5 Essentials for Female Runners

5 Essentials for Female Runners Image via Pixabay- free images If you have finally decided that 2016 is your year to start running, then let me start by saying that there is nothing better than pounding the streets and feeling the weight on your shoulders melt away. Whether you decide to become an early riser, […]

Are Waterproof Running Shoes Right for You?

Waterproof Running Shoes: Pros and Cons As it has finally gotten colder in most of the US, many runners are reevaluating their shoe choices for the winter months. One of the questions I frequently get asked is whether waterproof running shoes are a good idea or not. Like most things, the answer is, “It depends.” […]

2016 Goals

We’re already several weeks into 2016, and most people are beginning to reevaluate the goals that they set for themselves for this year. I’m no exception. I have spent the last few weeks debating whether or not my goals were too crazy, and if I should share them all with my followers. Ultimately, I’m a […]

Confessions of a Crazy Ultra Runner

It’s no great secret that ultra runners are a different breed. We tend to think differently, act differently, and have some downright quirky habits. Allow me to give you a glimpse into the mind of a crazy ultra runner. Confessions of a Crazy Ultra Runner   I Calculate the Price Per Mile to Justify Running […]

6 Tips for Running Hills

Hills can be a runner’s best frenemy. We love hills because they make us faster & stronger, but we hate them because they literally take our breath away! When run properly, hill runs, and hill repeats can actually double as speedwork. This is due to the fact that hill running can improve your aerobic fitness […]