Celebrate Global Running Day!

Celebrate Global Running Day!

Happy Global Running Day! Today is all about getting outside to celebrate this beautiful sport, and there is no right or wrong way to celebrate. Whether you’re a seasoned runner heading out for a scheduled run or just heading out for the first time – making time for yourself is all it takes to celebrate … Read More

What Speed Means to Me: For all the “Slow Runners”

What Speed Means to Me: For all the “Slow Runners”

Since I started running 7 years ago, I have placed in only one race. That race was a small, local 10k put on to raise money for the community. During this race, I pushed myself to paces that felt ridiculously uncomfortable. Upon finishing, I surprised myself with a personal best and 1st place finish in … Read More

9 Ways to Stay Fit When There’s No Time to Exercise

9 Ways to Stay Fit When There’s No Time to Exercise

So many of us associate exercise with a trip to the gym. If we’re not hitting up the stairmaster or weights, we feel like it doesn’t count. It’s easy to get down on yourself when you feel like you don’t have time to fit in a workout each day. But luckily, it actually is possible … Read More

30 Ways to Improve Your Health and Fitness

30 Ways to Improve Your Health and Fitness

It’s easy to assume that we have to set massive goals and make drastic changes to improve our health or fitness. When social media is saturated with dramatic before and after pictures, it looks as if a complete change in lifestyle is the only way to better your health. But luckily, it’s not. The media … Read More

5 Times When You Should Definitely Skip a Workout

5 Times When You Should Definitely Skip a Workout

If you’ve been exercising for any length of time, you’ve likely found yourself tempted to skip a scheduled workout every now and again. This desire to skip a workout can arise for many different reasons. Maybe you’ve had a long day, you’re tired, feeling crummy, are traveling, really busy or just plain lazy. Whatever the … Read More

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