How to Progress from a Half Marathon to a Full

How to Progress from a Half Marathon to a Full

Completing a half marathon is no small accomplishment. The chafing, bruised toe nails, early bed times and early mornings are only a small price to pay to accomplish such a feat. Finishing a half marathon calls for celebration. You have just pushed your body to the limits, conquering distances you never thought possible. And even … Read More

4 Signs of Running Burnout (And How to Recover)

4 Signs of Running Burnout (And How to Recover)

Ever have those days where running just doesn’t feel fun anymore? I know I do. My running motivation varies throughout the year, as I often find it dipping during the winter or times when I have no upcoming race goal. But if it feels like you’ve been in a running rut for weeks, even months … Read More

8 Tips to Make Running in the Heat Easier

8 Tips to Make Running in the Heat Easier

We have been having some abnormally warm weather here in Michigan lately. The majority of the days these past few weeks have seen temperatures in the 80s with sunny skies. After a winter filled with sub-zero temperatures and lengthy snow storms, running in the heat feels incredibly different. Exposing my skin to sunshine after such … Read More

8 Crucial Foam Rolling Exercises for Runners

8 Crucial Foam Rolling Exercises for Runners

While most of us become runners simply because we enjoy the act of running, at some point we realize that running itself isn’t enough to keep us healthy. The title “runner” actually encompasses quite a bit of tender loving care to maintain. In order to keep running, we must spend time each week focusing on … Read More

8 Race Day Tips for Running Your Best Race

8 Race Day Tips for Running Your Best Race

After 14 weeks of 25k training, today is finally RACE DAY! My excitement is high as I eagerly await the start. The past few weeks of training were spent completing all my race preparation in order for race day to go as smoothly as possible. This race is extra special since it falls on my … Read More

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 running endurance but not knowing how. … Read More