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

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

Completing my 6th marathon this past weekend taught me so many things that I’d failed to learn already. This marathon brought many new fears and uncertainties as I trained to hit my first ever time goal in the marathon. Sure, I’d trained for PRs before – but never for a full marathon. I’d learned time … Read More

How to Relieve Back Pain with a Foam Roller

How to Relieve Back Pain with a Foam Roller

For as long as I can remember, I’ve experienced random bouts of back pain. Back pain seems to be a common struggle for most adults – no doubt due to our chronic poor posture and stress – but finding relief is usually easier said than done. Until I discovered how to relieve back pain with … Read More

How to Recover Quickly from a Marathon (or Half Marathon)

How to Recover Quickly from a Marathon (or Half Marathon)

No matter how well you have trained or how strong you may feel on race day, recovering from distance races takes quite a bit of time. Failing to properly recover may lead you to injury, burnout and even illness. While listening to our bodies is always most important, there are a few strategies we can … Read More

Pre-Race Countdown: What to Do the Week Before a Race

Pre-Race Countdown: What to Do the Week Before a Race

Time always seems to fly by while training for a race. With each workout crossed off on the training plan, race day gets closer and closer. As race day approaches, most runners focus on preparing for race morning and planning logistics for the weekend – but fail to prepare for the week before the race. … Read More