Essential Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Essential Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Contrary to what many people think, being a runner involves so much more than actually running. While the majority of our time is spent logging miles, some of the most important elements of the sport take place after the run is complete. Staying healthy while running involves rest, recovery, fuel, nutrition, cross training – and … Read More

20 Minute Recovery Yoga Routine for Runners

20 Minute Recovery Yoga Routine for Runners

When I used to think of yoga, I always imagined a group of really flexible people contorting their bodies and balancing in some pretty impressive ways. The yoga we see in the media always seems to look so complicated that successfully attempting the activity myself seems pretty unrealistic. It wasn’t until I started to hear … Read More

30 Minute Cross Training Workout Challenge for Runners

30 Minute Cross Training Workout Challenge for Runners

Cross training seems to have a bad reputation throughout the running community. When we hear that one of our fellow runners has been actively completing cross training workouts, we immediately assume that they are injured or forced to cross train due to an unplanned circumstance. Related: How to Overcome Common Causes of Running Pain However, cross … Read More

Simple 15 Minute Dumbbell Arm Workout

Simple 15 Minute Dumbbell Arm Workout

Each week as I begin to tackle my training plan workouts, I find myself unintentionally ranking each workout in terms of priority. I know that I need to complete my long run without a doubt, the speed workout in the middle of the week, those easy miles, and stretching and strength training in between. Once … Read More

The Ultimate Spell Your Name Alphabet Workout

The Ultimate Spell Your Name Alphabet Workout

Whenever my running mileage increases, I notice that my cross-training workouts become more and more mundane. As each run increases in length, my motivation to find different cross training workouts is significantly lower. Yet each time this happens, I always notice a significant decrease in my overall strength. When my cross training becomes monotonous, my … Read More

25 Minute Vacation Workout with No Equipment

25 Minute Vacation Workout with No Equipment

The excitement that comes with getting ready to leave for vacation is one the best feelings. Knowing that you are heading out for a break from the daily grind with time to relax, explore and be with loved ones is a feeling like none other. While vacations are a great time to sit back and … Read More