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

How to Start a Successful Morning Workout Routine

How to Start a Successful Morning Workout Routine

If you’ve ever found yourself with a mouthful of cookies in the middle of your diet, skipping the gym or procrastinating on that work project, you’ve probably experienced a bit of regret at some point afterwards. While we usually begin each day with the best of intentions, more often than not we’ll find ourselves facing … Read More

6 Ways to Break Out of a Fitness Rut

6 Ways to Break Out of a Fitness Rut

We’ve all been there before. You’re finally finding your groove, making fitness progress, feeling productive – and then suddenly, you just don’t want to anymore. No matter how hard you try to force it, you just can’t seem to break out of this workout rut. A fitness rut can not only bring your training to … Read More

14 Reasons to Fall in Love with Running

14 Reasons to Fall in Love with Running

Whether you love this Hallmark holiday or just wait patiently for it to pass, there’s no better reminder of love than Valentine’s Day. Each year I enjoy the festive celebrations as a reminder to be grateful for all of the love that I have in my life. One of my favorites: my love for running. … Read More

5 Ways to Avoid Treadmill Boredom

5 Ways to Avoid Treadmill Boredom

Runners are notorious for trudging through some wicked weather. We stubbornly stick to our training plans as if deviating from them in any way would drastically affect our performance. Even middle of the pack runners such as myself know the guilt that accompanies a missed training run. When the weather gets rough, we continue to … Read More