Tag Archive: running

5 Tips to Stay Motivated When Not Training for a Race

No race, no problem!  Have you struggled with getting out the door consistently or staying motivated to run when you don’t have a race to train for?    Do you want to end the start-stop cycle of running so it’s not so hard to build back up and regain your fitness again?  Want to conquer… View Article...

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30-Minute Follow Along Treadmill Workout

  Run on a treadmill without being bored with this follow along episode!     In this invigorating session, our treadmill instructor coach Cat from our Spark Healthy Runner team will guide you through a high-energy routine that is specifically designed to help you get in a run even if you have to do it on… View Article...

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Treadmill Basics Before Your First Run Inside

Looking to start running on a treadmill? Look no further! Our treadmill instructor coach Cat from our Spark Healthy Runner team will  provide expert tips with everything you need to know to make sure you confidently navigate the world of treadmill workouts.     From understanding the different treadmill features to learning proper safety tips, we’ve… View Article...

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How to Return to Running Post ACL Surgery: Expert Tips

Are you eager to hit the road again after undergoing ACL surgery?   Imagine the satisfaction of returning to your favorite sport or activity, pain-free and stronger than ever.  It’s not going to be easy, but with dedication and the right approach, you can fully recover. You’ll be running again in no time!   In… View Article...

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Hamstring Injury to New York City Marathon Finisher!

  Have you been struggling with a nagging injury that left you depressed, defeated, and you thought you would have to defer the one time you got selected for the race of your dreams?  That is what Mary thought when she got selected for the New York City marathon lottery after she suffered a hamstring… View Article...

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Winter Running Gear from Head to Toe

Do you want to keep running during the cold winter months?   I have coach Whitney LaCombe from our Spark Healthy Runner coaching team from our Healthy Runner coaching team with me here today to share how you can dress for winter running success!   In this episode, coach Whitney shares what layers you need… View Article...

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Duane Celebrates 200 Episodes with Carolyn Coffin

200 episodes!!!  For the past 3 and a half years I’ve been bringing you the Healthy Runner video podcast without missing a week!  I have been showing up consistently each and every week because it is one of my greatest joys in my weekly routine!   In this episode, I share a special conversation with… View Article...

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I Did It! Sub 4 hours and a 23 Minute PR at the Cape Cod Marathon!

Last month, I ran my 3rd ever marathon in Falmouth Cape Cod and it was the best one yet! Grateful for the marathon journey that I have been on these past 2 years. In this detailed blog post, I share my deep dive reflection with you on how I executed nearly the perfect race day… View Article...

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Avoid These 5 Post-Marathon Mistakes

Have you just finished a marathon? If so, Congratulations!! You have accomplished something only less than 1% of the US population has done! A marathon is an incredible accomplishment and one that deserves some serious respect. Kudos to you!    This week, 50,000 people finished the NYC marathon and I am entering my 5th week… View Article...

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The Ultimate Guide to Running Recovery

Did you know that proper recovery is a key foundational concept for running success?  Many runners underestimate the importance of recovery, but it can make all the difference in your performance and injury prevention. In this Ultimate Recovery Guide for Running, you will learn the strategies that will allow your body to recover from all… View Article...

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