Three Ways to Make Long Runs More Interesting

Three Ways to Make Long Runs More Interesting

A long run. It sounds exhausting and painful. However, you are a runner (or just started running) and want to ensure you are getting the most out of your exercise. But why a long run? A long run is necessary to get you into training for a 5K, half marathon or an...
The Benefits of a Mindful Approach to Running

The Benefits of a Mindful Approach to Running

In his biographical novel, The Origin, Irving Stone describes how Charles Darwin walked on a designed path on his property. Each time he came around to his starting point, he kicked a small stone, placing it on a line with the others so that he had could later count...
Four Tips for Better Marathon Recovery

Four Tips for Better Marathon Recovery

If you have recently completed a marathon, congratulations! You accomplished one of the more noteworthy feats in aerobic fitness, a 26.2 mile trek that was likely physically and mentally grueling. That said, one of the best parts of the marathon process is taking time...
Five Common Running Injuries and How To Overcome Them

Five Common Running Injuries and How To Overcome Them

In an ideal world, every step of your run would be pain-free, and nothing would limit your distance or speed. Unfortunately, the majority of runners, professional and amateur, deal with some type of pain during their runs. Most experience only mild disturbances such...