10 Essential Leg Stretches for Runners

10 Essential Leg Stretches for Runners

Updated: September 2, 2020 Stretching, whether before or after a run, is sometimes mistakenly viewed by runners as something “extra”, which can be cut out when time is scarce. However, how we recover from running also plays a surprisingly significant role in our training. One key element of recovery: lower body stretching. Our legs power … 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

The Fine Line: When to Run and When to Rest

It seems that so many of my posts for the past few months have had one over-arching theme: coughing, joint pain, & sickness. Yikes! This is by no means what I intended when I first started this blog. I thought that I was invincible – I had gone for so many years with no sidelines … Read More