Thoughts Runners Have During Winter Runs

Thoughts Runners Have During a Winter Run

Winter running season is in full force, and I am finding my excitement for snow being compromised with freezing temperatures and wind chills. Each time I eagerly step outside to run in the winter wonderland, I am greeted by icy wind chills and slippery sidewalks. This past weekend, my "long run" of 5 miles was … Continue reading Thoughts Runners Have During a Winter Run

Best HIIT Moves for Runners

The Best HIIT Moves for Runners

As the year begins, I love sitting down and planning out my races, runs, fitness goals, and workouts for the year. Looking at the big picture really helps me see when there are gaps in my training. It's easy to tell what months will be running intensive, and which months will need a little beefing … Continue reading The Best HIIT Moves for Runners

November Fitness Challenge Workouts

The Best Warm Up Exercises and Stretches for Running

After completing my first marathon, I found myself in the physical therapist's office attempting to regain movement in my right knee. While running a marathon is certainly a physical challenge in itself, most runners are still able to recover on their own after completing the race. I, on the other hand, wound up needing a … Continue reading The Best Warm Up Exercises and Stretches for Running

Marathon Training Yoga

Yoga Poses for Runners

Good morning and happy Wednesday! As I have been incorporating yoga more frequently into marathon training, I have also been noticing a significant improvement in my long runs. At the beginning of this training cycle, I focused mostly on cardio type cross training activities, such as spinning or HIIT workouts. After a few miserable long … Continue reading Yoga Poses for Runners