Run With More Joy, Less Anguish

Run With More Joy, Less Anguish

by Gary Dudney My understanding of how to run with more joy and less anguish starts with vinegar. There’s a traditional subject in Chinese painting of three old men who are vinegar tasters. The idea is that the three tasters represent the three ancient religions of China: Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. When the Buddhist and … Read More

Increasing Your Running Cadence: Everything You Need to Know

Increasing Your Running Cadence: Everything You Need to Know

My running journey began in a rather conventional way. Someone I know had gotten a burst of motivation, wanted to make a change, and signed up for a half marathon. Along the way they recruited some family members, and I jumped at the chance to tag along. I completed the miles on my training plan, … Read More

8 Winter Running Tips to Conquer the Season

8 Winter Running Tips to Conquer the Season

Winter running season is one of the most challenging for runners in many areas of the world. If you’re lucky enough to live in an area that experiences all four seasons, you know how beautiful the winter can be – but you also know the struggles it brings. Stepping outside into the cold wind alone … Read More

2 Running Ladder Workouts to Increase Your Speed

2 Running Ladder Workouts to Increase Your Speed

When you begin trying to increase your speed, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Downloading a training plan or reading about different workouts to try is like hearing someone speak a different language. 400 meter sprint? Threshold pace? VO2 max? It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to find running workouts that will fit into your … Read More

12 Week Running Base Building Training Plan

12 Week Running Base Building Training Plan

We all have those dream goals we hope to accomplish someday. For many years, those goals may seem so overwhelming that you don’t even know where to begin. Setting a goal to start running or to finish a distance race may seem far fetched if running a mile feels like a challenge. But luckily, you … Read More

How to Make a Running Comeback After Taking Time Off

How to Make a Running Comeback After Taking Time Off

Why is it that whenever we are in the middle of something, all we can think about is taking a break? We can’t wait for some time off – whether it’s from running, school, work, a project, or anything else. But as soon as we get that time off, we find ourselves at a loss, … Read More