How to Become a Better Runner Without Running

How to Become a Better Runner Without Running

It doesn’t take long to realize that being a lifelong runner involves so much more than actually running. How we feel and perform during a run is a result of what we do before, during and after the run. Many runners set out to become better runners and only focus on what they are doing … Read More

Essential Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Essential Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Contrary to what many people think, being a runner involves so much more than actually running. While the majority of our time is spent logging miles, some of the most important elements of the sport take place after the run is complete. Staying healthy while running involves rest, recovery, fuel, nutrition, cross training – and … Read More

The Ultimate Spell Your Name Alphabet Workout

The Ultimate Spell Your Name Alphabet Workout

Whenever my running mileage increases, I notice that my cross-training workouts become more and more mundane. As each run increases in length, my motivation to find different cross training workouts is significantly lower. Yet each time this happens, I always notice a significant decrease in my overall strength. When my cross training becomes monotonous, my … Read More

Full Body 30 Minute At Home HIIT Workout

Full Body 30 Minute At Home HIIT Workout

It’s the time of year again where fitness motivation increases and sweaty cardio workouts start to sound really appealing. There’s something about warmer air that makes me want to sweat no matter what workout I choose. Since summer also marks the beginning of training for fall races, indoor cross training suddenly becomes even more important. … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 10

25k Training Recap: Week 10

Happy Marathon Monday! Anyone else planning to watch the Boston Marathon today?! One of my friends is running this morning and she is crazy fast (she is starting with the elites!). I am excited to cheer on all those awesome runners! Today brings to a close week 10 of 25k training. I can’t believe 10 … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 7

25k Training Recap: Week 7

Well, here we are again as another week of 25k training wraps up. I had to double check myself when I wrote this post to make sure it actually was the end of week 7 on my 25k training plan already. Time sure has a way of moving even faster than normal when you are training … Read More