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
I had to keep checking old posts and the calendar this week to figure out what week of training it was. I can’t believe week 16 is complete! Thursday marked just a month until race day, and I couldn’t be any more excited. One of my favorite parts of marathon training is the last month … Read More
As the days get shorter and the sun begins to rise later and later, we’re approaching the season where motivation is tough to come by. Getting motivated for a workout is one thing when the sun is shining and birds are chirping, but it’s an entirely different challenge when we wake up to a chilly, … Read More
As excited as I am to see summer running coming to an end, this only means that cold weather running is right around the corner. The current fall running season really spoils us, it’s still hard not to notice that it gets dark earlier and earlier each day. Maintaining running when it’s cold and dark … Read More
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
This marathon training recap brings us almost to the peak of training! With a new puppy and the longest run yet, it was a busy week.