The Importance of Varying Your Running Workouts for Optimal Performance

Today I want to talk about an athlete whom we will call Alex. Alex is a talented high school student with a natural talent for running. Alex loved the feeling of pounding the pavement. Every day, Alex would lace up their shoes and head out for a run, enjoying the breeze and the sun onContinue reading “The Importance of Varying Your Running Workouts for Optimal Performance”

The Pros and Cons of Weight Loss for Runners: Navigating the Balance for Improved Performance

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise for weight loss. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned runner, incorporating running into your weight loss plan can help you achieve your goals. However, there are both benefits and challenges to weight loss as a runer, and it’s important to understand both so you can be successful.

Boston Marathon Featured Runner-Shelby Henry #marathonmonday

I am so excited to start a new series featuring a different runner each week. Every Monday until April, I will be featuring a runner that has qualified and currently training to run the Boston Marathon in April this year. The Boston Marathon represents something special for many runners. As one of the oldest andContinue reading “Boston Marathon Featured Runner-Shelby Henry #marathonmonday”

What the HILL? A look at the benefits of hill training for runners.

Hill workouts for runners can take many forms and the benefits can vary a little depending on the type of race and training stimulus the runner and/or coach is trying to achieve. Running hills include many variables such as; length, intensity, repetitions, time, recovery, and grade. Any of these combinations slightly vary the benefits gained.Continue reading “What the HILL? A look at the benefits of hill training for runners.”

Run with me in 23~! My 2023 New Years Resolutions.

I hate that resolutions are so cliche and many people cringe when they hear the word resolutions. That’s not me. I will continue to work and grow as a person through small behavioral changes that will hopefully build long term healthy habits that will leave me feeling more fullfilled. One of my goals is toContinue reading “Run with me in 23~! My 2023 New Years Resolutions.”

Running Resolutions? You will never regret reaching your goals!

For many of us, the holiday season is in the rear view mirror and this is the time we begin to reflect on the last year of our life. We think about what went well and things we would like to change. It’s natural as we close another chapter. Looking ahead to someting new andContinue reading “Running Resolutions? You will never regret reaching your goals!”

How a Running Coach can help you make 2022 the BEST year of running YET!

It’s that time of year again, when everyone seems to be making New Year’s resolutions and setting their running goals. Lots of runners will choose a time based goal or work to hit a specific mileage. With the best intentions starting out, many will fizzle out and not reach those goals. Working with a coachContinue reading “How a Running Coach can help you make 2022 the BEST year of running YET!”

Happy New Year! 2022

New Years can be a great time to reflect and set new goals for runners. It fits well into most training cycles as most major fall races and even early winter racing has finished and runners are gearing up for spring.   I want to hear from you! Reflecting Thinking back over 2021 what do youContinue reading “Happy New Year! 2022”

Why YOU should become a runner 2019

Running is awesome! I am sure it is no surprise, to anyone that I meet, that I think running is pretty great.  I am not the only one, however. Running is growing in popularity, it is definitely having a moment.  There is a reason why, running really is for everyone Why everyone should become aContinue reading “Why YOU should become a runner 2019”

Picking the right running coach

Follow up from my previous two blog articles; Why YOU could benefit from a running coach! and Which type of Running Coach is best for YOU. Today, I am going to go into details about how to choose the coach that works for you. Choosing to work with a coach is an excellent way to add motivation, structureContinue reading “Picking the right running coach”