The Incredible Mental Benefits of Exercise

The Incredible Mental Benefits of Exercise

As the mileage increases each week during my 25k training plan, the rest day at the end of the week becomes more and more exciting. When training began, I had to rearrange a lot of runs due to a big snow storm and found myself completing much less intense cross training workouts. My legs didn’t … Read More

Getting Out of that Fitness Funk

Getting Out of that Fitness Funk

Winter is undoubtedly the toughest time of year to maintain fitness. Whether or not you live in a cold environment, the increasing darkness is tough. Motivation is significantly harder to come by when it’s dark on your way to work in the mornings, and then dark again when you return. The lengthy darkness certainly does … Read More

The Best 15 Reasons to Run

The Best 15 Reasons to Run

Whenever I look back on the past 8 or so years of my life, I always find that nothing has remained more consistent that running. While my life has changed, sometimes drastically, running has always remained the same. Running has been with me through some difficult lows and some incredible highs, and I can’t even … Read More

November Fitness Challenge Final Check In + Recap

November Fitness Challenge Final Check In + Recap

The start of December brings new goals and motivation, but it also brings to a close our November Fitness Challenge. As my marathon training came to a close in the end of October, I knew I’d be needing some motivation to continue working out after the race. The start of November brought the New York … Read More