Energy Gel Taste Test Comparison

For many of us, energy gel is the, uh, ‘glue’ that holds our long runs together. You might have a special place in your heart for a certain brand or … Continue Reading →


Heart Rate Monitors Plain and Simple

You don’t have to be a gearhead to jump – or run – into the world of heart rate monitors. Today’s market offers a great selection of sleek and simple … Continue Reading →


Should You Cross-Train?

If you want to run harder and race faster, you need to run more… right? Maybe. But sometimes when you increase your running mileage or intensity too much you increase … Continue Reading →


Five Signs of Runner Overtraining

Overtraining can lead to injury, burnout and impaired performance, so avoiding it is especially crucial for competitive runners with serious goals.  Here are five signs of overtraining: 1. Your body … Continue Reading →


Running Resolutions in Limbo?

If you’re having trouble sticking with your running resolutions, check out this blog from Brooks on How to Reboot Your Running Resolutions. They offer up some fixes and suggestions for … Continue Reading →


Maintaining Muscle Endurance during Time Off from Running

If you’re a sprinter and you take a handful of weeks off, you’ll likely experience less of a performance hit than a distance runner. This is because your speed and … Continue Reading →


Hydration and Cold Weather Running

Ever wonder how the dry, cold days this time of year impact your hydration levels? After all, breathing in the dry air causes us to lose more water through our … Continue Reading →


Marathon Recovery Tips

You just did 26.2 – congrats on making it to the finish line. Whether it was your first or your 51st, make sure you know what to do to take … Continue Reading →


Upper Body Strength for Runners

When you think ‘elite runner,’ the words ‘super buff upper bod’ probably aren’t the first that come to mind. But adding upper body strength training can be a key step … Continue Reading →


Cross Training to Stay Fit Through Injury

Picture this: you’ve just heard these dreaded words from your doctor: ‘You need to take time off from running.’ Blerg! Maybe it’s shin splints, a stress fracture, runner’s knee or … Continue Reading →


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