How to Run in the Heat

When the first heat advisories of the summer start being released, it can be hard, and even dangerous, to maintain an active lifestyle. Peering out the window at the baking grass from the comfort of your air conditioned home doesn’t exactly make you want to go outside and run around the block, but deep down, you know that all of those sugary, frozen treats you’ve been enjoying won’t stay off your hips forever. Fortunately, there are ways to exercise around the heat, without sweating yourself to the brink of dehydration. It is possible to cool off with a sweet, indulgent daiquiri by the pool and look great while doing so! Continue reading

How to Start a Running Program

The last of the lingering snow has melted out from under us, the spring rains have washed away the memory of the once barren, white landscape, my cat has a bounce in her step, knowing that soon, the windows will open again, my bunny is shedding her winter fluff in anticipation of the warmer weather and my legs are aching for their first run of the season. Spring is in the air. Continue reading