4 Tempo Run Workouts to Enhance Your Training

4 Tempo Run Workouts to Enhance Your Training

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when looking for different running workouts. What starts out as a quest to simply discover how to get faster can quickly turn into a numbers game – finding workouts that require you to calculate various percentages, heart rates, paces and oddly structured intervals. Which is why a tempo run workout … Read More

6 Essential Marathon Speed Workouts

6 Essential Marathon Speed Workouts

Marathon training is usually associated with long runs and high mileage – and for good reason. Training to complete this challenging distance requires a really solid running base with plenty of training runs and fueling practice. But with so much emphasis placed on mileage, it’s easy to overlook another important element of marathon training: speed … Read More

How to Run a Fast 5k

How to Run a Fast 5k

As a long distance runner, attempting to race a 5k often feels foreign, uncomfortable, and downright hard. During a marathon or half marathon, many runners slow down and take things easy. However, during a 5k, many runners take the opportunity to really give it their all. As a shorter distance, it’s easy to assume that … Read More

35 Minute Treadmill Hill Workout

35 Minute Treadmill Hill Workout

After years of hating the treadmill, trudging through inclement weather to avoid the dreadful machine at all costs – I got one. Granted, my husband and I didn’t go out of our way to purchase or find a treadmill. Instead, we ended up with a new to us treadmill that has seen its fair share … Read More

2 Running Ladder Workouts to Increase Your Speed

2 Running Ladder Workouts to Increase Your Speed

When you begin trying to increase your speed, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Downloading a training plan or reading about different workouts to try is like hearing someone speak a different language. 400 meter sprint? Threshold pace? VO2 max? It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to find running workouts that will fit into your … 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