Fartlek Training: Speed Workout Ideas for Runners

Fartlek Training: Speed Workout Ideas for Runners

The term fartlek is definitely a strange one. It sounds more like a noise you’d make when you sneeze than a  running workout. But despite its silly name, fartlek training is a type of running that many runners have found helpful when increasing their speed. Despite the benefits, though, some runners neglect to incorporate these … Read More

10 Epic 30 Day Running Challenge Ideas

10 Epic 30 Day Running Challenge Ideas

As fall races start to wrap up and the weather begins to change, runners all over a finding themselves near the end of their training plans. While crossing off that last workout is incredibly satisfying, the weeks that follow a race often leave runners feeling a bit lost. Having no plan to follow can make … Read More

6 Calf Strengthening Exercises for Runners

6 Calf Strengthening Exercises for Runners

There are so many muscles in the legs that it’s hard to find time to focus on them all. As runners, it’s easy to spend so much time focusing on the main “running” muscles – our quads and glutes – that we run out of time for the rest. However, in doing so we are … Read More

A 15 Minute Cardio Workout You Can Do Anywhere

A 15 Minute Cardio Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Completing simple strength training exercises in your living room is easy enough. We come home from a run, do a few squats and lunges and call it good. But what about those cross training days? Trying to fit in a cardio workout at home seems exponentially more challenging. Related: Essential Strength Training Exercises for Runners It’s … Read More

10 Glute Activation and Strengthening Exercises

10 Glute Activation and Strengthening Exercises

After just a few runs, we usually find that the actual act of running requires very little thought. Our bodies know how to keep us moving and we can continue to run on autopilot for miles and miles. But falling into this trap can eventually leave us with weak or inactive muscles before we even … Read More

The 10 Best Calisthenics for Runners

The 10 Best Calisthenics for Runners

Workout fads always come and go, but one of my favorite parts of running is that it always remains unchanged. The simplicity of heading out the door in running shoes is what helps our sport remain so timeless. But in the face of the ever-changing fitness industry, even runners can’t avoid hearing new suggestions and … Read More