8 Ways to Stay Active and Fit this Winter

8 Ways to Stay Active and Fit this Winter

Not only does winter bring some less than ideal weather conditions, but the dreary weather is usually coupled with lower fitness motivation. By the time you add decreased sunlight to the mix, it’s almost as if you’re destined for a season of hibernation, regardless of how hard you try. Attempting to stay active in the … 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 Reasons to Embrace Easy Running

5 Reasons to Embrace Easy Running

One of the greatest joys in running comes from pushing yourself to the limits and accomplishing a goal. Whether that means successfully completing an interval at a challenging pace, earning a PR or finishing a tempo run – the satisfaction makes everything worth it. A common misconception amongst runners is that in order to achieve … 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

The 10 Best Running Tips for Every Kind of Runner

The 10 Best Running Tips for Every Kind of Runner

Whether you run to stay in shape, conquer new goals, or fulfill your daily endorphin fix, you’ve likely experienced many highs and lows along the way. While most runs inspire a sense of joy and accomplishment, those moments don’t come without their fair share of struggles. Regardless of your fitness level or running expertise, there … Read More

5 Tips for Effective Off Season Training with Maintenance Running

5 Tips for Effective Off Season Training with Maintenance Running

Crossing workouts and scheduled runs off a training plan makes me feel so purposeful. I love the feeling of having a set schedule and completing a designated amount of miles each day. But once we cross the finish line of our goal race, the training plans disappear and we enter a few weeks or months … Read More