PR’s (Personal Records) Are Important!

PR’s (Personal Records) Are Important!

No, we are not talking about public relations. We’re talking about personal records. It is invigorating to hit a “PR!” Whether you were squatting, weightlifting, running a 5K that washed your car faster than you ever have. Understanding your level of...

How Zumba® Made Me a Better Runner

As they say, you have to walk before you can run. Five years ago, I never thought I would run much less “be a runner.” Never thought I’d be a Zumba® Instructor either. And I certainly never thought I could lose 80+ lbs. Walking was the beginning of...
5 Essential Tips for Older Rookie Runners

5 Essential Tips for Older Rookie Runners

Am I Too Old to Start Running? Nope. You are not too old to start running. If you’re 40, 50, 60 or 70+ you can learn to run, and enjoy it. The trick is to start where you are, and to have realistic expectations. Before you do anything, get approval from your doctor....

How Five Months in the Gym Changed My Running

Throughout the last 4 and a half years that I have been running, I have not really incorporated any type of cross-training. For a brief time I did PiYo and Focus T25, as well as a random hot yoga class here and there. But nothing that was a regular routine. I would...
A Runner’s Favorite Question: Why Do You Run?

A Runner’s Favorite Question: Why Do You Run?

When I was asked “Why do you run?” for as long as I can remember, my answer was “Because I can.” I remember running around the block with my dad when I was little, and that led me to joining track in high school.  I ran the quarter and the...