How to Treat and Avoid Runner’s Trots

How to Treat and Avoid Runner’s Trots

After increasing your mileage, building fitness, creating a fuel plan and waking up before dawn, the last thing any runner wants to deal with is stomach issues on the run. Yet runner’s trots is a fairly common experience – and often occurs and the most inconvenient times. There is nothing quite as frightening as the … Read More

4 Ways to Build Mental Strength for Distance Running

4 Ways to Build Mental Strength for Distance Running

When most people thing about long distance running, they imagine long runs that are hard on the body. And while this is certainly true, runners know that although distance running presents an incredible physical challenge, the key to success lies in your mental strength. What is mental strength? Mental strength means being able to overcome … Read More

6 Tricks to Easily Improve Your Running Stamina

6 Tricks to Easily Improve Your Running Stamina

It’s natural to hit a plateau in your running progress, whether you’ve been running for years or just a few weeks. Many runners feel discouraged as they try to improve their running stamina and feel as if their progress is slow. However, there are a few simple tricks that can help increase your running stamina … Read More

3 Marathon Training Plans for Every Runner

3 Marathon Training Plans for Every Runner

Running a marathon is a bucket-list item for many people – even those who don’t yet consider themselves a runner. While this accomplishment is certainly a challenging feat, there’s no reason it has to feel impossible. Finding the right marathon training plan is key for success. A marathon training plan serves as a schedule and … Read More

8 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Half Marathon

8 Things I Wish I Knew Before My First Half Marathon

If you’ve decided to run your first half marathon, you are certainly in for a wild ride. Completing your first half marathon is an experience that will never be forgotten, and definitely worth all of the hard work during training. But no matter how well you train, you’ll likely encounter a few surprises on race … Read More

How to Fuel a Long Run: 6 Tips for Eating During a Run

How to Fuel a Long Run: 6 Tips for Eating During a Run

Learning how to eat during a run is often an unexpectedly challenging task for new runners. We’re all aware of the need to fuel during long runs, but by the time we arrive at this point in our training, we find ourselves uncertain how to actually do so. How should I fuel a long run? … Read More