How to Prevent Side Stitches while Running

How to Prevent Side Stitches while Running

Running brings many moments of joy, triumph, stress relief, and pride, but that’s not to say that it all come easy. Just about every runner experiences their fair share of recurring struggles and pains along the way. One of the most common struggles runners face is dealing with those dreaded side cramps, commonly referred to … Read More

7 Ways to Make the Most of Rest and Recovery Days

7 Ways to Make the Most of Rest and Recovery Days

With so much emphasis placed on improvement, progress and never giving up, it can often be hard to settle down when it’s time for a rest day. We know that just about any training plan involves some off days, but when we try to recover, we often feel as if we are just being lazy … Read More

5 Tips for Running Negative Splits at Your Next Race

5 Tips for Running Negative Splits at Your Next Race

If you’re anything like myself, running initially sounded appealing because of its simplicity. Hardly anything sounds easier than finding a pair of running shoes and simply stepping out your front door for a workout. However, once I began running more regularly, I quickly realized how complicated running could be. Once I’d established my running groove, … Read More

4 Ways to Safely Increase Your Running Mileage

4 Ways to Safely Increase Your Running Mileage

Whether you’ve just completed your first 5k, are wanting to start running for the very first time or hoping to train for a marathon – it’s important to be smart about how you increase your running mileage. No matter how ambitious you may feel, taking a leap and running drastically farther in a short amount … Read More

5 Strategies to Push Past a Running Plateau

5 Strategies to Push Past a Running Plateau

No matter how much we love running or how consistently we train, it is inevitable that we will hit a running plateau at some point during training. Hitting a running plateau is a frustrating experience. Despite our best efforts during training, we find ourselves feeling a little stale on each run. It seems that no … Read More

9 Tips to Prepare for Your First Race

9 Tips to Prepare for Your First Race

So you did it – you just signed up for your first race. Congratulations! Training for and completing your first race is one of the most exciting, challenging and rewarding processes. There is nothing like trying something new and finishing it on a high. But now that you’ve signed up, how do you prepare for … Read More