Running Safety Tips

This week has been wonderful so far! Tuesday morning I caught up with an old friend while running and this morning I am meeting a friend for a 5 mile run too!  I absolutely LOVE the company of running with other people and often feel like I could go … [Read more...]

Dynamic Warm Up for Runners

Can we talk about warming up today?  I'm sure you have all heard that completing a warm up is best before any workout.  While I know this to be true, I'm coming clean with all of you today and admitting that I haven't always been the best at … [Read more...]

My First Experience with a Chiropractor + How I’m Keeping My Muscles Healthy

Over the past few months, I have really increased the miles in my running routine.  Right now, I'm running about 30-40 miles per week, which is a lot for my body. In the past, I've had my fair share of muscular discomfort when training for … [Read more...]

4 IT Band Stretches Perfect for Runners

Running has always been been a challenge for me.  Yes, I realize I've completed 7 half marathons, a full marathon and now I'm training for my 8th half marathon (with a focus on speed work to boot!), but running isn't something that comes naturally to … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 2

It's time for another half marathon training update! Last week, I completed my second week of training for the Colfax Half Marathon in May.  Overall, I'd say my training went really well!  I did just about everything according to plan, but cut out … [Read more...]

Tips for Getting Through a Long Run

Guys it's MARATHON week! I'm really trying to stay calm and not completely freak out, so this week I am focusing on great nutrition, rest, hydration, and mental focus and clarity.  Yes! So much of marathon training is MENTAL. Today, I decided I … [Read more...]