Overtraining in Runners: Symptoms, Signs and How to Avoid It

Overtraining in Runners: Symptoms, Signs and How to Avoid It

Runners are known to be a little obsessed with their sport – but for good reason. What’s not to love about an activity that brings endorphins, stress relief, fresh air, and makes you feel good about yourself? With all of the confidence and health boosting support, it’s easy to become a little obsessed with running. … Read More

Printable 4 Week Full Body Home Workout Plan

Printable 4 Week Full Body Home Workout Plan

As much as I love running, there inevitably comes a time each year where I am ready to take a break or scale back on mileage. Sometimes it’s immediately following a race, prior to beginning a training plan, dealing with an injury, or just plain feeling burnt out. Each year I incorporate a few weeks … Read More

Martian Half Marathon Recap + 25k Training: Week 12

Martian Half Marathon Recap + 25k Training: Week 12

The transition back to reality and a daily routine is always a bit rough after vacation. However, adjusting my training after a week in Hawaii turned out to bed significantly easier than I had expected. After a successful 10 mile run before the week began, I was feeling more adjusted and motivated than usual after … Read More

How to Run a Fast 5k

How to Run a Fast 5k

As a long distance runner, attempting to race a 5k often feels foreign, uncomfortable, and downright hard. During a marathon or half marathon, many runners slow down and take things easy. However, during a 5k, many runners take the opportunity to really give it their all. As a shorter distance, it’s easy to assume that … Read More

7 Must Do Dynamic Warm Up Exercises for Runners

7 Must Do Dynamic Warm Up Exercises for Runners

With a million tasks on your to do list, a schedule full of social obligations and meetings, not to mention work, it’s so tempting to just run and be done. Maintaining a running routine feels like enough of an accomplishment on its own that we often forget about the extra little things that we need … Read More

25k Training Week: Week 11 in Hawaii!

25k Training Week: Week 11 in Hawaii!

This past week of 25k training has absolutely been my favorite. My husband and I spent the past week in HAWAII! We finally decided to treat ourselves to a tropical vacation and spent the week exploring the island of Maui. While running on vacation is definitely not ideal during any serious training, I felt that … Read More