Tag Archive: marathon tips

5 Ways to End Shin Splint Pain Forever

    Got shin splints?  Here’s how to beat them!   Are you frustrated that every time you try to run faster or run longer you get tightness or pain in your shin?   Would you like to learn the best shin splint exercises to relieve anterior shin splints or medial tibial stress syndrome in… View Article...

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Strength Training as Power Training for Running

Strength training is one of the most important ingredients in growing as a runner and is also one of the most misunderstood and inconsistent forms of training for many runners.     Jason Fitzgerald is a running coach, founder of the strength running podcast, website, and YouTube channel.  Jason and I chat about all things… View Article...

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How to Eat Like a Runner

Wondering which food is best for running or what foods will make you a faster runner?   In this episode, coach Brooke, RDN from Intentful Nutrition and our Spark Healthy Runner coaching team provides valuable need to know information when it comes to our nutrition as runners.   Listen to the Podcast Episode during your… View Article...

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How to Build a Solid Foundation for Your Race with Base Training

Have you ever trained for a race, whether it is a 5k, half marathon, or marathon and you think you did something wrong in the training?  You either didn’t hit your time goal or worse you got injured and you just feel like your training was off…It was not right for you…maybe you are not… View Article...

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Running Safety

Runners must plan and have strategies in place for general running safety, weather, terrain, night time, and female specific safety considerations while getting in those mental clearing miles.   In this episode, Coach Cat from our Spark Healthy Runner coaching team provides valuable actionable (running safety 101) tips that all runners can implement as part… View Article...

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How to overcome plantar fasciitis as a runner

Plantar Fasciitis can be frustrating for all types of runners.  Nicole is one of those runners who got foot pain after recovering from a knee injury when she attempted to run a 5k and then walk around the city of Chicago while on a vacation with her family.    Like many runners, this was not… View Article...

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What are Long Runs

It doesn’t matter if you are training for a 5k, 10k, half marathon, or marathon, the long run is a key ingredient to getting faster and stronger as a runner so you can run longer!   In this deep dive training, coach Whitney LaCombe from our Healthy Runner coaching team, explains exactly how to execute… View Article...

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Plantar Fasciitis Fix in 5 Steps

  Want to relieve your foot pain when running?  Have you tried to rest, ice, and stopped running but every time you try to increase your mileage again your pain just comes back?   Trying to get over plantar fasciitis as a runner can be overwhelming.   I have a 5-step plan on how to… View Article...

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Ten Tips to Go From Road to Trail

Have you thought about dipping your toe into trail running but you just don’t know where to start?   Kim Senechal is back on the Healthy Runner Podcast and she is going to provide you with 10 tips to go from road to trails in this trail running for beginners training!     Kim is… View Article...

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What Is Running Cadence?

You may run into the term “stride rate” or “cadence“. What are all these jargon about? Cadence or “stride rate” refers to how many times the feet hit the ground per minute. What’s an “ideal” stride rate. Is there a magic number? Why? The short answer, 180 is a “magic number”, as you’re spinning the… View Article...

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