9 Things to Know Before Training for a Marathon

9 Things to Know Before Training for a Marathon

When I first started running, training for a marathon never sounded appealing to me. It had never been one of my bucket list goals, and I’d never felt any desire to know what it felt like to push my body to its physical limits. Even by the time I signed up for my first half … Read More

35 Minute Treadmill Hill Workout

35 Minute Treadmill Hill Workout

After years of hating the treadmill, trudging through inclement weather to avoid the dreadful machine at all costs – I got one. Granted, my husband and I didn’t go out of our way to purchase or find a treadmill. Instead, we ended up with a new to us treadmill that has seen its fair share … Read More

Three Breathing Tips for Cold Weather Running

Three Breathing Tips for Cold Weather Running

Winter running season is notorious for its challenges. The snow, wind, ice, darkness, and of course – the cold weather. As we enter the heart of winter running season, many runners are beginning their preparation for spring races. Training is starting and runners are questioning whether or not they’ll be able to complete their runs … Read More

Run With More Joy, Less Anguish

Run With More Joy, Less Anguish

by Gary Dudney My understanding of how to run with more joy and less anguish starts with vinegar. There’s a traditional subject in Chinese painting of three old men who are vinegar tasters. The idea is that the three tasters represent the three ancient religions of China: Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. When the Buddhist and … Read More

Increasing Your Running Cadence: Everything You Need to Know

Increasing Your Running Cadence: Everything You Need to Know

My running journey began in a rather conventional way. Someone I know had gotten a burst of motivation, wanted to make a change, and signed up for a half marathon. Along the way they recruited some family members, and I jumped at the chance to tag along. I completed the miles on my training plan, … Read More

8 Winter Running Tips to Conquer the Season

8 Winter Running Tips to Conquer the Season

Winter running season is one of the most challenging for runners in many areas of the world. If you’re lucky enough to live in an area that experiences all four seasons, you know how beautiful the winter can be – but you also know the struggles it brings. Stepping outside into the cold wind alone … Read More