30 Minute Tabata Running Workout

30 Minute Tabata Running Workout

If you’ve been active in the fitness world for any length of time, you’ve likely encountered quite a few trends along the way. Some fitness trends come and go, while others stick around for a while. One of the rising trends recently has been something called Tabata, a style of workouts involving short periods of … Read More

6 Essential Marathon Speed Workouts

6 Essential Marathon Speed Workouts

Marathon training is usually associated with long runs and high mileage – and for good reason. Training to complete this challenging distance requires a really solid running base with plenty of training runs and fueling practice. But with so much emphasis placed on mileage, it’s easy to overlook another important element of marathon training: speed … Read More

The Ultimate 400 Meter Interval Workout for Runners

The Ultimate 400 Meter Interval Workout for Runners

There’s hardly anything more satisfying than being really productive in a short amount of time. Whether you’re working on a project, completing household chores, or fitting in a workout – efficiency makes us feel accomplished. We often associate productivity with work or chores, but it can also translate to our running. It’s hard to beat … Read More

35 Minute Treadmill Hill Workout

35 Minute Treadmill Hill Workout

After years of hating the treadmill, trudging through inclement weather to avoid the dreadful machine at all costs – I got one. Granted, my husband and I didn’t go out of our way to purchase or find a treadmill. Instead, we ended up with a new to us treadmill that has seen its fair share … 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

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