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...
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...
How Many Miles a Week Should I Run?

How Many Miles a Week Should I Run?

  What you can learn from elite marathoner Ryan Hall You signed up for a race …  so you wonder: how many miles a week should I run to reach my goal? A weekly or monthly mileage target seems like a logical place to begin laying out your training schedule. But is...
Manifesto For Healthy Running

Manifesto For Healthy Running

How many runners do you know who have some kind of injury or issue that’s preventing them from running right now? I can always think of at least a half-dozen people who have said to me recently, “Oh, I’d love to run, but I can’t because of...
Will Your Running Thrive During the Holidays?

Will Your Running Thrive During the Holidays?

Don’t let your running languish over the holidays; instead, THRIVE during the holidays  Last month, I wrote about the importance of self-compassion for creating a running practice that meshes seamlessly with your life, your energy, your busy schedule and...
How Not to Lose Your Running Fitness In the Off Season

How Not to Lose Your Running Fitness In the Off Season

Four stress-free strategies for running through the holidays Having recently wrapped up another season of running retreats and workshops, I’m looking forward to a season at home. Yet, as the weather cools, the days shorten and holiday preparations begin, it...