Madeline Strandemo on Mental Fitness, Training through COVID, and the Steeplechase

Running during COVID times has certainly presented new challenges for all of us. Today, we talk with pro runner Madeline Strandemo about how she keeps herself in the game, both physically and mentally.

Madeline Standemo

I think we can all agree …

How Ultra Runner Lisa Tamati Goes All-in, Stays Mentally Tough, and Confronts Pre-Race Anxiety

Mental toughness is a prized mental fitness skill among endurance runners. And Lisa Tamati, one of New Zealand’s best endurance athletes, shows that it helps in all areas of life.

Lisa Tamati

As athletes, we intentionally put ourselves in mentally …

The Big Hydration Episode, with Sports Scientist Andy Blow

We all know know that running hard makes us sweat, especially in hot and humid weather. But how much do you really understand about its impact on your performance?

Sweat and hydration

Our bodies naturally sweat to keep us cool during physical …

Amelia Boone on Battling Your Inner Critic, the Nuances of Confidence, and Improving Self-Talk

The most successful runners are usually those athletes who can weather storms: the storm of injury, the storm of a global pandemic, or the storm of personal challenges. Anti-fragility is an asset.

Amelia Boone

Strength Running helps you pursue your running …

Dr. Cindra Kamphoff on Managing Fear and Reframing Adversity

What would you do differently if you knew that your biggest growth opportunities are during times of adversity?

reframing adversity

We all strive for a perfect race, a successful career, a happy family – that’s where you want to be. …

Confronting Inequality, with Black Girls RUN! CEO Jay Ell Alexander

Many of us started running in pursuit of health and overall wellness. We love the physical challenge and, deep down, we are driven by the belief that running is “good for you”.

The benefits of running span everything from …

Master Your Mental Game with Pro Sports Psychologist Justin Su’a

We’re all seeking an edge in our running to reach new levels of ability. Today we’re exploring powerful ways to help you train your mind – and reach the final frontiers of your performance.

mental training

Mental fitness is much like …

How to Build Strong & Happy Hamstrings with Duane Scotti

Hamstrings injuries are a real pain the butt. And quite literally, the most common hamstring injury gives you a sharp pain at the top of the hamstring muscle near the glute.

Hamstring Stretch

This hamstring injury is called high hamstring tendinopathy

Performance Coach David Joyce on a Better Framework for Injury Rehabilitation

For decades, runners have always had a singular goal when it comes to injury rehabilitation: “fix” the injury. But what if we’ve been wrong about this goal?

Healthy Running

Endurance athletes and physical therapists have an interesting relationship. We runners …

How to Lift at Home with Strength & Conditioning Coach Scott Caulfield

Running is one of the most accessible sports out there. Just lace up your shoes and you can run virtually anywhere. But if you can’t get to a gym, how do you lift weights?

dumbbells

Strength training requires equipment. …