A Guide to Cross Training for Runners

A Guide to Cross Training for Runners

Contrary to popular belief, running involves so much more than what you do on the run. While the physical act of running makes up a great deal of the sport, most runners understand the importance of supplementing their training with various other activities – commonly referred to as cross training. What is cross training? Cross … Read More

10 Motivating Reasons to Exercise

10 Motivating Reasons to Exercise

We’ve all heard it before: it’s important to eat healthy, exercise regularly and take good care of your body. While this advice is certainly worth incorporating into your lifestyle, sometimes making the choice to exercise is easier said than done. Despite the fact that we know it’s healthy for us, we need a little more … 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