"It's just a matter of understanding what's necessary and disciplining yourself to do it." –Arthur Lydiard

Inspiring Words from Coaches Who Know

As athletes, we’ve all had coaches who stood above the rest and inspired us to become not just better athletes but better individuals. For those of you now training on your own, we wanted to pass on a little inspiration from top coaches to get the heart stirring.   “You… 

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Healthy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without a pumpkin pie. But it’s important to be aware that some slices have over 300 calories, even when the pie is sliced into 12 pieces. And that tragically doesn’t even include the whipped cream or the ice cream. So we set out to find a… 

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Tips to help build your lungs and heart so you can run faster and easier.

Breathing Tips for Runners: An Infographic

One of the first complaints you experience as a beginning runner is shortness of breath. It’s as though your lungs just can’t keep up with your feet and your heart is pumping like crazy, trying to maintain the pace. And that is when you start thinking you just may not… 

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How Yoga Makes You A Better Runner

How Yoga Makes You a Better Runner: Poses for Runners

Let’s take a look at the benefits of including yoga in your regular cross training routine. While practicing yoga builds strength and flexibility in areas like the core, hamstrings, quads, and hip flexors, yoga poses also help to improve mental endurance. Plus, according to Runner’s World, “Studies have shown that… 

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