10 Tips for Recovering from a Half Marathon

10 Tips for Recovering From a Half Marathon

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest 10 Tips for Recovering from a Half Marathon Congratulations! You just finished a half marathon at a good pace and now you are looking forward to laying on the ground for a few minutes or stumbling around looking for water. Next, you will […]

What I Love About Running – Dylan Roche

What I Love About Running by Dylan Roche

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest What I Love About Running – Dylan Roche I often tell people that so much of who I am as a person is influenced by my love for running. Therefore, it’s a little funny that I never intended or set out to be […]

The Smart Way to Approach Tapering Training for Both a 5k and 10k

The Smart Way to Approach Tapering Training for both a 5k and 10k

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest The Smart Way to Approach Tapering Training for Both a 5k and 10k As a personal trainer who has assisted many serious runners over the years, I have heard this exclaimed numerous times.  “You want me to taper my training for a 10k? […]

The Art of Tapering Training for a Half Marathon

The Art of Tapering Training for a Half Marathon

Everyone has their own ideas about how to effectively approach endurance training before a half marathon. There are those that will train hardcore right up until the event and then, on the other hand, there are the people that will take a few days completely off right before the big race. 

Moving Up From a 10k to a Half Marathon

Moving Up From a 10k to a Half Marathon

You’re ready to take your running to the next level. And that means growing your 10k to a half marathon. 

First off, congratulations on conquering the 10k. It’s not an easy feat, but you made it. 

Now, you’re pushing toward a new goal. It’s double the distance, but it’s a challenge you feel you’re ready to undertake. Where do you start?

What is a Shakeout Run?

What is a Shake Out Run?

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest What Is a Shakeout Run and How May It Help You Set a Personal Best in Your Next Race? For many of us, if we enter a running race, we tend to try to conserve our energy the morning of just to ensure […]

Tips for Running in Summer Heat

Tips for Running in the Summer Heat

Summer weather is officially here. For those who are beginner runners, the first few days of intense summer heat can be a challenge. But learning to run in the heat is an important part of training — it ensures you don’t have to take time off or lose progress, and by the time cooler temps arrive in the fall, you’ll be a much stronger runner who finds it way easy to go faster and farther in milder weather.

Why Should You Use a Pacer for Running?

Runners with a Pacer at the Canaan Valley Half Marathon

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Why Should You Use a Pacer for Running? A pacer when running is useful in more ways than one. Generally, a pacer is an experienced runner that runs at a set speed in a race, typically a long-distance event. This helps you finish at […]

Yoga and Meditation Are Not Restricted to the Mat, Studio, or Indoors!

Yoga is not restricted to the mat

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Yoga and Meditation Are Not Restricted to the Mat, Studio, or Indoors! Great news! Yoga and meditation are not restricted to the mat, studio, or indoors!  The yearning we have for a happy, wakeful, meaningful life and a sense of connection with something […]