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Sore Calves After Running: 14 Ways to Treat and Prevent Calf Pain

Sore Calves After Running: 14 Ways to Treat and Prevent Calf Pain

Experiencing sore calves after running is common for new and experienced runners alike. The calf pain can range from slightly irritating to debilitating – but regardless of your tolerance, it’s important to understand exactly why your calves are sore and what to change to avoid it. Find what you need to know about running calf … Read More

Mile Pace Chart: 1600m, 1200m, 800m & 400m Interval Pace Calculator

Many runners are surprised to discover just how complex running the mile can be. Using a mile pace chart can not only help solidify your goals, but help break down different interval paces as well. What is a mile pace chart? This mile pace chart includes more than just finish times for 1 mile. For … Read More

How to Break In Running Shoes

How to Break In Running Shoes

Few things are more exciting than a brand new pair of running shoes. Those squeaky clean soles and bright colors provide a burst of motivation that all runners appreciate. However, learning how to break in running shoes properly is key to making the most of your new gear. Do I need to break in my … Read More

5k Pace Chart: Running Paces from 5 – 16 Minutes Per Mile

Whether you’re hoping to complete the distance for the first time or trying to place in your age group, using a 5k pace chart can provide helpful guidance on race day. What is a 5k pace chart? A 5k pace chart, sometimes referred to as a time chart, breaks down your overall time at each … Read More

12 Days of Christmas Workout Challenge

12 Days of Christmas Workout Challenge

Christmas themed workouts are a great way to stay active and motivated during the holiday season. This 12 Days of Christmas Workout Challenge is a great way to keep your workout routine interesting and purposeful! What is the 12 Days of Christmas Workout? This Christmas workout features 12 full body HIIT exercises. These bodyweight exercises … Read More

Running in the Wind: Its Effects + 6 Tips for Success

Running in the Wind: Its Effects + 6 Tips for Success

Running in the wind is something just about every runner can relate to – whether they live in a mild, moderate climate, or experience all seasons to the extreme. Unfortunately, wind appears during every season, forcing runners to either learn how to run in wind or hit the treadmill. Running against wind is challenging. Many … Read More