Marathon Training Recap: Week 13

Marathon Training Recap: Week 13

Week 13 brought the highest mileage of marathon training thus far, even with a looming injury and a few missed miles! After trying and failing to run a weekly 5 miler due to some random ankle pain, I was pretty nervous heading into the 16 mile long run this weekend. Luckily, my ankle held out … Read More

6 Tips for Creating a Healthy, Fitness Lifestyle

6 Tips for Creating a Healthy, Fitness Lifestyle

Fitness and healthy living sometimes seem to get a bad rep. Social media tends to make us believe that living a fitness lifestyle involves lots of kale smoothies, protein powder, sweat and heavy lifting. And while all of those things can be perfectly healthy, they are not needed in order to live up to our … Read More

5 Ways to Break Out of a Running Slump

5 Ways to Break Out of a Running Slump

It happens to all of us at one point or another. We’ve been in the groove for a while, until one day we head outside and suddenly can’t remember why we’re running. Running begins to feel mundane and monotonous, and before anything can be done about it we find ourselves are knee deep in a … Read More

Hill Training: Why, How and 3 Hill Workouts for Runners

Hill Training: Why, How and 3 Hill Workouts for Runners

When most runners think of speed workouts, they think of intervals, tempo runs and track workouts. But what’s missing from this list is potentially one of our greatest resources for increasing speed: hill workouts. Hill training is one of the most beneficial workouts for runners of all ability levels. Whether you are trying to increase … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 12

Marathon Training Recap: Week 12

This past week was a surprisingly successful week of marathon training. The weather had many ups and downs, and within a matter or 24 hours it felt like we went from the peak of summer to the end of fall. I definitely didn’t start this week with a ton of motivation but it turned around … Read More

8 Fall Running Tips to Bring Training to the Next Level

8 Fall Running Tips to Bring Training to the Next Level

Cooler temperatures, cloudy skies, beautiful scenery and low humidity are some conditions that runners often dream about. After battling high temperatures and humidity throughout the summer, it begins to feel like we will never experience any relief. But then the first cooler run occurs, leaving runners filled with optimism and excitement. A new season is … Read More