Weight Loss for Marathon Runners

Running is a very accessible way to get fit, lose weight and provide an outlet for your competitive urges and, for a large proportion of runners, the marathon is the … Read more

Stephen’s 2014 Running Goals

I am a huge fan of setting goals for my personal running endeavors.  The thing about goal setting is that while it is not realistic to be 100% successful all … Read more

Does Ultra Running Cause Heart Damage?

It seems reasonable to assume endurance athletes face risks from putting extreme pressure on their bodies.  Prolonged physical stress and strain can easily go beyond the body’s limits, and it’s … Read more

How to Build Mental Strength

Building physical strength is relatively easy.  You can train for endurance and build your cardiovascular abilities by adding more time and distance to your runs.  Strength training and cross-training help … Read more

Benefits of Running vs. Walking

If you want to start a quick argument, tell an avid runner that walking one mile and running one mile have the exact same fitness and health benefits.  This is … Read more

How to Run a Race in the Heat

Many of the races that you will find in your local area, whether they are full marathons or shorter 5k or 10k races, are held in the sunny summer and … Read more

How to Treat Runner’s Knee

Injuries are the dark side of the running hobby that we all enjoy so much.  While running is a great way to keep your body in shape, keep your mind … Read more

How to Run a 5k with Kids

Running has become a hot new favorite sport for families with children of all ages.  Whether you are rolling tots in a stroller or taking stride with your older kids, … Read more