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 […]

10 Things To Try When You Don’t Feel Like Running

What’s Included? Ask yourself, “WHY?” You know the feeling… You’re getting ready for what’s supposed to be one of your favorite parts of your day…your run. But something just isn’t right. You just don’t feel like running. You lace up your shoes, hoping to get some momentum going. As you walk out the door, you’re […]

Recovery Tools

What’s Included? Foam Rollers What are Foam Rollers? Foam rolling is a self-massage technique where you use a foam roller to apply pressure to tight or sore muscles. It works by helping muscle fibers move from a bundled & tight position (a knot) to a straighter position aligned with the muscle. The pressure from the […]

5 Ways to Make Running Fun

What’s Included? When & why Running is NOT Fun… Let’s be honest… running ISN’T always fun. You won’t ALWAYS feel excited to start your run, you won’t ALWAYS have something new or fun around the corner, and you won’t ALWAYS want to show up for another easy run, another long run, another speed workout. Running […]

11 Tips for Waking Up

What’s Included? Maybe you’re wanting to start a new habit of waking up earlier, maybe you’re already a pro at it, either way – we all have those days (or weeks) where it’s just straight-up harder to get out of bed in the morning. This article covers some of the benefits of getting up earlier […]

5 Tips to Beat Treadmill Boredom

What’s Included? 1.) INCLUDE SOME SPEED You can use progression style runs or intervals to keep things interesting on the treadmill. You could even mix them into an easy run by doing 80% of your run at your easy pace with 20% of your run being intervals. Examples: 2.) SWITCH THE MEASUREMENT Try to switch […]

Habits to Improve Running

What’s Included? What is a Habit? A habit is a behavior that we do routinely & oftentimes without too much thought. Habits are an important part of our lives because they allow us to improve our health, our routines, and our lives. What you do each day ultimately determines how you feel and who you […]

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 […]