running tips, Uncategorized

Run Safety – 12 tips to help keep you safe while on the run

  I'll be honest, before I started coaching I didn't take running safety super serious.  I rolled my eyes when my "nagging" coach would bring up the issues.Working with high school students who are constantly out on the road on their own. I feel a bit maternal towards all of my girls.  I constantly worry… Continue reading Run Safety – 12 tips to help keep you safe while on the run

Marathon training, running tips

Why runners should include strength training

When I begin working with a new client I always ask them about the ancillary training components they are currently doing, including strength training. (Read my previous post on Ancillary Components in your run training) Most of the time, these athletes are doing very little to none.  This is a large area for improvement and… Continue reading Why runners should include strength training

Product Review

Runderwear Product Review

I'll admit, I am normally team commando when it comes to running.  However I was excited to try out underwear made specifically for running. Because running in your cotton britches from Target are a recipe for discomfort!   Below are the key selling points that had me excited to try RunderWear (Information pulled directly from Runderwear… Continue reading Runderwear Product Review

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

Why YOU should become a runner 2019

Running is awesome! I am sure it is no surprise, to anyone that I meet, that I think running is pretty great.  I am not the only one, however. Running is growing in popularity, it is definitely having a moment.  There is a reason why, running really is for everyone Why everyone should become a… Continue reading Why YOU should become a runner 2019

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

Picking the right running coach

Follow up from my previous two blog articles; Why YOU could benefit from a running coach! and Which type of Running Coach is best for YOU. Today, I am going to go into details about how to choose the coach that works for you. Choosing to work with a coach is an excellent way to add motivation, structure… Continue reading Picking the right running coach

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

Why YOU could benefit from a running coach!

As I have transitioned to a certified coach, actively seeking new clients and building my hobby into a business. I am surprised by the conversations I have had with runners on an almost daily basis surrounding the concept of hiring a running coach.  It's not what I thought it would be. It's not that many… Continue reading Why YOU could benefit from a running coach!

Running motivation, running tips, Uncategorized

Running resolutions- Changing your mindset

Hate running? It's not all your fault.  I feel like we are programmed to dread working out. We grow up playing organized sports and running was often a sort of punishment . Or aside from a few strong athletes in class, many kids look at the pacer or mile run in gym class as a… Continue reading Running resolutions- Changing your mindset

Running Log, Uncategorized

Weekly Running Log-12/10-12/16

Like the new look?  Simplifying the RunCanvas URL too!  I completed my VDOT02 coaching certification and now my coaching packages can be found on my website as well as the VODT02 coaches market place.  This will allow me to continue to feature customized training plans, along with pre-built training plans for a variety of distances. … Continue reading Weekly Running Log-12/10-12/16

Running Log, Uncategorized

Weekly Wrap Up- Post Marathon 12/3-12/9

Last week I ran California International Marathon, and I had a blast!   You can read all about it here!I don't have a whole lot to write about as far as training recap.  1 week post marathon, so the mileage was low and the pace was easy.  I was pretty beat up after this race. Totally… Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up- Post Marathon 12/3-12/9

Race Report, Uncategorized

California International Race Recap #AllaboutWednesday blog link up

I'm back and starting to feel normal again. I had a great time in Sacramento and have lots of wonderful things to say about the race.  I traveled to Sacramento with my husband, mom and dad.  I was more excited about my dad running his first marathon then I was about my own race.   The… Continue reading California International Race Recap #AllaboutWednesday blog link up