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

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

7 Training Strategies to Achieve Your Next Race Goal

Completing my 6th marathon this past weekend taught me so many things that I’d failed to learn already. This marathon brought many new fears and uncertainties as I trained to hit my first ever time goal in the marathon. Sure, I’d trained for PRs before – but never for a full marathon. I’d learned time … Read More

5 Ways to Break Out of a Running Slump

5 Ways to Break Out of a Running Slump

It happens to all of us at one point or another. We’ve been in the groove for a while, until one day we head outside and suddenly can’t remember why we’re running. Running begins to feel mundane and monotonous, and before anything can be done about it we find ourselves are knee deep in a … Read More

Rock n Roll Half Marathon + Marathon Training Recap: Week 5

Rock n Roll Half Marathon + Marathon Training Recap: Week 5

Heading in to this week, I was a little nervous about how my motivation would hold out. This past week was spent up in northern Michigan with my husband and parents for a week of vacation. I was eager to get away this week after many days spent house hunting, and originally anticipated that my … 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

4 Signs of Running Burnout (And How to Recover)

4 Signs of Running Burnout (And How to Recover)

Ever have those days where running just doesn’t feel fun anymore? I know I do. My running motivation varies throughout the year, as I often find it dipping during the winter or times when I have no upcoming race goal. But if it feels like you’ve been in a running rut for weeks, even months … Read More