Product Review, running tips, Uncategorized

5 big ticket gift ideas for your favorite runner- Count Down to Christmas- RunCanvas Favorites and Holiday shopping ideas

Last week I did a post Count Down to Christmas- RunCanvas Favorites and Holiday shopping ideas for your runner- Accessories . I am continuing with that Christmas theme and sharing my 5 favorite big ticket Christmas ideas for runners. I like to get a head start on my holiday shopping.  I don’t want to wait for all… Continue reading 5 big ticket gift ideas for your favorite runner- Count Down to Christmas- RunCanvas Favorites and Holiday shopping ideas

Product Review, Running motivation, running tips

Book Review-The Science of Running: How to find your limit and train to maximize your personal performance #allaboutrunning Wednesday Blog Link up!

This post is a part of my #allaboutrunning blog link up.  If you have a running blog, check out the link and join in! Running Book Reviews and Recommendations- #allaboutrunning Wednesday Blog Link up The Science of Running: How to find your limit and train to maximize your personal performance © Copyright – 2014 – Athletics Illustrated… Continue reading Book Review-The Science of Running: How to find your limit and train to maximize your personal performance #allaboutrunning Wednesday Blog Link up!

Marathon training, Running Goals, Running motivation, running tips, Uncategorized

The Secret to successful run training!- Part 1 of 2

Whenever I post tips on run training, I will get follow up questions through comments, email and direct messaging.  Usually the person is asking about advice on specific run training secrets or workouts.  What is the best kind of workout to be doing, what is the correct number of miles, how long should a training… Continue reading The Secret to successful run training!- Part 1 of 2

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How to be more consistent in your run training. Part 2 of 2

Previous - The Secret to successful run training! Training consistency is the single biggest factor to building success in endurance training.  If it were that easy, however, we would all be much better at sticking to our plan.  How can you build more consistency in your running? Check out these tips below Start small- You… Continue reading How to be more consistent in your run training. Part 2 of 2

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Stop beating the workout- training advice for runners looking to maximize benefits of workouts #allaboutrunning

I've posted before about how every run should have a purpose. Before you step out the door for your workout, you should already know what the training stimulus you are trying to achieve from the run you are doing. Too many times, runners will brag about completing a run faster than prescribed. If running fast… Continue reading Stop beating the workout- training advice for runners looking to maximize benefits of workouts #allaboutrunning

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CIM Training- Anxiety, Illness and re-setting

In my previous post, Anxiety on the Run , I opened up a little bit about my struggle with anxiety and panic attacks that have begun happening during training.  While I am not particularly proud of these moments, I am touched by the amount of people who reached out to me in support and to share… Continue reading CIM Training- Anxiety, Illness and re-setting

Product Review, Running motivation, running tips, Uncategorized

Running Book Reviews and Recommendations- #allaboutrunning Wednesday Blog Link up

This post is a part of my #allaboutrunning blog link up.  If you have a running blog, check out the link and join in! As I continue to grow as I runner I have become infatuated with reading and learning much more about our sport. While doing so, I have come across a few books that… Continue reading Running Book Reviews and Recommendations- #allaboutrunning Wednesday Blog Link up

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Don’t forget to enjoy running

Runners, love to run. However, it's not uncommon for us to lack motivation from time to time.  Most of the time, the hardest part is getting yourself out the door.  Fifteen minutes into the run, you feel great and you are no longer struggling to find motivation.  When you are finished you are glad you… Continue reading Don’t forget to enjoy running

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Fall is coming! Running Tips for Fall Weather training

I absolutely love fall running weather! Many friends are deep into training for their next big race, the camaraderie is awesome.  The temperatures are dropping after this long hot and humid summer and the scenery is beautiful.  I am so over this summer we have had, this year in Missouri.  I am kicking summer out… Continue reading Fall is coming! Running Tips for Fall Weather training