Whether you’re training for your first marathon or your 10th, the weekly long run likely comes with a lot of angst. How fast should you run your long runs? How many long runs should you do? And, finally, how long should your longest run be? Most conventional marathon training plans call for peaking with a […]
Women’s Health Action Hero Alexis Demirjian shares her passion and commitment to ending hunger across America through the magazine’s annual RUN 10 FEED 10 initiative, and talks about what inspires her to run and lead a healthy life. Listen to the full podcast below or click here for the direct link.
Now that we’re just a few short days away from official fall, some autumn-specific issues are cropping up all at once. It’s below 40 degrees in the morning and super dark. My allergies are kicking up a notch with all the yellow ragweed in bloom everywhere. And did I mention the wind? Thankfully, we at […]
Settling on a training plan, making travel arrangements for destination races, and just fitting runs into our busy schedules – it’s normal for running to make our heads spin from time to time. However, if running actually gives you a headache that’s a cause for concern. For most runners, running eases headaches and other pains […]
The other day, I came across 15 superfoods for fall, and it struck me all walkers and runners should add these ingredients to their shopping lists. Here are my 10 favorite foods from the list, as well as some tasty recipes combining these powerful ingredients. Note: we’ve covered nutritional information about some of these foods in the past, […]
Whether it’s a race on Halloween weekend, an 80’s or superhero-themed fun run, or an event in a theme park, you may be tempted to swap your regular running gear for a fun costume. Racing in costume is a great way to add extra flair to your race day experience. Costumes are fantastic conversation starters […]
I stopped buying brand name detergents about a year ago. At first, I made my own laundry detergent purely to save money. Then, I got hooked. Over time, I learned more about the chemical ingredients that go into most conventional laundry detergent mixes and had some serious concerns from a health and environmental standpoint. The […]