4 Ways to Build Mental Strength for Distance Running

4 Ways to Build Mental Strength for Distance Running

When most people thing about long distance running, they imagine long runs that are hard on the body. And while this is certainly true, runners know that although distance running presents an incredible physical challenge, the key to success lies in your mental strength. What is mental strength? Mental strength means being able to overcome … Read More

5 Tricks to Prepare for the Mental Battle of a Marathon

5 Tricks to Prepare for the Mental Battle of a Marathon

Marathon training is notorious for its time-consuming long runs and the endless hunger, aches, and preparation that comes with them. While increasing mileage during training is crucial for completing a marathon, it’s really only half the strategy. The other half comes from training your mind for the mental battle that comes during a marathon. Mentally … Read More

Perspective: The One Thing that Affects Running the Most

Perspective: The One Thing that Affects Running the Most

As I look back on my training log from this past year, I can’t help but re-live some of the best and worst running memories of the year. Looking back through each and every run (marathon training in particular) has been really eye opening for me. It is so interesting to see how runs of … Read More