9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

Each month when I sit down and really reflect on my accomplishments, I realize that most of them have been related to running in some shape or form. When I started running, never in a million years did I think that it was going to increase my mindfulness, productivity, happiness or confidence. Running has increased … Read More

14 Workouts Runners Will Love

14 Workouts Runners Will Love

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you get to celebrate this holiday with the ones you love, whoever they may be. In the spirit of the season, I put together 14 workouts that I love for cross training, strength training and running. These are my favorite workouts of all time, and access to any of them … Read More

Running Goal Setting That Will Make You Proud

Running Goal Setting That Will Make You Proud

By the end of a long training season, I always find myself looking forward to a break from structured running. Such was the case after completing the New York City Marathon this past November. As it got closer and closer to race day, my body and mind felt tired, and I began to find myself … Read More

Increase Your Speed: The Best 30 Minute Interval Run

Increase Your Speed: The Best 30 Minute Interval Run

I am not a fast runner by any means. My race times consistently place me right in the middle of the pack. My pace per mile is pretty average, never earning me a first place finish but always ensuring that I don’t finish last. Even so, I enjoy challenging myself and setting new goals each … Read More

Perspective: The One Thing that Affects Running the Most

Perspective: The One Thing that Affects Running the Most

As I look back on my training log from this past year, I can’t help but re-live some of the best and worst running memories of the year. Looking back through each and every run (marathon training in particular) has been really eye opening for me. It is so interesting to see how runs of … Read More

Running Gadgets that Every Runner Needs to Have

Running Gadgets that Every Runner Needs to Have

Whether you’re looking for a gift for the runner in your life, or looking for something to enhance your own running, I’ve found that even the littlest things can make a big difference for a runner. Throughout my time as a ‘runner’ I’ve experimented with many different gadgets. Some running gadgets were exciting but short-lived, … Read More