Home Gym Essentials – The Best Gear for Working Out at Home

I don’t know about you, but when I hear the words ‘home gym,’ I have this vision of a huge room with custom flooring, mirrors, weight benches, a full set of dumbbells, kettlebells, barbells and let’s not forget the treadmill and spin bike. Obviously very few among us have such a luxury! But to get a great […]

Runner’s At Home Workout – Monthly Workout Round Up

I’ve been so excited to share this post with you guys for a while now. Today’s workout is the first in a new series of monthly workout round-ups, created by runners, for runners. Angela at Happy Fit Mama came up with the excellent idea of this monthly series, in which each blogger comes up with a workout for a […]

5 Reasons Runners Need to Strength Train

If you’re a runner, particularly if you’re a long-distance runner, running takes up most of your exercise time. Maybe you fit in some yoga, or a spin class as a form of cross training, but when you’re in the middle of a training schedule for a race or event, are you prioritizing lifting weights? From […]

6 Awesome Benefits of Strength Training

I was having a conversation last week with a friend who’s been doing a lot of hiking and running recently. He mentioned that he hasn’t been strength training as much as he used to and he is starting to feel like that’s catching up to him – that he’s lost a little strength and is just […]

Stroller Workout with the Bugaboo Runner

If you’re a regular reader, or you follow me on Instagram, you know that I’m finding it a little challenging to accept my postpartum body while I begin the long, slow process of regaining strength, fitness and yes, something resembling my pre-pregnancy figure. While I’ve been doing a lot of at-home workouts, I was thrilled […]

8 Essential Stretches for Runners

If you’ve ever read any article on running, you’ve read about the importance of stretching. But how exactly should you stretch? You probably have the basic stretches for runners down – hamstring stretch on a bench, or holding your foot behind you to stretch your quads. But if you have a few minutes extra to spare […]

7 Awesome NO Equipment Workouts [Guest Post]

I first stumbled across Ruthie’s blog She’s Wicked Healthy after reading her column Run For Your Life on the iRunner blog (iRunner is one of the founders of the #runchat hashtag and chats on Twitter). Ruth is now one of my favorite bloggers to read. She’s smart, fit, funny and totally gets it when it comes to […]

3 Quick Workouts #noexcuses

One of the biggest excuses for not working out is that you don’t have enough time. I know, I know, you think if you don’t workout for an hour it’s not worth it. But with enough intensity, you can get great results from a short workout. Maybe you won’t get to every muscle group, and […]

Running Tips – Strength Training to be a Better Runner

The best way to get better at running is … by running. That doesn’t mean that strength training is not important for runners, though. With so much time dedicated to training runs throughout the week, it’s easy to blow off time in the gym. With this installment of the Running Tips series, I’m going to […]

A Treadmill Workout, when it’s too damn cold to run outside

It’s fuh-reezing. Okay, today is better than the last couple of days, but it’s good to have a back-up plan when you can’t face running outside. So, here are a couple of treadmill workouts for you – short and sweet, so you can even incorporate them into a strength-training session at the gym: Want more […]