The Best Summer Running Gear for Hot Weather

The Best Summer Running Gear for Hot Weather

After months of layering up for unpredictable weather, the first few hot weather runs are a welcomed relief. The simplicity of heading outside in the simple summer running outfit of just shorts and a t-shirt makes running feel like a breeze. Until you realize how bright it is. And how hot the sun feels on … Read More

7 Essential Tips for Running in a Humid Climate

7 Essential Tips for Running in a Humid Climate

For most runners, training through the summer brings it’s fair share of challenges – the heat, humidity and sun to name a few. And while the summer weather may feel blissful after a cold, dark winter, it’s important to remember that summer running requires a few training adjustments. Today, Traci Magnus is sharing some essential … Read More

8 Ways to Stay Active and Fit this Winter

8 Ways to Stay Active and Fit this Winter

Not only does winter bring some less than ideal weather conditions, but the dreary weather is usually coupled with lower fitness motivation. By the time you add decreased sunlight to the mix, it’s almost as if you’re destined for a season of hibernation, regardless of how hard you try. Attempting to stay active in the … Read More

5 Ways to Avoid Treadmill Boredom

5 Ways to Avoid Treadmill Boredom

Runners are notorious for trudging through some wicked weather. We stubbornly stick to our training plans as if deviating from them in any way would drastically affect our performance. Even middle of the pack runners such as myself know the guilt that accompanies a missed training run. When the weather gets rough, we continue to … Read More

5 Tips for Effective Off Season Training with Maintenance Running

5 Tips for Effective Off Season Training with Maintenance Running

Crossing workouts and scheduled runs off a training plan makes me feel so purposeful. I love the feeling of having a set schedule and completing a designated amount of miles each day. But once we cross the finish line of our goal race, the training plans disappear and we enter a few weeks or months … Read More

Three Breathing Tips for Cold Weather Running

Three Breathing Tips for Cold Weather Running

Winter running season is notorious for its challenges. The snow, wind, ice, darkness, and of course – the cold weather. As we enter the heart of winter running season, many runners are beginning their preparation for spring races. Training is starting and runners are questioning whether or not they’ll be able to complete their runs … Read More