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Tips for Running in the Rain


Struggling to lace up your running shoes and get those miles in during some less-than-ideal conditions? Is the forecast calling for some rain during your scheduled long run this weekend? Sometimes things really can look

Tips for Running in the Rain2020-09-24T13:43:16+00:00

My 40 miler kinda broke me.


My 40 miler kinda broke me. Okay, really broke me. I lost all of my joy for running. For the challenge of my long run. For the love of pushing myself. I’ve been struggling internally

My 40 miler kinda broke me.2020-10-01T12:00:47+00:00

Stretches for Runners


It is really important to incorporate a full body stretching routine after your workouts and runs. Taking the five to ten minutes post-workout can really help decrease your risk for injury and soreness. You are

Stretches for Runners2020-09-11T11:43:39+00:00

Back Stretches


Many of us suffer from lower and upper back pain. This may be from strenuous workouts, looking down at your phone or computer screen, driving in your vehicle or improper form while running. Use these

Back Stretches2020-09-10T17:38:49+00:00

Tips for Winter Running


Complete a 10-15 minute full body warm up indoors before you run. Raise the body temperature to a “light sweat” and elevate the heart rate before you head out. Dress like it is 10-15 degrees

Tips for Winter Running2020-09-08T11:05:15+00:00

Introduction to Speedwork


Strides: This form of speedwork is typically incorporated into 20-40 minute training runs.  Very short bursts of swift running for 10-30 seconds.  Incorporate 6-10 strides during a 20-40 minute run.  After each stride, do NOT

Introduction to Speedwork2020-09-08T10:53:10+00:00

Breathing Tips for Runners


Many of my new and existing clients comment that they struggle with their breathing during their runs on their own. I especially find this to be a common concern in my introductory classes, as the

Breathing Tips for Runners2020-09-04T15:06:07+00:00

Don’t let this hold you back.


By 9:00 this morning, I was driving to meet my husband to drop off my vehicle for maintenance. Although I was annoyed that I had to take my van into the shop, I was grateful

Don’t let this hold you back.2020-07-31T16:19:53+00:00

Let’s talk …. vacation running


Let’s talk .... vacation running!!! Didn’t happen. My running shoes were packed. All the extra clothes and gear were packed. I had all the time available in my mornings. But I just wasn’t feeling it.

Let’s talk …. vacation running2020-07-28T15:06:11+00:00

40 miles for 40 years


Back around the holidays, I was trying to think about what I wanted to do for my fortieth birthday in July. I didn't want to have a big party or fancy dinner or vacation. I

40 miles for 40 years2021-01-06T20:18:04+00:00
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