How to Conquer the 4 Biggest Obstacles for Runners

How to Conquer the 4 Biggest Obstacles for Runners

On the surface, running sounds like a fairly simple activity. What’s complicated about a sport that can be completed anywhere, with no equipment, all by yourself? Well in reality – quite a bit. Many new runners are drawn to the sport for its simplicity and accessibility. Literally anyone can run – anyone. It doesn’t matter … Read More

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 slump and plateau at some point during training. Hitting a running plateau is frustrating. Despite our best efforts during training, we find ourselves feeling a little stale on each run. It seems that no … Read More

10 Tips for Your Best Long Run Ever

10 Tips for Your Best Long Run Ever

With racing season quickly approaching, runners everywhere are starting to really dig deep to complete those weekend long runs. Each week brings a new distance on the training plan – one that felt impossible just a few weeks ago. Whether your weekly long run involves finishing 8 miles for the first time or completing the … Read More

12 Things No One Tells You About Running

12 Things No One Tells You About Running

Running in itself seems like a fairly simple sport: lace up your shoes, head out the door and put one foot in front of the other. But while the sport may seem fairly simplistic on the outside, there is still a fair bit to learn in those first few days. A large part of being … Read More

The 10 Best Running Tips for Every Kind of Runner

The 10 Best Running Tips for Every Kind of Runner

Whether you run to stay in shape, conquer new goals, or fulfill your daily endorphin fix, you’ve likely experienced many highs and lows along the way. While most runs inspire a sense of joy and accomplishment, those moments don’t come without their fair share of struggles. Regardless of your fitness level or running expertise, there … 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