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Tips for Winter Running

When it’s cold outside, take some extra precautions when running. Complete a 10-15 minute full body warm up indoors before you run. Raise the body temperature to a “light sweat” and elevate the heart rate before you head out. Dress like it is 10-15 degrees warmer than the actual temperature....

Tips for Running in the Rain

Struggling to lace up your running shoes and get those miles in during some less-than-ideal conditions? Is the forecast calling for some rain during your scheduled long run this weekend? Sometimes things really can look worse through your window. If you are dressed appropriately, staying safe and maintain a positive...

Stretches for Runners

It is really important to incorporate a full body stretching routine after your workouts and runs. Taking the five to ten minutes post-workout can really help decrease your risk for injury and soreness. You are more prone to injury if you stretch before your workouts. These stretches should be completed...

Back Stretches

Many of us suffer from lower and upper back pain. This may be from strenuous workouts, looking down at your phone or computer screen, driving in your vehicle or improper form while running. Use these exercises to stretch out the back and focus on your breathing. Hold each stretch for...

Breathing Tips for Runners

Many of my new and existing clients comment that they struggle with their breathing during their runs on their own. I especially find this to be a common concern in my introductory classes, as the number one reason that individuals haven’t enjoyed running on their own. Here are some of...

Don’t let this hold you back.

By 9:00 this morning, I was driving to meet my husband to drop off my vehicle for maintenance. Although I was annoyed that I had to take my van into the shop, I was grateful that we both have the flexible schedules to be able to do things like this...

Let’s talk …. vacation running

Let’s talk …. vacation running!!! Didn’t happen. My running shoes were packed. All the extra clothes and gear were packed. I had all the time available in my mornings. But I just wasn’t feeling it. I haven’t ran in almost a week. I’ve never taken a week off (or even...

No More Arm Jiggle Workout

A lot of my clients have expressed an interest in working on that beautiful arm jiggle that we are all blessed with. I love working the shoulders, but those upper arms can sure be tricky. Tank top and bathing suit season is upon us now. So, let’s get busy! I...

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