10 Things to Do the Day Before a Marathon or Half Marathon

10 Things to Do the Day Before a Marathon or Half Marathon

Signing up for a marathon or half marathon is a scary act. Committing to running a distance that may feel nearly impossible from the start involves a lot of dedication and perseverance. And even with the best of training, the day before your marathon or half marathon often involves nerves, anxiety and plenty of unknowns. … Read More

8 Ankle Strengthening Exercises for Optimal Stability

8 Ankle Strengthening Exercises for Optimal Stability

It’s no secret that the muscles we utilize most when running are all found in our legs. However, even so, many runners are surprised to discovered just how many lower body muscles are truly at work on the run. One of the biggest surprises: your ankle muscles. Ankle exercises should be a regular part of … Read More

7 Ways to Break a Sugar Addiction

7 Ways to Break a Sugar Addiction

My version of healthy living always used to be simple: try your best to eat a balanced diet, treat yourself, stay active, and consume everything in moderation. However, these lackadaisical guidelines left me desperately needing to overcome a sugar addiction. The nightly serving of ice cream I consumed continued to grow as my running and … Read More

6 Secrets to Running Faster: How to Increase Running Speed

6 Secrets to Running Faster: How to Increase Running Speed

Once you’ve been running for a while, it’s easy to settle in and think that you’ve hit your peak. You’ve found a pace that feels comfortable and assume that this is as fast as you will ever run. The thought of trying to increase your running speed feels a bit pointless. It feels as if … Read More

20 Minute Full Body Dumbbell Workout for Runners

20 Minute Full Body Dumbbell Workout for Runners

Strength training is often associated with heavy weights, complicated machines, and uncomfortable time spent in the gym. However, as a runner, the last thing anyone wants to do is spend time unnecessary time working out when they could be logging miles. These dumbbell exercises for runners are the perfect solution. Complete with 8 dumbbell exercises … Read More

20 Morning Routine Ideas for Health and Success

20 Morning Routine Ideas for Health and Success

The concept of a morning routine has certainly gained popularity lately. However, most healthy, successful people have been utilizing this idea for years. Starting your day off with some sort of routine is a great way to create healthy habits and establish productivity. And while it may seem that certain morning activities are more popular … Read More