Running



How to Start Running Regularly

How to Start Running Regularly

Follow these 5 steps to making running a habit.

How to Design a Half marathon Training Schedule

How to Design a Half marathon Training Schedule

Want to run a half marathon but not sure how to structure your training plan? Well keep reading and we'll tell you what key pieces of a Half Marathon Training plan are.

Should I stretch before or after I run?

Should I stretch before or after I run?

When I started running cross country in high school, we always stretched as a team before practices and games. After races, it was up to us to cooldown and stretch on our own, which sent the message that stretching after running wasn’t as important. Fast forward 20 years and stretching has been a hotly debated topic for at least two decades.

The latest researchers (mostly) agree that the most important thing is to stretch when your muscles are warm. For me, this means a half- to a full-mile warm-up and then some static...


Whole30 Taco Tuesday Without Processed Carbs? Sweet Potato!

Whole30 Taco Tuesday Without Processed Carbs? Sweet Potato!

In this recipe, sweet potato takes the place of dairy and tortilla in Taco Tuesday. I microwave the s.p. in plastic wrap for 5 minutes until soft, peel, and mash one on the bottom of my bowl. 

How often should I take energy gels or hydration?

We’ve written a couple posts explaining the differences between energy liquids and tablets and gels, chews, and bars. Now that you’ve decided what you want to take, how do you know when to take it?

A good rule of thumb is that you don’t need to take anything unless you’ll be running for more than an hour. If you’re going out for a long run or race, then you should take your gel/chews around 45-60 minutes in. Everyone is different, so it could take anywhere from 5-15 minutes for you to start feeling the effects (you...