30 Minute Full Body Strengthening Workout

30 Minute Full Body Strengthening Workout

No one wants to complete multiple workouts throughout the week when they could get the same benefits with just one. Finding a really effective strength workout is key to regular fitness maintenance, especially when you have limited cross training days on your training plan. This full body strengthening workout increases strength throughout the entire body. … Read More

20 Minute Bodyweight Leg Workout for Runners

20 Minute Bodyweight Leg Workout for Runners

Running is incredibly humbling in the fact that it constantly reminds us not to focus all of our efforts in just one area. When we dedicate each run to speed training, increase our mileage too quickly, or fail to incorporate cross training, we usually wind up injured or burnt out. Whenever my mileage increases I … Read More

The Ultimate Spell Your Name Alphabet Workout

The Ultimate Spell Your Name Alphabet Workout

Whenever my running mileage increases, I notice that my cross-training workouts become more and more mundane. As each run increases in length, my motivation to find different cross training workouts is significantly lower. Yet each time this happens, I always notice a significant decrease in my overall strength. When my cross training becomes monotonous, my … Read More

The Ultimate Pyramid Workout for Runner’s Strength

The Ultimate Pyramid Workout for Runner’s Strength

It took me a few years to realize that if I wanted to be a lifelong runner, I was going to have to do more than just run. It sure seems contradictory though, doesn’t it? At times it can frustrating that we can’t just increase our mileage to become a better runner. But, more often than … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 4

25k Training Recap: Week 4

Today begins a new week, and brings to a close the fourth week of 25k training. This week took some rearranging, but I still managed to get all the workouts in. We had a mix of beautiful spring weather combined with a weird winter snow/rain storm partway through the week this week. The spring weather … Read More

30 Day Strength Training Challenge for Runners

30 Day Strength Training Challenge for Runners

It’s hard to believe that it’s already time to start training for spring races. When I look outdoors and see more and more snow piling up, it really doesn’t seem like the green grass is every going to show again. Each year I have to double check my calendar around this time because I’m always … Read More