While we’re enjoying the long summer days, time at the beach, and all those yummy cookouts, it can be very easy to put off planning for the fall. However, now is the time to start thinking about your fall race schedule. You’ll beat price increases and have time to nail down your training schedule if you go ahead and put a race on the calendar now.
Early this summer, we got an email from a Cross Country Coach in Western Massachusetts. She was looking to inspire her runners. Little did she know, she also inspired us that day. Introducing Theresa Apple…
We asked our staff what they love to listen to when they run. Here is what they picked!
Until the first official day of Fall finally arrives (September 23rd, if you are curious!), we can’t escape the real feel 100+ degree Summer days. It can’t be escaped, but we can set ourselves up for a successful run by what we wear and how we recover.
When I first thought about the topic of success, my mind went directly to fitness goals and what it feels like to achieve them. Maybe that is because I am personally on a fitness journey after having a baby, but then I realized, prior to Lucy, I still found joy in celebrating small accomplishments surrounding an active lifestyle.
If you are not an early to rise person and want to become one, follow our tips and celebrate small successes until you get to that point. Let us help you become the Early Bird that Catches the Worm.
If you’re like me, you aren’t in the mood to eat much after a hot summer run. But it’s important to refuel! My solution: a post-run smoothie.
Smoothies are a great way to cool down while getting protein and carbohydrates into your system, which are so important for recovery. They also make it easy to work more fruits and vegetables into your diet.
Starting training today for the Crawlin’ Crab Half Marathon & 5K. Get your free training plan, and learn more about the race.
In Virginia Beach, we have about 8 months of warm weather and maybe 4 full months of cold. Instead of making excuses about the heat, you just need to embrace it!
Every year about this time, I hear the same thing: I hate running when it is so hot and humid. July and August are the worst months to run. But maybe that is because you are doing it wrong. — Read more from our race director, Jerry Frostick about summer running.