Power Through Your Race with a Champion’s Mindset
The mind is a powerhouse and your mindset can be your biggest asset or your greatest enemy. Whether this is your first 5k or 20th half marathon, we all have struggles along the journey to the finish line.
Core Training for Runners: 5 Ab Exercises to Improve Running Performance
While getting in your mileage is important, that doesn’t mean a little cross-training can’t help. And an important cross-training activity for any runner involves a core training program.
Yoga For Runners – A Powerful Way to Improve Performance
As great as running is in terms of a workout, it can take its toll on your body over time, especially if you neglect warm-ups and stretching. This is where yoga for runners can help.
I’m a Runner – Why Can’t I Lose Weight? (10 Common Pitfalls)
Why is losing weight so challenging? Even if you are a runner, several factors may be hindering your weight loss. I’ve discovered 10 common pitfalls that often stall a runner's weight loss.
Should You Keep a Training Log?
On March 28, 1998, I ran five miles. All these years later, I can still recall that information. I have no idea what clothing I wore that day, what I ate for lunch or what happened at work, but I do know I completed a five-miler. How come?
Building Healthy Running Habits
How many workouts have you missed in the past five years? Another question: How many times have you failed to brush your teeth? Most people, are overwhelmed with work or personal issues, but rituals hold power.
Why Do You Run?
Why do you run? What truly motivates you to lace up your shoes, leave the comfort of home and hit the pavement? Non-runners continually ask me this question. I came to realize that, for me, there is not one simple answer and my "why" has evolved over the years.
The Runner’s Pantry—How to Avoid Temptation
Virtually everyone has trigger foods. Personally, put some chocolate or Oreos in the pantry and I can guarantee they will soon disappear. Over the years, I’ve found only one 100-percent foolproof method for avoiding random binges.
How an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Can Keep You Running Strong
A variety of chronic diseases are on the rise. Conditions like obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer as well as Alzheimer’s disease are becoming increasingly common. What do all of these health conditions have in common?