10 Common Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Todd is an active and adventurous person who loves to spend time outdoors – he’s done too many half-marathons to count, he’s hiked Mount Shasta, and he’s backpacked almost every single trail in Yosemite National Park (that’s over 750 miles of trails!). So, when his friends got the news that Todd was suddenly in the […]

Are Massage Guns Worth the Hype?

The Most Effective Way for Runners to Use Massage Guns By now you’ve probably seen plenty of massage gun commercials on TV. Tons of professional athletes and sports teams, including professional soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, swear by them. But are massage guns really worth the hype? Massage guns are designed to give you an intense, […]

Why You Should Add Cross-Training to Your Marathon Training Plan

Fun and Effective Cross-Training Exercises to Add to Your Training Plan The idea of running your first marathon can be nerve-wracking. The timing, the training, the shoes and gear, the nutrition plan – it can all be very overwhelming. Typically, training for a marathon takes anywhere between 12 and 20 weeks. During those intense months […]

Training Tips from US Olympic Gold-Medalists

How Three Team USA Athletes Train to Win The long-awaited 2020 Summer Olympics are scheduled to finally start on Friday, July 23, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. When the Olympics were postponed last year due to the pandemic, athletes across the world who were training to compete were devastated. Now, after a long wait and another […]

Is Running Barefoot A Good Idea?

The Pros and Cons of Shoeless Running A few weeks ago, my sister and I took a trip to the coast for a few days. We woke up the first morning and my sister asked if I wanted to go for a run. Running in new places is always an extra motivator for me, so […]

5 Tips for Running During the Polar Vortex

How to Run in the Winter Without Freezing to Death You might have thought that the apocalyptic year 2020 was over, but January 2021 welcomed us with a polar vortex. Spring is coming, but it’s not quite here yet.  Parts of the country are still seeing frigid temperatures. Running During the Polar Vortex But, it’s […]

Great At-Home Treadmill Workouts

How to Stay Motivated and Moving While Staying At-Home  Sticking with a workout routine can be tough, especially when you have to do it from home… Every. Single. Day. The lure of the couch, the fridge and Netflix can be distracting and oh-so tempting. How is one supposed to resist the temptation to just chill […]

How to KEEP Your New Year’s Resolution

Smart Tips to Keep Your Goals on Track  Did you start January filled with shiny new resolutions to finally achieve your dream body? But then, as the weeks slugged by you started to find excuses to cheat.  Your diet went off track.  That daily run on your treadmill suddenly took up too much time.  Your […]

Why You Should Be Working Out At Lunch

How To Get The Most Out of Short 40 Minute Run Session Let’s face it. Working out in the morning can just be hard. It’s dark… your bed is comfy… and it’s just so easy to hit the snooze button. We’ve all been there. Maybe you tell yourself you’ll work out after work instead… But […]

How to Know When Your Running Shoes are Worn Out

Plus Tips to Pick the Right Type of Shoe  Running for exercise requires very little equipment.  A reliable treadmill, a pair of good running shoes, and a healthy dose of motivation will keep you going mile after mile!  Shoes may seem like a simple thing, but they are still very important.  The wrong pair of […]

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