5 Reasons to Embrace Easy Running

5 Reasons to Embrace Easy Running

One of the greatest joys in running comes from pushing yourself to the limits and accomplishing a goal. Whether that means successfully completing an interval at a challenging pace, earning a PR or finishing a tempo run – the satisfaction makes everything worth it. A common misconception amongst runners is that in order to achieve … Read More

5 Tips for Effective Off Season Training with Maintenance Running

5 Tips for Effective Off Season Training with Maintenance Running

Crossing workouts and scheduled runs off a training plan makes me feel so purposeful. I love the feeling of having a set schedule and completing a designated amount of miles each day. But once we cross the finish line of our goal race, the training plans disappear and we enter a few weeks or months … 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

5 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

5 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

As winter approaches and fall racing season comes to an end, runners everywhere are completing their goal races. After nearly half a year spent training for a big race, the completion of a goal feels nothing short of joyful. Crossing the finish line, whether you met your time goals or not, is an accomplishment worth … Read More

How to Relieve Back Pain with a Foam Roller

How to Relieve Back Pain with a Foam Roller

For as long as I can remember, I’ve experienced random bouts of back pain. Back pain seems to be a common struggle for most adults – no doubt due to our chronic poor posture and stress – but finding relief is usually easier said than done. Until I discovered how to relieve back pain with … Read More

How to Recover Quickly from a Marathon (or Half Marathon)

How to Recover Quickly from a Marathon (or Half Marathon)

No matter how well you have trained or how strong you may feel on race day, recovering from distance races takes quite a bit of time. Failing to properly recover may lead you to injury, burnout and even illness. While listening to our bodies is always most important, there are a few strategies we can … Read More