How to Start Running: 6 Steps for Beginner Runners

How to Start Running: 6 Steps for Beginner Runners

The act of running has always sounds and looks a bit intriguing. Seeing other runners out the roads bursting with endorphins and sweat and loving every minute of it makes the sport look quite appealing. The thought of learning to run becomes quite tempting, and before you know it, you’re ready to start running. But … Read More

Printable Goal Setting Worksheet & Tracking Template

Printable Goal Setting Worksheet & Tracking Template

Before we know it, summer will be wrapping up and families everywhere will begin preparing for a new school year. Seasonal changes are some of my favorite times of the year because they signal upcoming change and transition. Whenever the weather begins to change, it feels almost as if we have a fresh start. Which … Read More

A Guide to Cross Training for Runners

A Guide to Cross Training for Runners

Contrary to popular belief, running involves so much more than what you do on the run. While the physical act of running makes up a great deal of the sport, most runners understand the importance of supplementing their training with various other activities – commonly referred to as cross training. What is cross training? Cross … Read More

How to Conquer the 4 Biggest Obstacles for Runners

How to Conquer the 4 Biggest Obstacles for Runners

On the surface, running sounds like a fairly simple activity. What’s complicated about a sport that can be completed anywhere, with no equipment, all by yourself? Well in reality – quite a bit. Many new runners are drawn to the sport for its simplicity and accessibility. Literally anyone can run – anyone. It doesn’t matter … Read More

7 Ways to Make the Most of Rest and Recovery Days

7 Ways to Make the Most of Rest and Recovery Days

With so much emphasis placed on improvement, progress and never giving up, it can often be hard to settle down when it’s time for a rest day. We know that just about any training plan involves some off days, but when we try to recover, we often feel as if we are just being lazy … Read More

Full Body Resistance Band Exercises for Runners

Full Body Resistance Band Exercises for Runners

Maintaining a regular strength training routine is often low on the priority list for runners. Nothing sounds less appealing than having to drive to the gym to complete some strengthening exercises when it’s much easier to head out the door and start running. Luckily, strength training doesn’t have to involve heavy weights or even the … Read More