8 Simple Ways to Make Staying Active Easier

8 Simple Ways to Make Staying Active Easier

Living an active lifestyle seems to get a bad reputation sometimes. Sure, most people admire those who are active, strive to do it themselves, and understand the benefits. But along with all of that comes the knowledge that staying active takes a lot of work. Many people assume that it’s impossible to make staying active … Read More

5 Guidelines to Return to Running After a Race

5 Guidelines to Return to Running After a Race

We hear so much about preparation for races, training plans, and race day goals that sometimes we forget that the days after a race need a plan too. Running can be a lifetime sport, but in order to make it one, we can’t forget about those crucial days after a race. Learning when to return … Read More

Essential Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Essential Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Contrary to what many people think, being a runner involves so much more than actually running. While the majority of our time is spent logging miles, some of the most important elements of the sport take place after the run is complete. Staying healthy while running involves rest, recovery, fuel, nutrition, cross training – and … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 8

Marathon Training Recap: Week 8

Where is the time going?! I can’t believe we are nearly halfway through August. Training for any race has a way of making time go by even faster than usual. It’s easy to get so caught up in just crossing days off that you forget where you started! Time is flying and this is already … Read More

The Ultimate Source for Running Motivation

The Ultimate Source for Running Motivation

When things are going really well during training, it’s hard to imagine needing any extra motivation to run. Times like these – in the midst of training, when you’re feeling really strong – are easy to get out the door. Excitement is high and finding running motivation comes easily. But what happens when life gets … Read More

How to Train for a Marathon and Still Have a Life

How to Train for a Marathon and Still Have a Life

When most runners think about marathon training, the first thing that comes to mind is time consuming long runs and training throughout the week. Marathon training is notorious for its massive time commitment, leaving runners to joke that there is no way to have a life while training for a marathon. As I prepared to … Read More