Stuck in a rut with your running? Sometimes it feels like you are constantly training yet never getting any faster. You’re running regularly and keeping on track with your weekly mileage goals, but are you training at the correct intensity and incorporating the right recovery into your plan?
Things get real when you’re training for a marathon. Like, really real. You often spend long hours on the road or trail, just you and your lonesome. Unless you’re lucky enough to have a training partner, you can go a bit crazy out there! Normally what happens on the road, stays on the road, but today I’m taking you through a real-life account of the weird thoughts that go through my head when I’m on a training run.
SPRING! It’s right around the corner! You know what that means? It means it’s time to bust out those running shoes and get your heart pumping as you train to reach this year’s goals. What are your goals this year? Is this the year you run your first half marathon?? Are you aiming for finishing in under 2 hours?! Well if so, then continue reading because I’m about to take you through tips for race day success, the health benefits you will reap from incorporating running into your health and wellness routine, and a training program to get you off the couch and out the door! I not only ran cross country and track in high school, but I’ve also ran races from 5 miles all the way up to 26.2, with my first attempt at the ultra distance 50K coming this summer! (Hopefully! -Stay tuned for that!) I’ve been there; I’ve mastered my nutritional needs to keep my energy levels up, and I’ve figured out the training technique to reach my weekly goals while staying injury free! Now I’m here to help YOU reach your goals and keep you healthy in the process. Ready for this? You can do this. No, we can do this!