Printable 4 Week Full Body Home Workout Plan

Printable 4 Week Full Body Home Workout Plan

As much as I love running, there inevitably comes a time each year where I am ready to take a break or scale back on mileage. Sometimes it’s immediately following a race, prior to beginning a training plan, dealing with an injury, or just plain feeling burnt out. Each year I incorporate a few weeks … Read More

Martian Half Marathon Recap + 25k Training: Week 12

Martian Half Marathon Recap + 25k Training: Week 12

The transition back to reality and a daily routine is always a bit rough after vacation. However, adjusting my training after a week in Hawaii turned out to bed significantly easier than I had expected. After a successful 10 mile run before the week began, I was feeling more adjusted and motivated than usual after … Read More

How to Run a Fast 5k

How to Run a Fast 5k

As a long distance runner, attempting to race a 5k often feels foreign, uncomfortable, and downright hard. During a marathon or half marathon, many runners slow down and take things easy. However, during a 5k, many runners take the opportunity to really give it their all. As a shorter distance, it’s easy to assume that … Read More

7 Must Do Dynamic Warm Up Exercises for Runners

7 Must Do Dynamic Warm Up Exercises for Runners

With a million tasks on your to do list, a schedule full of social obligations and meetings, not to mention work, it’s so tempting to just run and be done. Maintaining a running routine feels like enough of an accomplishment on its own that we often forget about the extra little things that we need … Read More

25k Training Week: Week 11 in Hawaii!

25k Training Week: Week 11 in Hawaii!

This past week of 25k training has absolutely been my favorite. My husband and I spent the past week in HAWAII! We finally decided to treat ourselves to a tropical vacation and spent the week exploring the island of Maui. While running on vacation is definitely not ideal during any serious training, I felt that … Read More

How to Start a Successful Morning Workout Routine

How to Start a Successful Morning Workout Routine

If you’ve ever found yourself with a mouthful of cookies in the middle of your diet, skipping the gym or procrastinating on that work project, you’ve probably experienced a bit of regret at some point afterwards. While we usually begin each day with the best of intentions, more often than not we’ll find ourselves facing … Read More