Strength training for running, general health and well-being is important. When your primary fitness goals are running related, how you approach strength training workouts changes. These workouts need to focus on running specific exercises that target your weaknesses and help you achieve your goals. Getting the most out of your strength training workouts will help you become a better, more … [Read more...] about Strength Training Do’s and Don’ts for Runners
No matter what training plan you're following or what your running goal is, these running tips can help you reach your goals. Find new running workouts. Learn how to tweak various elements of your training. Tweak how you're training right now to become a better runner. Click below to read more.
There are situations when you actually should quit your run and go back home. Powering through when you really should stop running, doesn’t always show mental toughness. While mental toughness is an important aspect of training, knowing when to call it quits is just as important. Here are five scenarios when you shouldn’t push through to the end of your run. You feel bad for multiple days in a … [Read more...] about 5 Times It Is Okay To Stop Mid-Run And Head Home
A training log is one of the easiest tools you can use to become a better runner. If you wear a GPS watch or use a running app during your workouts, you most likely already have an online log of your running routes, paces and distances. This is a great way to start tracking your progress. However, you can get more out of these training logs by taking the time to add a few notes. I’d even suggest … [Read more...] about 10 Things To Write in Your Training Log
Setting new running goals should be easy, right? But, it's not that simple. I've found there are two types of runners. Those who play it safe and those who aim for the fences. It's okay to play it safe if that's how you really want to live your life, but I'm guessing you really don't want to play it safe, do you? I know deep down you really want to take a chance and push your … [Read more...] about How To Set Challenging and Achievable Goals for 2017 (or anytime!)
There are hundreds of training plans available in books and on the internet, yet it can still be difficult to find one that is your perfect match. The plans you’ve found might have too many days of running, too much mileage or don’t include cross-training days. Since you’re an educated runner who knows what you need out of a training plan but can’t find one that works for you, you can … [Read more...] about How to Write Your Own Training Plan
Take your standard glute exercises up a notch with these advanced variations. Reverse lunges with rotation Bent knee single leg deadlift Straight leg clamshells Single leg squat with leg reach Reverse Lunge with Rotation: Start standing with both feet together. Step one leg back and bend both knees to 90 degrees. Extend arms straight out in front and rotate towards the … [Read more...] about 4 Advanced Glute Exercises For Runners