Stress and Running

There are many forms of stress in our lives as runners. Of course, we have the stress we place on our bodies when we run. But there are many other types of stress we need to account for to maximize our running potential. Here are some tips on how to properly account...

Bodyweight Exercise Routine

Maintaining your fitness at home Worried about losing all your hard-earned fitness while your gym is closed? If you can do this workout 2-3 times per week, it will go a long way toward maintaining your current fitness level. Minimal to no equipment needed, just some...

Garbage in Garbage out

As runners, we often expect a lot from our bodies. We head out for extended periods of time on the roads or the trails for our long runs. We push hard during intense speed sessions. We work hard in the weight room (hopefully!). Some days, our body responds well to...

What I learned from having Plantar Fasciitis

In May of 2019, I was unfortunate enough to get a pretty severe case of plantar fasciitis. I learned a lot from the experience, and thought I’d share some of it with you in hopes that I can help prevent you from making some of the same mistakes I made. I first noticed...

Post-race reflections

Congratulations to everyone that toed the line this past weekend at Chicago or Twin Cities or any other race. Often, just making it to the starting line of a marathon can be a challenge. Many of you enjoyed PR’s. Congratulations! You worked hard and your work paid...