The Best Exercises to Find and Fix Muscle Imbalances

The Best Exercises to Find and Fix Muscle Imbalances

As a runner, you’ve no doubt experienced some random, nagging pains when you least expected them. Sometimes it’s a hot spot in your calf, foot, hip or even your shoulder. More often than not, we brush these pains off as a frustration that will go away in due time. But what if these pains are … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 4

Marathon Training Recap: Week 4

Marathon training is well under way as week 4 wraps up and I just can’t believe almost a quarter of training is complete! It definitely doesn’t feel like that’s the case after this week, as I planned a cut back week to prepare for a half marathon this weekend. The mileage this week was a … Read More

10 Game Changing Tips for Long Distance Running

10 Game Changing Tips for Long Distance Running

When people ask me what I love about running, one of my first answers is always the long run. I, along with most long distance runners, have a continuing love-hate relationship with the long run. Running long distances pushes my body outside of its comfort zone, to points of exhaustion, pain, and mental instability. But … Read More

The Ultimate Spell Your Name Alphabet Workout

The Ultimate Spell Your Name Alphabet Workout

Whenever my running mileage increases, I notice that my cross-training workouts become more and more mundane. As each run increases in length, my motivation to find different cross training workouts is significantly lower. Yet each time this happens, I always notice a significant decrease in my overall strength. When my cross training becomes monotonous, my … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 3

Marathon Training Recap: Week 3

This past week was an awesome week of training. The first couple weeks started off a little rocky with an illness and some traveling, so it felt really great to finally settle in the groove this week. The temperatures were ridiculous early on in the week but I kept reminding myself of all the times … Read More

3 Genius Strategies to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

3 Genius Strategies to Achieve Your Fitness Goals

It’s no secret that goal setting is one of my favorite parts of the health and fitness scene. I love hearing success stories from friends, seeing massive transformations, and celebrating with other runners as they accomplish new goals. Challenging myself to accomplish new goals is what keeps me motivated throughout the year – especially when … Read More