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

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