A Guide to Long Run Recovery: What to Do Post-Run

A Guide to Long Run Recovery: What to Do Post-Run

Whether you’re training for a marathon, half marathon, or just your very first race – there’s bound to be a few long runs on your calendar. Those distances probably sounds a bit intimidating at the beginning of training, but even so, what catches most runners by surprise is the impact of what they do post-long … Read More

How to Fuel a Long Run: 6 Tips for Eating During a Run

How to Fuel a Long Run: 6 Tips for Eating During a Run

Learning how to eat during a run is often an unexpectedly challenging task for new runners. We’re all aware of the need to fuel during long runs, but by the time we arrive at this point in our training, we find ourselves uncertain how to actually do so. How should I fuel a long run? … Read More

7 Running Mistakes: The Worst Things to Do During a Long Run

7 Running Mistakes: The Worst Things to Do During a Long Run

Updated: May 28, 2020 It’s common to make a few running mistakes during training, even if you’re a seasoned runner. Mistakes help us learn, grow and develop a strategy for success. However, there are a few things that you should always avoid doing during a long run. Long distance running is a physically taxing sport, … Read More

How to Master the Long Run | 10 Long Run Tips

How to Master the Long Run | 10 Long Run Tips

Updated: August 17, 2020 While the distance may vary depending on your end goal, there is one key element found in just about every running training plan: long runs. What is a long run? In running, long runs refer to exactly what you might expect: a long distance run. Whether you’re training for a 5k … Read More

Fueling Tips for a Successful Long Run

Fueling Tips for a Successful Long Run

It seems that spring is finally starting to make an appearance – yay! Spring often signals the time for many runners to begin increasing their mileage or signing up for races. The fresh weather and long lost sunshine provide some extra motivation after the dark days of winter. As many runners sign up for races … Read More

Long Slow Distance Run | What Does LSD Mean in Training?

Long Slow Distance Run | What Does LSD Mean in Training?

If you’re preparing for a long distance race, you’ll likely find a recurring theme in your training plans: long slow distance. Long slow distance runs, sometimes referred to as LSD, are a staple in many running training plans – and for good reason. What is a long slow distance run (LSD)? A long slow distance … Read More