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

10 Best Lower Body Stretches for Runners

10 Best Lower Body Stretches for Runners

If you’ve been a runner for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of the importance of stretching after a run. Post run stretching will speed up recovery and help your body recover more fully. Even so, despite all the recommendations it can be hard to motivate yourself to stretch after already spending so much … Read More

The Miracle Cure for Chronic Running Injuries

The Miracle Cure for Chronic Running Injuries

My running journey began in a rather conventional way. Someone I knew 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’m not sure what excited me the most … Read More

What To Do When You Finish Your Goal Race

What To Do When You Finish Your Goal Race

This past week has brought me a front row seat to the great paradox of running. Why is it that I miss running whenever I am forced to take a rest day? But yet I can’t find the motivation whenever I am healthy and have a run planned? After completing my recent goal race, the … Read More

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

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

Even before running the New York City Marathon on Sunday, I knew that this week would be dedicated to recovery. However, what I didn’t expect was for my legs to completely give out on me the next day. On Monday morning, I panicked a little bit (okay, a lot) in the morning when I realized … Read More

The Best Warm Up Exercises and Stretches for Running

The Best Warm Up Exercises and Stretches for Running

After completing my first marathon, I found myself in the physical therapist’s office attempting to regain movement in my right knee. While running a marathon is certainly a physical challenge in itself, most runners are still able to recover on their own after completing the race. I, on the other hand, wound up needing a … Read More