“Dynamic” Duo Part 2

We’re back with another pair of “dynamic duo” stretches! Since this past Saturday was the celebration of "Batman Day" I felt that it was only fitting to have another addition to the dynamic duo series. I think that these stretches should be part of your daily routine and they aren't complicated movements. Let's take a... Continue Reading →

“Dynamic” Duo: Part 1

Every workout should start with a warmup followed by stretching to prepare the body for what’s to come. It’s important to have proper mobility and flexibility before any type of exercise. You can easily achieve both by utilizing dynamic stretching techniques. Dynamic stretching can help with your range of motion, increase blood flow, and loosen... Continue Reading →

I’m Feeling Hot Hot Hot!

We're deep into the summer season now and the temperatures are at their peak. There's only soo many ways you can stay cool during these hot days, but there are ways you can "beat the heat" and still be able to get in a good workout. Here are some ways to be smart during the... Continue Reading →

Hydrate Your Body, Inside and Out

While the temperatures continue to rise and the sun's rays get stronger, there are a few precautions you should take before going into "sun's out, guns out" mode. For starters, choosing the right sun screen and making sure you drink enough fluids are two key ways to keep your body from shriveling up. Let's take... Continue Reading →

Pack it up, pack it in

I think it’s safe to say that most runners have difficulties packing for race day travel. I know I do. I always pack up everything I need in my duffel bag, then take it all out just to pack it up again. There have also been times where I’ve packed all my gear for a... Continue Reading →

Do you want a finisher’s medal?

While I was running in high school cross-country all I wanted to do was earn a medal. Of course I wanted to also place within the top 10 or so spots, but that medal meant a sense of accomplishment to me. I felt like anyone who had trained harder and smarter than the competition earned... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Resolution Check-in

Happy Monday to you all! It's time to get back into chipping away at the workweek ahead. We're only 8 days into the new year and that means that anyone who has made any New Year's diet or fitness resolutions should still be on track... right? If you are still on par with your resolutions,... Continue Reading →

Winter is Coming…

As the winter months slowly approach, it’s a great idea to start thinking about what to wear for colder weather. Let’s face it, running in cold temperatures suck, but if you have the right gear on it makes quite the difference. I couldn’t tell you how many times I’ve either worn the wrong clothing or... Continue Reading →

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