3 Lies that Beginner Runners Should Ignore

New runners have every reason to be excited – there’s no doubt that running has the potential to change your life.

Beginner Runners

Just look at the benefits:

  • Better overall health
  • More strength
  • Higher cardiovascular fitness
  • Increased confidence
  • You look better

The Thrill of Being a New Runner (and a bonus podcast!)

Starting to run is an exciting time to be alive – like your first day of college or having your first child.

Beginner Running

Just think back to when you started running…

The endorphins. The rush of beginning a new sport …

Podcast #11: The Big Q&A Episode on Consistency, Increasing Motivation, and More

When I started running, I had a million questions – most of them about those weird looking short shorts.

As you can see, now I embrace them:

Introducing… The Year of Fundamentals

Happy 2017! This is going to be YOUR year… when you finally break out and achieve more than what you first thought possible.

running fundamentals

Every year on the Strength Running blog, I announce a theme. This helps guide my …

Master Your Mental Training with Dr. Justin Ross

Isn’t it funny how runners usually focus all their energy on training – when their psychology is arguably a lot more important?

mental training

The great Yogi Berra quote is about baseball, but it might as well be:

Baseball is 90%

Q&A with Coach: Why do I keep getting injured if I’m strength training?

A few years ago, I went down the injury rabbit hole:

  • Bought and devoured over 10 running books in less than two months (my recommendations)
  • Attended a “Yoga for Injury Prevention” class (waste of time)
  • Surveyed tens

How Lara Redefined Success and Became More Confident and Consistent

Runners often look at success in terms of numbers – like a new personal best or distance covered.

But that leaves out many others aspects of success. For Lara – a runner I’m going to introduce you to today …

Finding Adventure with Ultra-Endurance Pro Travis Macy

I’ve said before that running is the best way to experience the world. Adventure awaits any runner willing to explore…

Your Discount Ticket to Anywhere…

When I was heading into 5th grade, I entered a summer reading contest to see how many pages I could read before school began.

Before you laugh about how nerdy I was, let’s consider the prize for winning: a …

Behind the Scenes: Listen to a Coaching Call on How to Run a Faster Marathon

Have you ever ran a long race – like a half-marathon or marathon? If so, you know how hard they can be…

marathon wall

Over the last 11 months, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing many Team Strength Running members run …