How to Create the Ultimate Winter Running Plan

How to Create the Ultimate Winter Running Plan

Winter is without a doubt the most challenging season for runners. Sure, the summer heat brings its fair share of challenges, but it still doesn’t present nearly as many obstacles as the winter elements. Whether you live in a cold climate or not, the increased hours of darkness make fitting in a run during the … Read More

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Day Workout

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Day Workout

As winter approaches, working out indoors begins to sound more and more appealing. The colder temperatures and extra darkness really lower my motivation to drive to the gym or head outside for a run. But what better time to make the most of what you have at home than with the approaching busy season of … Read More

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

Completing my 6th marathon this past weekend taught me so many things that I’d failed to learn already. This marathon brought many new fears and uncertainties as I trained to hit my first ever time goal in the marathon. Sure, I’d trained for PRs before – but never for a full marathon. I’d learned time … Read More

How to Make Fitness Fun: Finding the Right Fit

How to Make Fitness Fun: Finding the Right Fit

“Ugh, I don’t want to work out!” “I think I might skip that run today” “Going to the gym is the last thing I want to do right now” “It’s too bad we have to workout to stay healthy” “I really don’t have enough time to exercise today” Sound familiar? I know I’ve said all … Read More

5 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

5 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

As winter approaches and fall racing season comes to an end, runners everywhere are completing their goal races. After nearly half a year spent training for a big race, the completion of a goal feels nothing short of joyful. Crossing the finish line, whether you met your time goals or not, is an accomplishment worth … Read More

How to Relieve Back Pain with a Foam Roller

How to Relieve Back Pain with a Foam Roller

For as long as I can remember, I’ve experienced random bouts of back pain. Back pain seems to be a common struggle for most adults – no doubt due to our chronic poor posture and stress – but finding relief is usually easier said than done. Until I discovered how to relieve back pain with … Read More