How to Build a Solid Running Base

How to Build a Solid Running Base

Winter is in full swing here in Michigan, which means freezing temperatures, snow up to our knees, and lots of wind. Even though the elements can certainly be tough, I am a huge advocate of running through the winter. However, despite my best efforts (and failed attempts), I know that winter is not the ideal time … Read More

The Ultimate 30 Day Plank Challenge

The Ultimate 30 Day Plank Challenge

As the holidays approach and cold weather looms on the horizon, I know that my workout motivation will begin to slowly decrease. The family activities, parties, holiday shopping, and movies seem much more appealing than heading outside in the dark, cold air to workout. I’ve found that the best way to manage my lessening motivation … Read More

At Home Thanksgiving Workout

At Home Thanksgiving Workout

Happy Wednesday! Things are finally starting to settle down after the marathon and I’m really looking forward to getting back to some cross training. It’s time to getting in the swing of things with these Wednesday workouts, and what better timing than before the holidays? I love getting a really great workout in leading up … Read More

Quick and Easy Strength Moves to Improve Your Running

Quick and Easy Strength Moves to Improve Your Running

When I first began running, I did just that: started running. I created a schedule for myself where I ran around my neighborhood most days, with a few rest days thrown in between. When I finished my runs, I would come home and reward myself by basking in the post-run endorphin high. I’d treat myself … Read More

Yoga Poses for Runners

Yoga Poses for Runners

Good morning and happy Wednesday! As I have been incorporating yoga more frequently into marathon training, I have also been noticing a significant improvement in my long runs. At the beginning of this training cycle, I focused mostly on cardio type cross training activities, such as spinning or HIIT workouts. After a few miserable long … Read More