A Multi Purpose Speed Workout plus Armour39 Giveaway

Multi Purpose Workout

As most runners know, doing some kind of speed training can really help your race times improve.  Interval training can improve your VO2 Max, increase your lactate threshold, correct your form, and is an important part of your strategy to improve your overall running performance. Many speed workouts are goal specific. Generally speaking, your speed […]

5 Tips for Running Faster at Any Race Distance

Running Faster

Whether you’re training for a 5k, running a half marathon, trying to qualify for Boston, or just aiming to improve your running, if you are like many runners you’d like to be able to run faster. There are some hard and fast truths about running. Certain things that, no matter what distance you are training […]

Hiking to the Summit. And Other Fun Stuff

Big Bear

Snow Summit that is. In Big Bear. Hiking to the Summit Alan and I went back up to Big Bear over the weekend to visit our friend Cheryl, who lives about a quarter of a mile from Snow Summit, the big ski area there. Obviously there is no skiing going on right now, but the […]

3 Hill Workouts to Get Faster and Stronger

Runners Bucket List

As we move into our second phase of pre-season cross country season, hill workouts are an important part of our training. They should be a part of your plan too. Depending upon your own goals, there are several types of hill workouts that provide different benefits. Here are three workouts that should be a part […]

Weekly Update and Exciting News about In Refresh

Ignite Naturals

A little over a year ago, I was sent a tub of In Refresh Electrolytes to review here on the blog. At the time I was impressed with the fact that the product, which is made by Ignite Naturals, was made from real fruit, had no processed sugars, no GMOs, and no artificial ingredients or […]