Running Heart Rate Zones: A Guide to Heart Rate Training

Running Heart Rate Zones: A Guide to Heart Rate Training

If you’ve purchased a smart watch or looked into training plans lately, you might notice that many of them include heart rate details. Learning to utilize running heart rate zones can help add focus to your training. What is running heart rate training? Simply put, heart rate training uses your different heart rate zones to … Read More

How to Run a Mile Without Stopping or Getting Tired

How to Run a Mile Without Stopping or Getting Tired

One of the first obstacles beginner runners face is learning how to run a mile without stopping or getting out of breath. Many new runners learn, to their disappointment, that even though they might be in decent physical shape, running a mile proves surprisingly difficult. How can I run a mile without getting tired? As … Read More

10 Agility and Speed Ladder Drills

10 Agility and Speed Ladder Drills

Regular running workouts are a great way to improve your physical stamina and endurance, but if you want to get faster, incorporating a few ladder drills in your training can have a huge impact. Practicing speed ladder drills each week will quickly improve your agility. What is speed ladder training? Speed and agility ladder training … Read More

Can You Run a Marathon Without Training?

Can You Run a Marathon Without Training?

As a distance runner, I have learned time and time again that consistency is key. The best way to set yourself up for success during a half or full marathon is to follow a training plan and complete your long runs. However, even though we all sign up for races with the best of intentions … Read More

How to Use Yasso 800s in Running Speed Workouts

How to Use Yasso 800s in Running Speed Workouts

Browsing through the speed workouts on a marathon or half marathon training plan often feels like you’re reading a different language. With terms like Fartlek, VO2 max, high intensity, 5k pace, and tempo, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Are there any uncomplicated marathon training speed workouts? Yasso 800s are a simple, effective speed workout. Although … Read More

8 Tips to Enjoy Solo Running | Motivation for Running Alone

8 Tips to Enjoy Solo Running | Motivation for Running Alone

Now more than ever, many runners are running solo – whether they like it or not. And while some runners thrive on the sense of freedom and solace of running alone, many others struggle to maintain motivation without a running partner or group. Whether you’re experimenting with solo running because you enjoy the solitude, or … Read More