How to Progress from a Half Marathon to a Full

How to Progress from a Half Marathon to a Full

Completing a half marathon is no small accomplishment. The chafing, bruised toe nails, early bed times and early mornings are only a small price to pay to accomplish such a feat. Finishing a half marathon calls for celebration. You have just pushed your body to the limits, conquering distances you never thought possible. And even … Read More

Clever Ways to Get 10,000 Steps a Day

Clever Ways to Get 10,000 Steps a Day

We’ve all heard that staying active will help us feel better, fight off illness, and stay healthy. We’ve also heard that being active can mean a number of things – anything from a walk around the block to a trip to the gym. When Fitbits first started taking off a few years ago, a new … Read More

4 Signs of Running Burnout (And How to Recover)

4 Signs of Running Burnout (And How to Recover)

Ever have those days where running just doesn’t feel fun anymore? I know I do. My running motivation varies throughout the year, as I often find it dipping during the winter or times when I have no upcoming race goal. But if it feels like you’ve been in a running rut for weeks, even months … Read More

8 Tips to Make Running in the Heat Easier

8 Tips to Make Running in the Heat Easier

We have been having some abnormally warm weather here in Michigan lately. The majority of the days these past few weeks have seen temperatures in the 80s with sunny skies. After a winter filled with sub-zero temperatures and lengthy snow storms, running in the heat feels incredibly different. Exposing my skin to sunshine after such … Read More

8 Crucial Foam Rolling Exercises for Runners

8 Crucial Foam Rolling Exercises for Runners

While most of us become runners simply because we enjoy the act of running, at some point we realize that running itself isn’t enough to keep us healthy. The title “runner” actually encompasses quite a bit of tender loving care to maintain. In order to keep running, we must spend time each week focusing on … Read More

Race Recap: Fifth Third Riverbank Run 25k

Race Recap: Fifth Third Riverbank Run 25k

Signing up for the Fifth Third Riverbank Run 25k back in the beginning of 2018 felt like a huge commitment. I was still in the midst of recovery from the New York City Marathon, winter was at it’s peak, and I was currently running no more than twice a week. The thought of increasing my … Read More