Tag Archive: beginner runner

How to Start Running

[Download] How to Start Running Blueprint If you’re looking to start running but don’t know where to begin, you’ve come to the right place! Running is a fantastic way to boost your fitness, improve your mental well-being, and enjoy the great outdoors.   If you’re looking to kickstart your running journey, coach Cat from our… View Article...

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7 Foam Roller Exercises for Runner Recovery

Want to know what you should be doing after your runs to optimize recovery?    Have you ever felt like your muscles are tight, legs are heavy, or you have a knot that just needs to be released?   Foam rolling can help increase blood flow, stimulate your nervous system, and allow you to release… View Article...

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Marathon Training Mistakes to Avoid

  [Download] How to Grow as a Runner 6-Step Framework   Are you about to embark on marathon training?  This could be your first marathon, or you could be an experienced marathoner but you are still looking for ways to either crush a PR by running faster or actually complete the marathon training cycle without… View Article...

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Unlocking My Fastest Half Marathon Time in 7 years

In this blog, I share my journey to unlocking my fastest half marathon time in 7 years at the Hamden Fest Half Marathon. I’ll take you through the training process, nutrition, and mindset that helped me achieve this goal.    Firstly, I started by creating a training plan that was tailored to my current fitness… View Article...

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Finding Gratitude Through Running Injury

  ​​If you are an often-injured runner or if you just suffered your first injury that has put you on the sidelines after years of being a durable runner you will want to listen to this story to provide you the inspiration you need!   Stefanie Flippin is a professional ultrarunner at lululemon, coach, and… View Article...

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How to Choose the Right Marathon Training Plan

Are you ready to take on the ultimate challenge of running a marathon?  Planning to train for it but confused about which training plan to choose? With so many options out there, it can get overwhelming to decide which one is the perfect fit for you.    Well, worry not! In this video, we’ll take… View Article...

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Ask Duane! Runner Submitted Questions Answered

The running related questions you submitted regarding injuries, recovery, strength training, and running that you wanted to know more about are answered!    Listen to the Podcast Episode during your next run!       WATCH THE LIVE VIDEO VERSION BELOW! We cover all of this and more in this episode!   – Massage guns… View Article...

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How to Train Hills

Struggling to run up hills or want to learn more about how you can add hill training for running into your next training cycle?   Do you want to get stronger for running uphill or are wondering what muscles you should strengthen for hill training?   Elisabeth Scott is marathoner, coach, answer seeker, and owner… View Article...

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How to do an Easy Run

Want to unlock your greatest potential as a runner?    It is quite simple…learn how to master the easy run!   In this episode, coach LaToya Felton from our Spark Healthy Runner coaching team provides you with a master class on the single most important run you need to implement into your training on a… View Article...

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Mantras and Mental Strategies for Race Day

Struggling to stay mentally strong during your race?  Do you want to leverage your mental tools in your toolbox to maintain a strong mind during your training so you can execute the perfect race day strategy?   Chris McClung is a 2:45 marathoner, running coach, co-owner of Rogue Running and host of the Running Rogue… View Article...

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