Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 4

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 4

After a week of body pains and random illness, it sure felt great to get back to a routine this week. I noticed that my heart rate was significantly higher during those easy paced runs, so I made sure to take it slow this week to avoid come back too quickly. Returning from illness or … Read More

8 Ways to Stay Active and Fit this Winter

8 Ways to Stay Active and Fit this Winter

Not only does winter bring some less than ideal weather conditions, but the dreary weather is usually coupled with lower fitness motivation. By the time you add decreased sunlight to the mix, it’s almost as if you’re destined for a season of hibernation, regardless of how hard you try. Attempting to stay active in the … Read More

14 Reasons to Fall in Love with Running

14 Reasons to Fall in Love with Running

Whether you love this Hallmark holiday or just wait patiently for it to pass, there’s no better reminder of love than Valentine’s Day. Each year I enjoy the festive celebrations as a reminder to be grateful for all of the love that I have in my life. One of my favorites: my love for running. … Read More

6 Full Body Balance Exercises for Runners

6 Full Body Balance Exercises for Runners

Most runners understand the importance of completing strength training exercises. We schedule in weekly sessions filled with squats, lunges, clamshells, stretches, foam rolling and so much more. But most runners unknowingly overlook balance exercises when planning their weekly workouts. Balance training is important for athletes of all kinds, including runners. While it may not seem … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 3

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 3

After conquering the Polar Vortex last week, I felt pretty confident heading into this past week of training. After making it through subzero temperatures, wind, ice and snow, I thought this week would feel like a breeze. Ha! As the week began I felt my body starting to ache and slowly progress as if I … Read More

5 Reasons to Embrace Easy Running

5 Reasons to Embrace Easy Running

One of the greatest joys in running comes from pushing yourself to the limits and accomplishing a goal. Whether that means successfully completing an interval at a challenging pace, earning a PR or finishing a tempo run – the satisfaction makes everything worth it. A common misconception amongst runners is that in order to achieve … Read More