5 Secrets to Increase Your Running Endurance Quickly

5 Secrets to Increase Your Running Endurance Quickly

When I first started running, it took me years to believe that running didn’t always feel hard. I would run a mile at a time, try to run fast, and finish feeling like I could not run another step. This left me very discouraged, always wishing I could increase my running endurance but not knowing … Read More

Taper Tips and Race Week Tricks

Taper Tips and Race Week Tricks

After months of hard training, the last thing you want to do is screw things up the week before your race. More often than not, though, that is easier said than done. The emotions during race week alone are enough to psych you out – not to mention the stress that comes with the packing, … Read More

5 Amazing Dynamic Warm Ups for Runners

5 Amazing Dynamic Warm Ups for Runners

When I first started running, I really didn’t know anything about the sport. I ran around my block a few times each day, and was pleased to notice that each time it felt a little easier. As my progress continued, I decided to challenge myself by signing up for a half marathon. My mileage increased, … Read More

7 Ways to Get Your Running Groove Back

7 Ways to Get Your Running Groove Back

If you’re like most runners, you’ve no doubt found yourself needing to take some time off from running.  Whether it’s due to an injury, illness, pregnancy, or just low motivation – a long break from running is inevitable at some point. Being forced to take a hiatus from running is discouraging enough as it is, … Read More

Fueling Tips for a Successful Long Run

Fueling Tips for a Successful Long Run

It seems that spring is finally starting to make an appearance – yay! Spring often signals the time for many runners to begin increasing their mileage or signing up for races. The fresh weather and long lost sunshine provide some extra motivation after the dark days of winter. As many runners sign up for races … Read More

How Running Lower Mileage Has Made Running Feel Easier

How Running Lower Mileage Has Made Running Feel Easier

I hear so often that if you want to become a better runner, you need to increase your mileage. While this is true to some extent, there definitely is a point where those junk miles start to do more damage than good. Have you ever wondered how many miles you should run? Running has an … Read More