Boredom Busting Treadmill Workouts for Runners

Boredom Busting Treadmill Workouts for Runners

I have never been a fan of the treadmill. Running in the same place, on the same surface, while staring at the same view for any amount of time presents mental challenges that feel nearly insurmountable. I used to avoid the treadmill at all costs – considering it to be true to it’s nickname, the … Read More

8 Simple Ways to Make Staying Active Easier

8 Simple Ways to Make Staying Active Easier

Living an active lifestyle seems to get a bad reputation sometimes. Sure, most people admire those who are active, strive to do it themselves, and understand the benefits. But along with all of that comes the knowledge that staying active takes a lot of work. Many people assume that it’s impossible to make staying active … Read More

5 Guidelines to Return to Running After a Race

5 Guidelines to Return to Running After a Race

We hear so much about preparation for races, training plans, and race day goals that sometimes we forget that the days after a race need a plan too. Running can be a lifetime sport, but in order to make it one, we can’t forget about those crucial days after a race. Learning when to return … Read More

How to Train for a Marathon and Still Have a Life

How to Train for a Marathon and Still Have a Life

When most runners think about marathon training, the first thing that comes to mind is time consuming long runs and training throughout the week. Marathon training is notorious for its massive time commitment, leaving runners to joke that there is no way to have a life while training for a marathon. As I prepared to … Read More

20 Minute Recovery Yoga Routine for Runners

20 Minute Recovery Yoga Routine for Runners

When I used to think of yoga, I always imagined a group of really flexible people contorting their bodies and balancing in some pretty impressive ways. The yoga we see in the media always seems to look so complicated that successfully attempting the activity myself seems pretty unrealistic. It wasn’t until I started to hear … Read More

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Runners Make – and How to Fix Them

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Runners Make – and How to Fix Them

It seems that most runners are pretty routine oriented. We find a time to complete our runs, stick to a schedule, and get out there for the same activity every day. While more often than not this is an admirable quality, it can occasionally work against us. Many runners get so set in their routine … Read More