Category: Long Distance Training

The Lazy Runner

It sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it?  I mean…  if you’re out there running how lazy can you be? This is actually a term of endearment that I gave myself back when I first started …

How To Recharge Your Daily Run

Stuck in a running rut? Don’t worry, there are some simple ways to get yourself motivated and add some spark to your daily run. Check out these fun ideas: Run a New Route or a …

Use Tech to Step Up Your Running Routine

You’re a regular runner seeking new tools for your arsenal. RunKeeper (runkeeper.com, iPhone and Android, free) is used by more than 10 million people to track their fitness activities simply using the GPS in their …

Push Fluids on Hot Runs

Heat related illness is a spectrum of conditions that is a very real problem for runners in hot weather. It begins with heat cramps and can progress to heat exhaustion or the dangerous condition called …

Distance Training the Second Time Around

…and third, and fourth, and so on. The first half marathon I trained for was a very exciting time.  The entire 12 weeks were filled with commitment and determination.  I couldn’t miss one run, and …

How to Spice Up Your Running Routine

RUN A WARRIOR DASH! One of the biggest challenges I’m having this summer is enjoying myself on a run. Every step seems like grueling torture.  I have been trying to mix things up a bit, …