10 Delicious Pre and Post Run Snack Ideas

10 Delicious Pre and Post Run Snack Ideas

While the act of running itself is relatively simple, you’ll likely discover that the actual lifestyle of a runner is quite complex. Our performance on the run is affected my so many things besides running: sleep, hydration, core strength, VO2 capacity, cadence, and most importantly – pre and post run fuel. Related: Fueling Tips for … Read More

20 Minute Full Body Workout for Spring Training

20 Minute Full Body Workout for Spring Training

After a long, dreary winter, those first few days of warmth and sunshine always bring a burst of long-lost motivation. It seems that once the weather starts to warm up, motivation resurfaces and people everywhere are ready to get back in shape, shed those extra pounds, and begin some new spring training. Spring is a … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 13

25k Training Recap: Week 13

This week was a somewhat strange week of 25k training, as I was recovering from one race while still attempting to train for another. I headed into this week not knowing how my body would feel and decided to take training one day at a time. Recovery from the Martian Half Marathon went pretty smoothly, … Read More

Overtraining in Runners: Symptoms, Signs and How to Avoid It

Overtraining in Runners: Symptoms, Signs and How to Avoid It

Runners are known to be a little obsessed with their sport – but for good reason. What’s not to love about an activity that brings endorphins, stress relief, fresh air, and makes you feel good about yourself? With all of the confidence and health boosting support, it’s easy to become a little obsessed with running. … Read More

Printable 4 Week Full Body Home Workout Plan

Printable 4 Week Full Body Home Workout Plan

As much as I love running, there inevitably comes a time each year where I am ready to take a break or scale back on mileage. Sometimes it’s immediately following a race, prior to beginning a training plan, dealing with an injury, or just plain feeling burnt out. Each year I incorporate a few weeks … Read More

Martian Half Marathon Recap + 25k Training: Week 12

Martian Half Marathon Recap + 25k Training: Week 12

The transition back to reality and a daily routine is always a bit rough after vacation. However, adjusting my training after a week in Hawaii turned out to bed significantly easier than I had expected. After a successful 10 mile run before the week began, I was feeling more adjusted and motivated than usual after … Read More