Workout Wednesday – Strides

This Workout Wednesday isn’t necessarily a workout, per se, but an addition you can make to any run to change it up a bit. By simply adding a few “strides” in, you work on both your aerobic threshold and anaerobic power. Some people call them “striders” or “pick ups”. We’ll go with strides. Those other people are wrong.

Workout Wednesday – Agility & DIY Ladder

Ready to work on your your agility and your arts and crafts skills? Here we go!

RUNaissance Mom shows us how to make our own agility ladder and several drills we can do with it. Why work on agility when most of us are training for speed and distance? Read more to learn the benefits of agility training. She put me through the gauntlet, and I have some work to do …

Workout Wednesday – Who Fartlek’d?

Admit it, you laugh when you read the word "fartlek". I don't, because I am a professional running coach. Who am I kidding? FARTlek! HAHAHA! "What is a fartlek?" you ask? Fartlek, which means "speed play" in Swedish, is a training method that blends continuous...

WORKOUT WEDNESDAY – Core strength

Runner or not, when the warmer weather arrives we all start thinking of trying to get tank top arms or rock hard abs. Abs may be made in the kitchen, but you still need to work on your core strength in the gym ... CLICK HERE TO Read more of RUNaissance Mom's Core...

Workout Wednesday – Hill Fun!

HILL FUN! Hill workouts are great for building strength, VO2 Max, and, of course, improving your efficiency running up hills. Trust me, you WILL encounter hills in races and in your daily training runs. Why not build up strength to make you stronger, faster and turn...