We made it to the new year! If you’re anything like me, you’re probably still adjusting back into real life while dusting off a trail of cookie crumbs, Christmas tree needles, and wrapping paper behind you.
If Santa ignored all those holiday gift guides you sent him, and your healthy wishlist remains unfulfilled, I have some ideas for some self-care gifts to treat yourself, and to help you transition into a healthy new year.
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If drinking more water and not taking yourself too seriously are your New Year’s Resolutions, you can kill two birds with one stone.
What gets measured gets managed. Yes, we all have the apps, but there is something refreshing about recording your progress with a pen and paper. Achieve all those New Year’s fit resolutions with a health-focused planner.
What you eat is as important as how you train. If you want to eat healthier and fuel your runs properly in the new year, this Runner’s World cookbook has got you covered.
If you need a boost of daily motivation to kick off the new year, try this run calendar to inspire you all year long.
If your new year’s resolution is to read more books, Atomic Habits will help you build sustainable, healthy habits in the new year. I’m reading this now and loving it! Kick those bad habits and build new habits to achieve all your goals in life.
If you are striving for moderation in the new year, this wine glass will help you balance running and wine.
In this blog post I cover the six Fs of running, the fundamentals, or the rundamentals. We go in depth on running Form, Fuel, Fit, Foam Rolling, Fast, and Far to improve your running skills.
If you are relying on will power to achieve your goals, there’s a more effective way! Skill Power is a concept I heard about recently from Al Switzler in his Ted Talk regarding behavior change. In this blog post we explore the skills you can work to develop to make healthy living a habit.
I went to the Shine influencer event at the IDEA World fitness convention prepared to learn about fitness, marketing, programming, and nutrition, but ended up learning three unlikely lessons that taught me something new about myself.
Read more about the workouts I tried at the IDEA World fitness convention in Anaheim, California; the good, the challenging, and the sweaty.
I had the privilege of sitting in on an intimate lunch seminar at the IDEA World fitness convention with the founder of Precision Nutrition, John Berardi. He spoke about popular diets and how they seem different on the surface, but if you dig a bit deeper you’ll discover that when executed in a healthy way, these diets have more in common than differences. In this blog post I share what I learned about popular diets, and qualities of an effective diet.
Running in the heat can feel suffocating, but it doesn’t have to stifle your running progress. Follow these quick summer running tips for before, during, and after your run in the heat. Run smart and consistently this summer and watch your pace soar for fall race training season.
Are stuck running indoors this summer while trying to beat the summer heat? Take advantage of indoor running with these three treadmill workouts to train to run faster this summer.
If you want to figure out how many calories to eat per day, online calculators and formulas can produce wildly different results. In this blog post I’ll show you why experimentation with calories and making outcome-based decisions is the most effective way to individualize your nutrition needs.
If you’ve plateaued in your workout performance or strength gains, progressive overload may be the missing link. Your body adapts to the training demands you place on it. If you don’t give your body a new reason to adapt (get stronger and faster) then it won’t. In this blog post learn how to create a progressive overload so that you continually see progress as a result of your workouts.
In this blog post I cover the five essential strength exercises that every runner needs to do to run faster, stronger, and help avoid injuries.