13 Ways to Ease Muscle Soreness After Running

13 Ways to Ease Muscle Soreness After Running

Most new runners anticipate some muscle soreness after running for the first time. It seems natural that our legs might ache after a run when we are not used to this type of physical activity. However, we often fail to realize that this muscle soreness will continue to return even after your body adjusts to … Read More

A Guide to Recovery Runs: What They Are and Why You Need Them

A Guide to Recovery Runs: What They Are and Why You Need Them

Recovery is an essential element of any activity, especially one as physically demanding as running. And while most of us include regular rest days in our training, many runners fail to incorporate another valuable aspect of training: recovery runs. What is a recovery run? A recovery run is essentially just what it sounds like – … Read More

The Perfect Post-Run Routine: Stretching, Strength & Recovery

The Perfect Post-Run Routine: Stretching, Strength & Recovery

It’s easy to fall into the trap of skipping out on your post-run routine. After finishing up your miles, who wants to spend even more time stretching or completing strength exercises? When we’re rushed, it feels almost like a waste of time to come home and hunker down on your living room floor. Having an … Read More

Postpartum Running: How to Return to Running After Pregnancy

Postpartum Running: How to Return to Running After Pregnancy

As runners and as women, we certainly know what it feels like to push our bodies to the limits. We are no strangers to the idea of enduring pain in order to better ourselves or reach a desired outcome. However, after becoming a new mom, postpartum running often feels like an unsettling change of pace. … Read More

Lower Back Pain: Why It Happens to Runners & How to Get Rid of It

Lower Back Pain: Why It Happens to Runners & How to Get Rid of It

Back pain of any kind, especially lower back pain, can be incredibly frustrating as a runner. We spend hours each week stretching, foam rolling and strengthening our muscles – so it’s especially upsetting when aches and pains continue to arise. In a sport that deals predominantly with lower body muscles, experiencing back pain usually comes … Read More

The Top 3 Injury Prevention Exercises for Runners

The Top 3 Injury Prevention Exercises for Runners

Running is a sport that is often associated with various injuries, and usually for good reason. But although the continuous motion of running can be cause for a great deal of aches, pains, sprains, strains and more, it is entirely possible to prevent these running injuries from occurring. Completing regular injury prevention exercises is a … Read More