Cross-Training for Runners: 6 Critical Do’s and Don’ts

There’s a reason cross-training for runners is mentioned in most online training programs and running books. Despite a runner’s love of racking up the miles, to be a strong and more injury-proof runner, it’s a good idea to mix up the training.  You don’t have to sign...

Training for a 10K: A Schedule that Works for Everyone

You might be a somewhat new runner who has already conquered a few 5k races. You’re ready to take it to the next level. A 10k might feel intimidating because it’s twice the distance. However, we’ve got you covered with a 10k training plan that can work for any...

How to Beat IT Band Pain for Good

One of the most dreaded injuries for any runner could easily be ITBS, the short name for iliotibial band syndrome. Coming from personal experience, it’s not a fun diagnosis. I was deep in training for my very first marathon when I had my own run-in with IT band pain....

10 Benefits of Running According to Science

Not only is running a fun sport but science shows that the benefits of running far exceed just the pleasure of being outside engaged in physical activity. From a decreased risk of cancer to more and better sleep, running can help you make significant improvements in...

Can Running and Rock Climbing Coexist? 

Running and climbing are vastly different sports. Yet many runners are avid climbers and vice versa. Do you fit into this group? If so, how do you balance running and climbing? Or do you think about that at all?  The reasons you choose to run may vary widely but one...