Hydration 101

What’s Included? How Much Do We Need? The average daily adequate intake for hydration equates to about 11.5 cups (92oz) per day for women and about 15.5 cups (124 oz) for men. Some people may need more, and some may need less. This doesn’t have to come strictly from water though. Water, teas, coffee (in […]

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 […]

Injury vs. Soreness

What’s Included? Injury Prevalence Injuries are an unfortunate yet common thing in the world of running – with one study by Van Mechelen stating that 37-56% of recreational runners get injured annually. Another study done by Yale Medicine shared that at least 50% or more of regular runners get hurt each year. We all know […]

Knee Pain

What’s Included? Patellofemoral Pain (Runner’s Knee) Quick Info: What To Do: Exercises Iliotibial Band Syndrome (IT BAND) Quick Info: What To Do: Exercises Amy HaasRun with Aim, LLCUESCA Certified Running CoachNASM Certified Personal TrainerNASM Certified Nutrition Coach

How to Set Season Goals

What’s Included? What Do You Want? What brought you here? What are you hoping to get out of this season of running and life? What do you WANT to accomplish? Each of us has unique goals, interests, and lives – so our running and fitness journeys and goals will each look a bit different. However, […]

SMART Goals

What’s Included? S: SPECIFIC In order to accomplish your goals, they need to be clear and specific. A few questions you could ask yourself… EXAMPLES: M: MEASURABLE In order to accomplish your goals, you need to know if and when you’ve succeeded. To do so, here are a few questions you can ask yourself… EXAMPLES: […]

Types of Goals

What’s Included? Macro Goals Macro goals are goals that you want to accomplish this YEAR (over the next 12 months). Macro goals are longer in duration & typically more broad than meso and micro goals. Typically, this is a great starting spot in figuring out a general direction you’d like to go with your goals […]

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 […]