15 Essential Post-Run Stretches for Runners

15 Essential Post-Run Stretches for Runners

It can be challenging enough to carve out time to run each day, let alone finding 10 extra minutes at the end of your workout to cool down. While it may sound less than ideal, making the time to properly cool down and complete a few post-run stretches will likely pay off in the long … Read More

10 Delicious Pre and Post Run Snack Ideas

10 Delicious Pre and Post Run Snack Ideas

While the act of running itself is relatively simple, you’ll likely discover that the actual lifestyle of a runner is quite complex. Our performance on the run is affected my so many things besides running: sleep, hydration, core strength, VO2 capacity, cadence, and most importantly – pre and post run fuel. Related: Fueling Tips for … Read More

Overtraining in Runners: Symptoms, Signs and How to Avoid It

Overtraining in Runners: Symptoms, Signs and How to Avoid It

Runners are known to be a little obsessed with their sport – but for good reason. What’s not to love about an activity that brings endorphins, stress relief, fresh air, and makes you feel good about yourself? With all of the confidence and health boosting support, it’s easy to become a little obsessed with running. … Read More

7 Must Do Dynamic Warm Up Exercises for Runners

7 Must Do Dynamic Warm Up Exercises for Runners

With a million tasks on your to do list, a schedule full of social obligations and meetings, not to mention work, it’s so tempting to just run and be done. Maintaining a running routine feels like enough of an accomplishment on its own that we often forget about the extra little things that we need … Read More

10 Knee Strengthening Exercises for Runners

10 Knee Strengthening Exercises for Runners

One of the most common misconceptions about running is that it is harmful for your joints. While most runners know this to be false, it’s difficult to adequately explain to non-runners that the pounding of running is not, in fact, harmful for your joints. So if running is not actually harmful for our joints, why … Read More

6 Habits for Runners to Prevent Running Injuries

6 Habits for Runners to Prevent Running Injuries

If you’ve been running for any length of time, you’ve probably experienced the struggle that comes with random aches and pains at least once. When those hot spots arise, it’s easy to second guess everything you know about your training. These running injuries are notorious for arising at the most inconvenient times, bringing your training … Read More