Quick and Easy Strength Moves to Improve Your Running

When I first began running, I did just that: started running. I created a schedule for myself where I ran around my neighborhood most days, with a few rest days thrown in between. When I finished my runs, I would come home and reward myself by basking in the post-run endorphin high. I’d treat myself…

Cross Training Alphabet Workout

Happy Wednesday! I’ve been trying (and not so much succeeding) to mix it up lately for my cross training workouts, but always seem to wind up doing the same few things. This week I decided to take the control out of my hands and create an alphabet workout! I love doing these types of workouts…

15 Minute Dumbbell Workout

Happy Wednesday, friends! I’ve recently been noticing that one of our flaws as runners (or at least one of my flaws;) is that we love our runs so much that we often forget that we have other muscles besides those in our legs. As our training ramps up for half marathons and marathons, our runs…

Yoga Poses for Runners

Good morning and happy Wednesday! As I have been incorporating yoga more frequently into marathon training, I have also been noticing a significant improvement in my long runs. At the beginning of this training cycle, I focused mostly on cardio type cross training activities, such as spinning or HIIT workouts. After a few miserable long…

Running Hill Workouts

It should be no secret based on my training that I am not a super huge fan of lengthy speed workouts. I am comfortable with my slow pace and would rather impress others by running farther than faster (plus that goal is a little more attainable;). When I’m training for a half marathon or shorter…

Treadmill Tempo Workout

As the temperatures are starting to drop at night my morning runs have been significantly cooler for the past few weeks, sometimes even a little chilly! I am definitely not complaining, because being a little chilly when I head out the door is a breath of fresh air after being swamped with humidity this summer….