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How to Bounce Back After a Running Injury

How to Bounce Back After a Running Injury

It’s a moment that every runner recognizes – and dreads. A stray foot, a quick tumble, and a sharp pain tells you in no uncertain terms that your formerly peaceful morning run has come to an end. But what about the job you planned for tomorrow, or the...
Tips for Building a Balanced Workout

Tips for Building a Balanced Workout

As the weather cools and it becomes a bit more difficult to motivate ourselves to lace up our running sneakers and hit the road, I believe that everyone should take a moment to set their stopwatches down and think about their individual exercise practices. Are they balanced? What should be changed to create a more holistic fitness plan?

You Can Help Hurricane Relief Efforts. Here’s How.

You Can Help Hurricane Relief Efforts. Here’s How.

The town looks more like the set of a disaster film than a place to call home. Floodwaters creep into embattled houses as families flee onto roofs, desperately trying to keep their children warm against the rain. They face the destruction of their homes, and wonder...
Why I Support the Ronald McDonald House of Atlanta

Why I Support the Ronald McDonald House of Atlanta

Having a child in the hospital is a parent’s nightmare. Struggling through the day-to-day battles against a child’s illnesses takes strength – and often, parents don’t have enough energy or resources remaining to care for themselves. The Ronald McDonald House Charities understand how difficult it is to support a hospitalized loved one, and thereby dedicate themselves to resolving practical problems for parents with ill children.

Leave the Gym! 6 Running Trails Around Atlanta

Leave the Gym! 6 Running Trails Around Atlanta

In my hometown of Atlanta, countless beautiful trails wind through the lovely outdoor landscape. Often paved and easy to tread, these paths are the perfect training space for runners looking for a breath of fresh air.

Beat the Heat! Staying Safe on Summer Runs

Beat the Heat! Staying Safe on Summer Runs

It’s one of those golden summer days, the perfect ones. The sun shines golden in a cloudless blue sky, and there’s a faint warm breeze weaving through the screen door. All you want to do is lace up your sneakers and head out for a run – but it’s noontime and you...
Feel Good and Do Good: How to Run for A Great Cause

Feel Good and Do Good: How to Run for A Great Cause

It’s not hard to see why people are drawn in droves to charity runs; the leg-pumping, heart-thumping rush of endorphins, coupled with knowing your sweat and short breath aren’t in vain, but for a great cause — It’s enough to entice any exercise enthusiast.

Why St. Jude’s Needs You, and So Do Thousands of Children

Why St. Jude’s Needs You, and So Do Thousands of Children

If your heart cracks when you hear terrible stories about preschoolers having chemo when they should be having nothing but fun; if you think the teams of doctors and scientists working tirelessly to end childhood disease deserve the means to continue research and healing; if you plan on donating any funds whatsoever in support of charitable causes, then please consider acting in support of the people who are right now trying to confine to history one tragic, terrible fact: the fact that millions of kids still suffer debilitating, life-ending sickness. Please consider supporting St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

A Second Chance at a Bright Future: My Vision for A New Charity

A Second Chance at a Bright Future: My Vision for A New Charity

What did you worry about in college? Many students lose sleep over whether their degree is marketable, and how they will pay off their student loan debt. Those of us who have lived through it know that these are are legitimate concerns — but they’re also lucky ones. There are many more young adults and teens out there, ones you never hear about, who want nothing more than the chance to worry over repaying their student loans.