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

How Running Lower Mileage Has Made Running Feel Easier

How Running Lower Mileage Has Made Running Feel Easier

I hear so often that if you want to become a better runner, you need to increase your mileage. While this is true to some extent, there definitely is a point where those junk miles start to do more damage than good. Have you ever wondered how many miles you should run? Running has an … Read More

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

Each month when I sit down and really reflect on my accomplishments, I realize that most of them have been related to running in some shape or form. When I started running, never in a million years did I think that it was going to increase my mindfulness, productivity, happiness or confidence. Running has increased … Read More

How to Break Through a Running Plateau

How to Break Through a Running Plateau

No matter how much we love running, or how hard we train, we will inevitably hit a running plateau at some point. Despite our best efforts during training, we find ourselves feeling a little stale on each run. We head out the door for our regular weekday miles, and run the same pace or the … Read More

Life Lessons I Learned from Running

Life Lessons I Learned from Running

The beginning of a new training plan always brings ambitious goals and optimistic thoughts about running. There is nothing like the feeling of a fresh new slate, knowing that training can be anything you make of it. As I eagerly crank out my first few weeks of this training plan, the new miles bring upon … Read More

How to Safely Increase Your Running Mileage

How to Safely Increase Your Running Mileage

It’s that time of year where runners everywhere (at least those who live somewhere that gets an intense winter) start to get antsy. The cold, frigid months have shortened our runs or forced us inside to battle the treadmill. After a season of less intense mileage, we are fully ready to get back out there … Read More