7 Ways to Make the Most of Rest and Recovery Days

7 Ways to Make the Most of Rest and Recovery Days

With so much emphasis placed on improvement, progress and never giving up, it can often be hard to settle down when it’s time for a rest day. We know that just about any training plan involves some off days, but when we try to recover, we often feel as if we are just being lazy … Read More

5 Tips to Return to Running After a Long Break

5 Tips to Return to Running After a Long Break

As runners, we understand that we’re not guaranteed a PR at every race, and that there will always be times when we just don’t feel like running. These ups and downs are to be expected with any long-term relationship, including ours with running. But what we don’t expect are those unplanned, forced breaks from running. … Read More

How to Treat and Prevent Sciatica for Runners

How to Treat and Prevent Sciatica for Runners

At times, it can feel nearly impossible to remain pain and injury free when running. Finding yourself plagued with one injury after another is not only frustrating, but can leave even the best runners questioning their purpose and enjoyment of the sport. Most runners accept the fact that they are likely to experience pain or … Read More

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