Running motivation, running tips, Uncategorized

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

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Focus on Recovery- #AllAboutRunning 1

Along with my awesome post. I am hosting our first weekly #allaboutrunning blog link up.  If you are a blogger and new to link ups.  Be sure to check out this post! Happy reading! When talking about our goals we often talk about all the awesome training we have planned to get us there.  We… Continue reading Focus on Recovery- #AllAboutRunning 1

Marathon training, Running Goals, Running Log, Uncategorized

June/July Recap+ what’s ahead

I did it,I finally picked a race.  I am super excited to announce that I have been given the opportunity to run with a seeded bib number at California International Marathon.   As I wrote about in May (My next journey…)  my big goal is to chase an Olympic trials standard, and California International Marathon will… Continue reading June/July Recap+ what’s ahead

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3 Common Misconceptions about Running Injuries- Guest Post by RunningMate Physical Therapist & Performance Coach

Physical Therapist and Performance Coach Nathan Carlson cover some basics about common misconceptions runners have about injuries.

Marathon training, Running motivation, Uncategorized

Reflection and Countdown to the Boston Marathon

I am so super excited about my upcoming opportunity to compete in my first Boston Marathon. The buildup between my qualifier at Kansas City Marathon, in October 2015 and race day seems like forever.  It has been a journey and I can’t help but feel all kinds of emotions as I look back.   For… Continue reading Reflection and Countdown to the Boston Marathon

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Why I run.

I am very excited that we now have the opportunity to feature guest blogger Tony - The Runninger,  on Runcanvas. Why do we run? It's a question as a runner you get asked regularly from non runners that don't understand running but it's not a question I actually ask myself regularly. Why would you I… Continue reading Why I run.

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Quit googling your injuries!

Admit it, you are guilty.  You feel a pain and you head to the Google, to find out what is wrong and how to fix it.  STAHP IT!   I am totally guilty myself.  I know better, but sometimes I don’t want to admit something is wrong, so I look for ways to self-remedy. This does… Continue reading Quit googling your injuries!

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2017 week 11 recap- 5 weeks until Boston Marathon

               I was so excited for this week. I was going to make this a super, running week.  I had plans to really focus on recovery and strength training.  Spending my spring break doing all the little extra things so that I could finish my last couple weeks strong.  Well, things didn’t go as planned.… Continue reading 2017 week 11 recap- 5 weeks until Boston Marathon

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My favorite part of my recovery routine, is Epsom Salt Baths

Growth is made during your recovery.  You work out hard, tearing your muscles down and your body rebuilds, stronger than before.  You should treat the recovery process with as much respect as your speed workouts and long runs.  The better you recover, the more you can push yourself during subsequent training sessions.  Since most of… Continue reading My favorite part of my recovery routine, is Epsom Salt Baths