5 Strategies to Push Past a Running Plateau

5 Strategies to Push Past a Running Plateau

No matter how much we love running or how consistently we train, it is inevitable that we will hit a running plateau at some point during training. Hitting a running plateau is a frustrating experience. Despite our best efforts during training, we find ourselves feeling a little stale on each run. It seems that no … 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

Run With More Joy, Less Anguish

Run With More Joy, Less Anguish

by Gary Dudney My understanding of how to run with more joy and less anguish starts with vinegar. There’s a traditional subject in Chinese painting of three old men who are vinegar tasters. The idea is that the three tasters represent the three ancient religions of China: Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. When the Buddhist and … Read More

30 Ways to Become a Better Runner

30 Ways to Become a Better Runner

One of the best parts about running is that there is always room for improvement. Whether you’re a beginner or pro, front of the pack or back of the pack runner, there are always ways in which you can improve. Learning how to become a better runner is an endless quest that teaches us about … Read More

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Runners Make – and How to Fix Them

The 5 Biggest Mistakes Runners Make – and How to Fix Them

It seems that most runners are pretty routine oriented. We find a time to complete our runs, stick to a schedule, and get out there for the same activity every day. While more often than not this is an admirable quality, it can occasionally work against us. Many runners get so set in their routine … Read More

5 Secrets to Increase Your Running Endurance Quickly

5 Secrets to Increase Your Running Endurance Quickly

When I first started running, it took me years to believe that running didn’t always feel “hard”. I would run a mile at a time, try to run fast, and finish feeling like I could not run another step. This left me very discouraged. After a few weeks or months, I’d head outside and try … Read More