Fall in Love with Running this Autumn
As experienced runners like myself can attest to, running is an acquired taste—something that becomes more enjoyable with time. Unfortunately, some individuals run a handful of times before deciding that it's not for them. I faced the same struggles when I took up...
Tips for Beginner Runners
Beginning back in the late spring of 2018 when I decided I wanted to run the Chicago Marathon, my very first marathon, I endeavored to learn as much as I could to run safely. I am currently preparing for my second Chicago Marathon in October, but my goal of pain-free...
Beat the Heat with These Outdoor Running Tips
I am training for my second Chicago Marathon which will be run in October. That means training in the summer, which is fun because it’s in the sun but challenging because of the heat and humidity. Sunshine triggers the release of serotonin in your brain, which in turn...
Running Has Technique – How Important is it?
As experienced runners can attest to, excellent running technique is a must for those who wish to get the most out of their workouts and feel their best; it's a means of boosting one's conditioning and preventing the joints and bones from sustaining damage. To...
Do Foam Rollers Help Runners?
Foam rolling. Does it actually work? Is it just a way of passing time? Could it look any more awkward? Professional runners swear by foam rolling as a way to boost performance, flexibility, and reduce muscle soreness. But is there scientific evidence to back these...
The Value of Team Sports
The interplay of individuals on a sports team can provide players lifelong skills, such as how to interact with others and not be selfish. When one works with others on a team, he or she learns that when the team wins, everyone succeeds.
Health Benefits of Long Distance Running Infographic
First Marathon Infographic
Why Your Child Should Lose Every Once in a While
In this age of “everyone gets a trophy,” we can prepare our children to be well-rounded adults by helping them learn the valuable lessons that winning and losing can teach them.
Why You Should Get Your Family Involved in Sports
Being active, making new friends, and finding a passion in the game was what it was all about amongst my friends. But it was more than that with respect to organized youth sports; it was also a family thing back then. It should be the same now.