Training

Go With The Flow! Exercise May Reduce Period Pain

One study shows that movement may decrease menstrual discomfort. Here’s why that could be true. There’s something about your period that can turn even the toughest ultrarunner among us into a cliché of a Cathy cartoon: lying on the sofa all day, crying at those ASPCA commercials and eating enough ice cream to trigger your […]

Sara Vaughn Knows Running, Pregnancy, and Comebacks

Soon to be a mom of four, the elite athlete and real estate agent shares eight pearls of wisdom from her experiences training (or not!) through it all. Two years ago, Sara Vaughn captured the attention and admiration of running fans across the country when she overtook six women in the final lap of the […]

Do You Have an Unhealthy Relationship With Running?

Sometimes we need a little bit of time to contemplate our feelings about running. Here’s how to make sure you are the perfect match. You already know that running has a whole host of physical, mental and emotional benefits: It can make you fitter, stronger and happier, to name a few. But is it possible […]

Ask the Experts: Long Runs and Healthy Hamstrings

This month, Women’s Running experts chime in on how far to run during the buildup to goal races, why consistency in training is important, and how to keep those hamstrings happy. How long should my longest run be before a goal race? When building up for races—no matter the distance—it’s important to incorporate a long run. This […]

Don’t Get Spooked by the Gear: Runners Can Become Triathletes

In part two of a series, learn about the equipment you’ll need to try multisport events. Missed part one? Read it here. So, you’ve made the decision to try events that include swimming, cycling, and running. Now it’s time to consider the gear you’ll need to complete your goal. Don’t run away, yet. Gear talk […]

Hurts So Good? Know What Kind of Pain You’re Feeling on the Run

Don’t be afraid—discomfort might seem like your worst enemy, but it can actually be your greatest ally. Running and pain typically go hand in hand. Many people abandon or avoid running altogether for this very reason. But pain isn’t something to fear. In fact, pain can be a good thing (up to a point). Unlike […]

Spring Training? Use These 5 Simple Workouts to Get Faster Now

Get excited for the spring racing season by injecting speed training into your routine today. Spring is (finally) around the corner. For runners, this usually means one thing: the start of a new racing season. If you haven’t already started incorporating speed training into your regimen, now is the time. But even if you don’t […]

Race at the Silo District Marathon

April 28, 2019 The Silo District Marathon is an annual 5K, Half Marathon, and Marathon race hosted by Magnolia and held in Waco, Texas! Just a few perks you can look forward to: This USATF-certified race is a Boston Marathon qualifier All race profits will be donated to the fight against cancer There will be […]

All You Need Is 8 Weeks To Prep For Your First 10K

A Perfect 10 If, as a coach, I could have only one piece of information to use in assessing a runner’s fitness or ability, it would be a recent 10K race time. More than any other competitive distance, the 10K balances the qualities of speed and endurance that every runner needs to succeed at any distance. For the same […]

Why Athletes Continue to Turn to CBD Oil from cbdMD for Inflammation

  Although CBD was first discovered in 1940, the passing of the 2018 Farm bill has pushed CBD into mainstream favor. With this newfound popularity, there has been an influx of interest in CBD amongst professional and casual athletes seeking natural relief for pain and inflammation. cbdMD, a premium CBD oil company that focuses on […]