Run It – Mental Workouts for Runners

This month for the Run It series, we are discussing a fascinating area of running and competing – the mental side of the sport. In case you’re new to Run It, every month 6 of us running coaches and bloggers share articles with you on a specific topic. You can find our past Run It […]

Tips on Trail Running for Beginners

One of the things I was looking forward to when moving to Vermont was trying out trail running. My experience of running was so tied to living in a big city. There were organized races on almost every weekend. City streets and bridges usually made up a portion of every run, and heading into Prospect […]

Run It – Trail Running in Woodstock, Vermont

When you run somewhere you love, your run automatically becomes better. Not necessarily easier…but better. Today on Run It, Angela, Laura, Nellie and I are inviting you to our favorite running spots, and why we love them. So come run vicariously with us in Woodstock, Vermont; the seacoast of New Hampshire; Brooklyn, NY; and the […]

5 Ways You Can Make Starting Running Easier

Starting running isn’t easy. Starting anything isn’t easy, let’s face it. Learning a new skill means that in the beginning, you’re not sure what you’re doing, probably making every mistake in the book, feeling like you’re out of your depth, until it all just clicks. Or you give up before that happens…which is why I […]

Run It – How to beat the heat while running

One of the best parts of the Run It monthly series is that the advice and tips you get from the running bloggers and coaches involved is so varied. Every month I read the posts on the same topic from Angela, Laura, Nellie, Allie and Sarah, and each one has me nodding and thinking, ‘Great […]

Covered Bridges Half Marathon 2017

What a gorgeous morning for the Covered Bridges Half Marathon! Our weather has been all over the place recently and there’s definitely been a lot of rain in the past couple of weeks, so it was a lovely surprise to a have a cool morning that became a warm, sunny day as the race went on. […]

Run It – Hydration tips and tricks for runners

As we approach the summer months, it’s good timing for the Run It series bloggers to be sharing hydration tips and tricks for runners. Hydration for runners is a topic that’s important in all weather and all seasons, though, and it can be tricky to get the balance right between under- and over-hydrating. We’ve got you […]

Breaking Records – How Running Inspires Life

Friday nights are not what they were in my twenties. I would think nothing of heading out for the night at the same time I’m brushing my teeth these days, or staying out until the wee hours back then. Now, with two littles tucked into bed upstairs, Friday night for me looks like a glass […]

New Trails, New Adventures

Thank you for bearing with radio silence here on Fine Fit Day while I packed and moved! Moving is always one of those life experiences you know is going to suck, but your mind kind of wipes itself clear after each move so that you don’t really remember just how MUCH it sucks until you’re […]

Run It – A Workout for Runner’s Knee (plus 5 more workouts for running injuries!)

Runners disagree on a lot of things. The best foot strike, what GPS watch to buy, which fuel for the long run. But one thing we can all unequivocally agree upon is running injuries SUCK. Even if they’re at the early stage of minor annoyance, we know we have to deal with them or it’s going to […]