymore. No matter how hard you try to force it, you just can’t seem to break out of this workout rut. A fitness rut can not only bring your training to … Read More

10 Tips for Your Best Long Run Ever

10 Tips for Your Best Long Run Ever

With racing season quickly approaching, runners everywhere are starting to really dig deep to complete those weekend long runs. Each week brings a new distance on the training plan – one that felt impossible just a few weeks ago. Whether your weekly long run involves finishing 8 miles for the first time or completing the … Read More

10 Knee Strengthening Exercises for Runners

10 Knee Strengthening Exercises for Runners

One of the most common misconceptions about running is that it is harmful for your joints. While most runners know this to be false, it’s difficult to adequately explain to non-runners that the pounding of running is not, in fact, harmful for your joints. So if running is not actually harmful for our joints, why … Read More