Run It – The Best (and Worst!) Running Advice

Ever thought to yourself after a race, “Well, let’s just call that one a learning experience…”? In this month’s Run It series, my fellow running bloggers and I share all the best and worst running and racing advice we’ve received – what worked, what didn’t, and why. When it comes to advice, what works perfectly […]

Run It – How to Stay Sane on the Treadmill

Welcome to another installment of your new favorite series for runners, Run It! Full of tips and advice from coaches and runners including Laura, Sarah, Nellie, Angela, Allie and me, every month you get not one but 6 great workouts or articles on a topic.  (Last year we brought you 12 months of fantastic workouts […]

Running Tips: Running With a Stroller

RUNNING TIPS: RUNNING WITH A STROLLER I’m on the second time around of running with a stroller now and it couldn’t be more different running with each of the boys as babies. Roman was high maintenance – he needed a lot of distraction and bribery to be able to run past about a 20 minute limit […]

50 Running Tips for Beginners

Sometimes I read running tips for beginners and think, ‘Wow, I wish I head known that when I first started running!’ and sometimes I read them and think, ‘Wow, I should really remember to do that now!’ 😉 Whether you’re just getting into running, coming back after a break, or you’re a long-time runner who […]

Running While Breastfeeding – Running Tips

I mentioned in my last marathon training update that since Baby T was ill, it meant all he wanted to do was nurse. One of the more frustrating things about being a mother runner is that when your babies are still babies, you’re not only at the mercy of their sleep schedule (and often your […]

Marathon Training: Building Base Mileage

Have you ever heard runners talking about  building base mileage up in preparation for training and wondered what that exactly meant? Or have you ever said you’re building your base, but if you were asked, probably wouldn’t be able to explain how? While I was out on a run last week, I was thinking about the […]

Running Tips: How to Become a Morning Runner

It’s easy to believe all the people you know who are just getting back from their run as you stumble bleary-eyed to the coffee maker are born morning people. If you took an informal poll of the runners in your life, though, I think it would surprise to you to find out there are a […]

Running Tips: Finding the Best Time to Run

What’s the best time to run? I’ve been asked this question many times from clients, or anyone interested in getting started running. That and its sister question, ‘When is the best time to work out’? are the two things I’m asked most often as a trainer. The short answer? Whenever you can. The long answer? […]

Running Tips: 8 Tips for Mastering the Long Run

Ahh, the long run. A staple of any distance runner’s training plan, the one weekly workout you shouldn’t skip in marathon training and either the love of your life, or the bane of your existence (there’s no in between!). Whether you love it or hate it, it’s usually tough, especially when you get up past […]

Running Tips – Running Through Pregnancy

Running through pregnancy is a humbling experience. It starts out easily enough. If you’re like me, you have a few short weeks of feeling totally normal, before the first trimester nausea and morning sickness begins. Then, once you get past that stage of feeling ill, your body is not all that different yet. You may […]