Full Body Stability Ball Workout – Challenging and Effective!

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of stability balls? (You know, the giant inflated balls in the gym, also called Swiss balls or exercise balls.) Most people would say crunches, or if you’ve ever been pregnant, you might remember bouncing on one to try to relieve back discomfort. It’s actually […]

Run It – 6 Best Workouts for Half Marathon and Full Marathon

Today on Run It, we’re sharing running tips in the way of our favorite workouts for the half and full marathon distance. These are the workouts we have personally found to be key elements in our own training, and for those of us who coach others, they are workouts we like to include in our […]

Foam Rolling Basics

If you’re a total novice to foam rolling, watching someone do it at the gym might make you think it’s a special kind of torture. There’s grimacing, gritted teeth, and sometimes even audible cries of pain. Why do something that looks like it hurts so much? How could that help anything? Well, foam rolling is […]

10 Glute Activation Exercises to Keep Your Butt Strong

Recently I’ve been working with two athletes who are recovering from injury. We’ve been incorporating glute activation exercises into each of their warm-ups, to prepare their muscles for the session, and ensure they are using their glutes as effectively as possible during their workout. Maybe you’ve used some of these glute activation exercises yourself, if […]

At Home Circuit Workout

I love a good at-home workout. I’ve shared lots of ways you can use the space in your living room and get an efficient workout done (like this one and here and here, oh and this one where 6 of us bloggers gave you a workout each). Now I’m working back in a gym again, it’s […]

Bedtime Stretch Routine to Help You Sleep

When you stretch, you’re signaling to your muscles, “Okay, we’re done here. No need for the heavy lifting anymore, it’s time to wind down.” This is why I always tell clients to warm up using cardio and self-myofascial release like foam rolling, rather than doing static stretching before working out. (Here are 6 dynamic warm […]

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 […]

3 Awesome At Home Workouts

Sometimes it’s just tough to get out of the house for a workout. This weekend was the first time since winter took hold up here in Vermont that I looked around out on my run and thought, “It’s time I could take Baby T out for some stroller running.” The snow is finally melted and it […]

Monthly Workout Round Up – Treadmill Workout

Here we are in a brand new year and we have one last monthly workout for runners round up to share. In case you missed them, every month 6 of us running bloggers have been sharing workouts for runners with a different theme every month. Turns out 2016 kind of got away from us, so […]

Monthly Workout Round Up – Favorite Workout

Time for another monthly workouts for runners round up! This month we have a really fun theme – Nellie, Angela, Sarah, Laura, Allie and I are sharing our favorite workouts. They’re all different, but they’re what we – runners, coaches, trainers – use as our go to workouts, whether for running or strength training. I […]