Run With More Joy, Less Anguish

Run With More Joy, Less Anguish

by Gary Dudney My understanding of how to run with more joy and less anguish starts with vinegar. There’s a traditional subject in Chinese painting of three old men who are vinegar tasters. The idea is that the three tasters represent the three ancient religions of China: Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. When the Buddhist and … Read More

8 Winter Running Tips to Conquer the Season

8 Winter Running Tips to Conquer the Season

Winter running season is one of the most challenging for runners in many areas of the world. If you’re lucky enough to live in an area that experiences all four seasons, you know how beautiful the winter can be – but you also know the struggles it brings. Stepping outside into the cold wind alone … Read More

Winter Running Motivation: The Best Things About Winter Running

Winter Running Motivation: The Best Things About Winter Running

Now that we have gotten our first real snowfall of the season, it is finally starting to feel like winter. As I look out my window, I can’t help but get excited when those big fat snowflakes fall. Each new season bring so much excitement and change to our running routine. Right when those weekly … Read More

10 Reasons I’m Thankful for Running

10 Reasons I’m Thankful for Running

This Thanksgiving, I want to intentionally make time to reflect on one aspect of my life for which I am very thankful: running. As life progresses, the people, places and circumstances may change, but through it all running remains consistent. We may run on different trails, in different climates, and with many different goals, but … Read More

How to Make Fitness Fun: Finding the Right Fit

How to Make Fitness Fun: Finding the Right Fit

“Ugh, I don’t want to work out!” “I think I might skip that run today” “Going to the gym is the last thing I want to do right now” “It’s too bad we have to workout to stay healthy” “I really don’t have enough time to exercise today” Sound familiar? I know I’ve said all … Read More

What Happened When I Worked Out Every Morning at 4:30 am

What Happened When I Worked Out Every Morning at 4:30 am

As the days get shorter and the sun begins to rise later and later, we’re approaching the season where motivation is tough to come by. Getting motivated for a workout is one thing when the sun is shining and birds are chirping, but it’s an entirely different challenge when we wake up to a chilly, … Read More