Pre-Race Meals

What’s Included? Nutrition and fuel can play such a HUGE role in our race day performance – and that pre-race dinner should look very different depending upon which distance you’ll be racing. This is because each race requires a different amount of energy & thus a different amount of stored carbs to supply the fuel […]

Race Day Nutrition

What’s Included? You’ve spent weeks preparing for your race, and now you don’t want to let your pre-race nutrition mess it up… But HOW do you make sure you’re ready on race day when it comes to fuel and nutrition? Nailing your pre-race nutrition can help you feel strong throughout your race and prevent any […]

How Much Should You Run?

What’s Included? Factors That Impact How Much You Should Run Jumping into a new habit or hobby can be tough – especially if you’re not sure where to start. When it comes to running, it’s important to remember that each season may look a little bit different, and that means HOW MUCH you run may […]

How To Maintain Progress

What’s Included? HOW TO MAINTAIN AFTER A RACE You just finished the race or event that you’ve been training for throughout the past few weeks or months – and now you’re wondering what you can do to keep it going… It’s easy to assume that “jumping back in” as soon as possible will give you […]

How to Pace a 5k

What’s Included? The Warm-up Due to it’s short and intense nature, warming up is essential for the 5K. A proper warm-up will ensure that you don’t get injured & your legs are ready for top speed at the start line. Warm up for at least 15 minutes with an easy run, some dynamic warm-ups, and […]

Interval Runs 101

What’s Included? What is an INTERVAL RUN? Interval runs are a form of speed work in which one strategically incorporates periods of high intensity work & periods of rest or low intensity work in a specific way to elicit the runner to build new fitness levels, cardio endurance, strength, and speed. Interval runs can come […]

Carb Loading

What’s Included? As runners and endurance athletes, carbohydrates are our best friend. Carbohydrates are our bodies preferred fuel source and are easy to use. This article will explain what carbohydrate (carb) loading is, when to carb load, and how to properly carb load. What is Carb Loading? When we eat carbohydrates, what we don’t use […]

Running While Sick

What’s Included? Is it Okay to Run While Sick? At some point, ALL runners are going to face an illness of some sort – whether it’s a cold, flu, headache, or otherwise. When you’re sick, your body needs to use its energy to protect you and heal you so you can get back to 100% […]

6 Tips for Running in the Heat

What’s Included? 1.) TIME IT RIGHT If possible, run before the sun comes up or after it goes down to beat the heat. While this isn’t always a possibility for everyone due to schedules – it may be worth exploring some schedule swaps to make it happen! 2.) EASE IN You can acclimate to hotter […]

LISS Training

What’s Included? What is LISS? LISS is an acronym for Low Intensity Steady State movement. In the world of exercise, it is the opposite of HIIT which is High Intensity Interval Training. Let’s start by breaking LISS down a little bit further into the two parts: Low-Intensity and Steady-State. LOW INTENSITY: You engage in LISS […]