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

4 Week Full Body Workout Plan

4 Week Full Body Workout Plan

Prior to beginning my 25k training plan a few weeks ago, I spent the month of January cross training. While I had a few 4 mile runs in there, this month was designated mostly for indoor workouts. Since there is no gym nearby, I needed to find some at home workouts that would make me … 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

The Best Workouts to Try in 2018

The Best Workouts to Try in 2018

Despite all of the failures that came this past year, I’d say one of my favorite successes has been finding and creating so many new workouts. While looking through my training log from the past 12 months, I am remembering all the best workouts I tried, especially before marathon training, and I’m eager to get … Read More