5 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

5 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

As winter approaches and fall racing season comes to an end, runners everywhere are completing their goal races. After nearly half a year spent training for a big race, the completion of a goal feels nothing short of joyful. Crossing the finish line, whether you met your time goals or not, is an accomplishment worth … Read More

How to Recover Quickly from a Marathon (or Half Marathon)

How to Recover Quickly from a Marathon (or Half Marathon)

No matter how well you have trained or how strong you may feel on race day, recovering from distance races takes quite a bit of time. Failing to properly recover may lead you to injury, burnout and even illness. While listening to our bodies is always most important, there are a few strategies we can … Read More

A Guide to Long Run Recovery: What to Do Post-Run

A Guide to Long Run Recovery: What to Do Post-Run

With fall right around the corner, the ideal time for running is quickly approaching. After an intense summer running season, fall brings some welcomed relief. The transition to fall running season means seeing tons of distance races and an increase in training mileage. With all this mileage comes some of the most overlooked aspects of … Read More

5 Guidelines to Return to Running After a Race

5 Guidelines to Return to Running After a Race

We hear so much about preparation for races, training plans, and race day goals that sometimes we forget that the days after a race need a plan too. Running can be a lifetime sport, but in order to make it one, we can’t forget about those crucial days after a race. Learning when to return … Read More

8 Crucial Foam Rolling Exercises for Runners

8 Crucial Foam Rolling Exercises for Runners

While most of us become runners simply because we enjoy the act of running, at some point we realize that running itself isn’t enough to keep us healthy. The title “runner” actually encompasses quite a bit of tender loving care to maintain. In order to keep running, we must spend time each week focusing on … Read More

10 Best Lower Body Stretches for Runners

10 Best Lower Body Stretches for Runners

If you’ve been a runner for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of the importance of stretching after a run. Post run stretching will speed up recovery and help your body recover more fully. Even so, despite all the recommendations it can be hard to motivate yourself to stretch after already spending so much … Read More