Do you have a long run on your training schedule this weekend? Do you sometimes plan to get out the door bright and early, but struggle with making that a reality? Getting your long run done early on a weekend morning is ideal for many reasons. However, who wouldn't rather sleep in? You probably already know this, but putting your long run off to a later time or for another day has … [Read more...] about Stop Procrastinating Your Long Run + A Fail-Proof Plan to Get Out the Door Faster
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It's marathon training season! The first few weeks of training set the tone for the entire season. And because I know you want to get off on the right foot, I'm giving you five steps that will lead you to success. 1. Prioritize your runs and write them on your calendar. Marathon training means making sacrifices. This means you'll sometimes have to choose your run or workout over social … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Kicking Off Your Best Marathon Training Season Ever!
Do you know how much you sweat? When it is hot and humid outside, there's an easy way to tell if you've been drinking enough fluids. Use the simple method below to see just how much sweat you lose while running. How to Calculate Your Sweat Rate sweat rate = sweat loss. Weigh yourself immediately before your run. Keep track of your fluid intake during your run. Weigh … [Read more...] about How To Calculate Your Sweat Rate To Avoid Dehydration
Hot and sunny is my favorite running weather, but I know that’s not the case for many runners. Here in New York City, it seems as though runners complain more about running in the heat in the summer than they do about running through the snow during the winter months. While I do love a good snow run from time to time, I can’t stop daydreaming about living in a place where it’s sunny and warm … [Read more...] about 12 Reasons Summer Running is the Best
Do you have the marathon on the brain but aren’t sure if you’re ready to conquer your first one? I’m here to help! I’m giving you 10 signs that say you are in fact ready to click ‘register’ and sign up for your first marathon. 1. Long runs bring you joy. 2. Completing 13.1 was a challenge, but you know you can accomplish more. 3. You don’t have any injuries. 4. Hard work doesn’t scare … [Read more...] about 10 Signs You’re Ready to Train For Your First Marathon
Summer marathon training is about to begin. Follow these six rules to run well and happy all summer and well into the fall. 1. Learn the difference between pushing through a workout because you are uncomfortable and when to call it quits because you’re on the verge of injury or illness. 2. If you have any small aches or pains, address them as soon as they show up. Get a sports massage, see a … [Read more...] about 6 Must-Follow Rules for Summer Marathon Training