8 Tips to Make Running in the Heat Easier

8 Tips to Make Running in the Heat Easier

We have been having some abnormally warm weather here in Michigan lately. The majority of the days these past few weeks have seen temperatures in the 80s with sunny skies. After a winter filled with sub-zero temperatures and lengthy snow storms, running in the heat feels incredibly different. Exposing my skin to sunshine after such … Read More

8 Crucial Foam Rolling Exercises for Runners

8 Crucial Foam Rolling Exercises for Runners

While most of us become runners simply because we enjoy the act of running, at some point we realize that running itself isn’t enough to keep us healthy. The title “runner” actually encompasses quite a bit of tender loving care to maintain. In order to keep running, we must spend time each week focusing on … Read More

8 Race Day Tips for Running Your Best Race

8 Race Day Tips for Running Your Best Race

After 14 weeks of 25k training, today is finally RACE DAY! My excitement is high as I eagerly await the start. The past few weeks of training were spent completing all my race preparation in order for race day to go as smoothly as possible. This race is extra special since it falls on my … Read More

5 Secrets to Increase Your Running Endurance Quickly

5 Secrets to Increase Your Running Endurance Quickly

When I first started running, it took me years to believe that running didn’t always feel hard. I would run a mile at a time, try to run fast, and finish feeling like I could not run another step. This left me very discouraged, always wishing I could increase my running endurance but not knowing … 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

1 Minute Running Interval Workout

1 Minute Running Interval Workout

As an average, middle of the pack runner, I thoroughly enjoy my time spent logging miles each week. I head out in the midst of a training plan for a long run, or in the depths of winter just trying to maintain fitness. Sometimes I need to increase my mileage, while others are spent riding … Read More