The Ultimate 30 Day Push Up Challenge for Beginners

The Ultimate 30 Day Push Up Challenge for Beginners

As runners and athletes dedicated to cardiovascular fitness, taking the time to build upper body muscle often falls by the wayside. After logging many miles out on the roads, heading to the gym to bulk up is hardly a priority. There’s no denying that our lower body muscles play a significantly more important role in … Read More

Taper Tips and Race Week Tricks

Taper Tips and Race Week Tricks

After months of hard training, the last thing you want to do is screw things up the week before your race. More often than not, though, that is easier said than done. The emotions during race week alone are enough to psych you out – not to mention the stress that comes with the packing, … Read More

What to Know When Achieving Your Goals Feels Out of Reach

What to Know When Achieving Your Goals Feels Out of Reach

If you’ve ever set a really big goal for yourself, you know that there’s nothing quite as motivating as finalizing that goal. Writing it down on paper, pinning it up on your refrigerator, or telling your best friend about it really brings on the excitement. But what happens when that initial excitement wears off? Suddenly … Read More

The Ultimate Pyramid Workout for Runner’s Strength

The Ultimate Pyramid Workout for Runner’s Strength

It took me a few years to realize that if I wanted to be a lifelong runner, I was going to have to do more than just run. It sure seems contradictory though, doesn’t it? At times it can frustrating that we can’t just increase our mileage to become a better runner. But, more often than … Read More

4 Week Full Body Workout Plan

4 Week Full Body Workout Plan

Prior to beginning my 25k training plan a few weeks ago, I spent the month of January cross training. While I had a few 4 mile runs in there, this month was designated mostly for indoor workouts. Since there is no gym nearby, I needed to find some at home workouts that would make me … Read More

The Best Half Marathon Training Plan for Every Runner

The Best Half Marathon Training Plan for Every Runner

When I decided to run my first half marathon, I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. A couple of my family members wanted to run one, and I decided to jump on the bandwagon. Had I been running? Sure, a little. I spent time obsessively at the gym every morning running on their … Read More