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

10 Game Changing Tips for Long Distance Running

10 Game Changing Tips for Long Distance Running

When people ask me what I love about running, one of my first answers is always the long run. I, along with most long distance runners, have a continuing love-hate relationship with the long run. Running long distances pushes my body outside of its comfort zone, to points of exhaustion, pain, and mental instability. But … Read More

10 Tips to Successfully Conquer Running on Vacation

10 Tips to Successfully Conquer Running on Vacation

As marathon training gets underway, I am finding myself already trying to rearrange runs on my training plan to fit them in around our travels. Fall races are my absolute favorite, but this usually means maintaining training during some of the busiest months of the year. While summer running can be very satisfying, it definitely … Read More

The 3 Best Running Workouts to Increase Speed

The 3 Best Running Workouts to Increase Speed

Running often feels so addictive. When we first start out, we find ourselves filled with pride as we power through the first 10 minutes of running with no break. Suddenly we run our first mile, then our first PR, and it begins to feel like the progress will never end. The continuous opportunities for improvement … Read More

How to Stay Fit During the Running Off Season

How to Stay Fit During the Running Off Season

As much as I love running, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as the first few days after a race when you are able to take some guilt free rest days. Earning those sedentary days makes them all the more satisfying. After weeks and months of training, lounging on the couch when you would normally be … 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