Running Articles & Blog

Helping you to become the runner you want to be

7 Ways to Find Your Joy in Running Sep 18, 2022

7 WAYS TO FIND YOUR JOY IN RUNNING 

 

Sometimes when runners start to get more serious about running or want to improve, they get so focused on getting faster or running longer that they end up losing some of the joy and the fun. This can lead to running feeling like a grind, a chore,...

Continue Reading...
90 Day Goals Sep 02, 2022

 As runners, we know that we should be setting goals, but so many runners set arbitrary goals with the wrong timelines, leading to frustration and disappointment when they don’t reach them and that dreaded plateau that so many runners face.

 

This is why understanding the purpose...

Continue Reading...
That Finish Line Feeling Aug 28, 2022

Dissatisfaction and Disappointment 

 

What happens when you cross the finish line? 

 

Have you ever crossed a finish line and felt immediate disappointment? Maybe the number on the clock was not what you had hoped for. Maybe you felt awful crossing the line because your body...

Continue Reading...
Something to Prove Aug 12, 2022

As runners, we love a good challenge.  

 

It’s likely one of the things that attracts you to running in the first place.  You want to challenge yourself, you want to improve, and you want to see what you’re really capable of doing.  

 

These are some...

Continue Reading...
Are You Focusing on the Big Things? Aug 04, 2022

When looking to make improvements to our training, we often fall for the shiny object.  We want the workout we can post on social media.  We search for the magic bullet paces for training.  We buy the special shoes.  We seek out the incremental gains.  What about the big...

Continue Reading...
What is Base Building, and How Can You Use It to Set Yourself Up For Future Race Success? Aug 02, 2022

Many people think that base building just means running more miles, but this is an incomplete idea that ignores other aspects of your running foundation.  This often leads to suboptimal performance, frustration over lack of progress, feeling exhausted, or not peaking at the right time for...

Continue Reading...
3 Types of Runs to Incorporate in Your Training Jul 12, 2022

There are 3 types of runs that every runner should be incorporating into their training.

 

Unfortunately, most runners run without a plan or structure, which can lead to a lack of progress, decreased motivation, and injury. In order to avoid those, here are three critical aspects we will be...

Continue Reading...
Running is Not Punishment Jul 06, 2022

Do you think of running as punishment? 

If you’re like a lot of runners you might think that running is a form of punishment and misery. This kind of thinking leads to always not feeling good enough in some way, or feeling like there is something to prove which can lead to a lack of...

Continue Reading...
7 Tips for Training Through the Holidays Dec 23, 2021

Life is already busy. It can be hard enough to fit in runs between jobs, chores and kids’ activities. Throw in the holidays, add in some travel and family obligations, mix everything together with a few celebratory, booze- and dessert-laden get-togethers, and it can be a veritable recipe...

Continue Reading...
Is Heart Rate a Good Indicator of Fitness? Jun 14, 2021

It may not be one of the muscles you think about when you’re working out, but just as other muscles in the body become stronger the more you work them, so does the heart.

 

Every time you exercise, in fact, your heart muscle becomes more efficient at pumping blood through the body,...

Continue Reading...
Tips for Running with Your Dog Mar 08, 2021

If you didn’t add a dog to your household during the past year, you probably know someone who did. Adopting a dog during the pandemic has become something of a national pastime, with the trend taking off during last March’s sudden lockdown. (Perhaps the best indication is the fact...

Continue Reading...
Etiquette 101 for Runners Feb 22, 2021

Ever wondered which side of the sidewalk you should use to pass another runner, or whether that person who never waves to you when he runs by is truly in the zone or just being rude?

When you’re out on a run, you’re usually tuned into a million things — your pace, your music,...

Continue Reading...
1 2 3 4 5

Have Questions?

You can leave us a voice message by clicking on the button to your right, or

Fill out the form below and we will get back to you.

You can also send an email to
[email protected]