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Insights and wisdom from lifelong runners with a mission to educate and motivate individuals to make small changes each day to live healthier lives and to have fun while doing it.

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Using the 4Cs to Run the Best Mile of Your Life

As many of you know, a mile is a little more than 4 laps around a standard track. When I was competing in track and cross country at the Pennsylvania…

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Using the 4Cs to Run the Best Mile of Your Life

As many of you know, a mile is a little more than 4 laps around a standard track. When I was competing in track and cross country at the Pennsylvania…

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Ego Training

The Hardest Type of Training There is one type of training that is the most difficult. Even though it is the most challenging, it can help you stay injury free,…

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Adding Hills to Your Training –

Go UP! Hill workouts are a great way to improve your running performance. By running up hills, you gain strength in your muscles which is difficult to achieve with flat-land…

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Mental Strategies for Race Day

Race day can be stressful and fun all mixed up with race jitters and excitement.  While I am all about being present in the moment, there are times when looking…

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Running Relationships: How to Find and Maintain Your Perfect Match

Whether you wish to find a running group or a consistent running partner, here are some tips to help you find the perfect match. How to find a running partner…

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4 Steps to Reaching Your Running Goal in the New Year

Happy New Year!  Let’s do something a little different this year. Let’s choose a running goal that makes our heart sing and then go for it. When we narrow down…

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Chasing Away the Winter Blues

Even though December has the shortest amount of daylight and is usually the busiest time of year, we can still totally enjoy and have fun. Here are some ideas. Make…

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Fall Trail Running

Fall is a great time to get out on the trails to walk or run.  As you explore the beautiful trails in our area, keep in mind these tips. Trail…

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3-Minute Core

We hear a lot about having a strong core, but why do we need one?  If you think about it, if we don’t have any muscle in our torso area,…

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Planning for Fall and Winter Training

Let’s Get Ready The transition from fun, summer workouts to interesting fall and winter workouts can sometimes be challenging.  Here are some ideas to help you prepare (and keep the…

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Stretch It!

Flexibility is a key component to fitness, feeling youthful, and staying active throughout your life. The perfect time to stretch is anytime you have a minute or two during the…

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Summer Runner Traveling Tips

Summer traveling doesn’t need to ruin your training.  With a little planning, you can make this your fittest summer yet. Plan your training: When planning your trip, block out periods…

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