How to Make a Running Comeback After Taking Time Off

How to Make a Running Comeback After Taking Time Off

Why is it that whenever we are in the middle of something, all we can think about is taking a break? We can’t wait for some time off – whether it’s from running, school, work, a project, or anything else. But as soon as we get that time off, we find ourselves at a loss, … Read More

How to Create the Ultimate Winter Running Plan

How to Create the Ultimate Winter Running Plan

Winter is without a doubt the most challenging season for runners. Sure, the summer heat brings its fair share of challenges, but it still doesn’t present nearly as many obstacles as the winter elements. Whether you live in a cold climate or not, the increased hours of darkness make fitting in a run during the … Read More

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

Completing my 6th marathon this past weekend taught me so many things that I’d failed to learn already. This marathon brought many new fears and uncertainties as I trained to hit my first ever time goal in the marathon. Sure, I’d trained for PRs before – but never for a full marathon. I’d learned time … Read More

5 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

5 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

As winter approaches and fall racing season comes to an end, runners everywhere are completing their goal races. After nearly half a year spent training for a big race, the completion of a goal feels nothing short of joyful. Crossing the finish line, whether you met your time goals or not, is an accomplishment worth … Read More

How to Relieve Back Pain with a Foam Roller

How to Relieve Back Pain with a Foam Roller

For as long as I can remember, I’ve experienced random bouts of back pain. Back pain seems to be a common struggle for most adults – no doubt due to our chronic poor posture and stress – but finding relief is usually easier said than done. Until I discovered how to relieve back pain with … Read More

How to Recover Quickly from a Marathon (or Half Marathon)

How to Recover Quickly from a Marathon (or Half Marathon)

No matter how well you have trained or how strong you may feel on race day, recovering from distance races takes quite a bit of time. Failing to properly recover may lead you to injury, burnout and even illness. While listening to our bodies is always most important, there are a few strategies we can … Read More