Finding a Fresh Start at a Running Retreat in Spain

Finding a Fresh Start at a Running Retreat in Spain

After months of preparation, I was finally heading to Spain. And not a moment too soon. I’d been longing to travel abroad in order to regain my equilibrium. Events of the previous several months had ungrounded me. Not only was I deeply affected by the political...
How Running Posture Affects More Than Your Gait

How Running Posture Affects More Than Your Gait

Your posture greatly influences the quality of your running. From lessening your chance of getting shin splints, protecting your knees to preventing cramps, posture matters a lot to runners. And as I’ve written about here, even slight tweaks to your posture can...
7 Ways Mindfulness Improves Your Running

7 Ways Mindfulness Improves Your Running

You know how running makes your body stronger, builds fitness and makes you feel great. The tricky part, however, is knowing just how much running is enough to create the best results. Run too much or too intensely, and you risk overtraining or injury. Running...
Is Mindfulness a Runner’s Secret Weapon?

Is Mindfulness a Runner’s Secret Weapon?

When a recent magazine article called mindfulness an athlete’s “secret weapon,” I just about lost it. Weaponizing mindfulness? Really? This headline is a symptom of a larger issue in the running industry. Everywhere you look, articles, videos and books about running...
Should I Go On a Running Retreat?

Should I Go On a Running Retreat?

Does going on a running retreat sound like something you’d love to do, but consider it a luxury or self-indulgent? When there’s so much get done, deadlines to meet and people depending on you, leaving it all behind for a week to run along beaches and in the mountains...