8 Crucial Foam Rolling Exercises for Runners

8 Crucial Foam Rolling Exercises for Runners

While most of us become runners simply because we enjoy the act of running, at some point we realize that running itself isn’t enough to keep us healthy. The title “runner” actually encompasses quite a bit of tender loving care to maintain. In order to keep running, we must spend time each week focusing on … Read More

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

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

5 Things I Love About Taper Time

5 Things I Love About Taper Time

Good morning and happy Tuesday! No doubt I sound like a broken record, but we have officially passed the halfway point in October, and I just can’t believe it! There is something about training for a marathon that makes time seem like it’s passing so quickly. Focusing on a goal that is months away initially … Read More

Wednesday Workout – Stretching Edition

Wednesday Workout – Stretching Edition

Happy Wednesday! We are halfway through the week already, where in the world has July gone?! As I was finishing up my run this morning I was thinking about one of my least favorite parts of the routine: stretching. Yuck! Why is it that I can find the motivation to head out for an hour … Read More