RunFit Blog Posts
Nov 30, 2020
6 Tips for Becoming a Morning Runner
Running first thing in the morning comes with many benefits, such as giving you a productivity boost, improves heart health, jumpstarts your metabolism, and more. However, if you aren't already a morning person, it may sound impossible to start your...
Nov 16, 2020
5 Tips For Running More Efficiently
While on a run or in a race there are often a million things running through your head; What's my pace? How much further? Will I place? How do I look? How's my form? So many things that runner's often forget about...
Sep 1, 2020
7 Tips for Running in the Heat
Summer is in full swing and temps are up, that doesn't mean your running needs to stop... or even slow down! Here are 7 tips for running in the heat to help keep you safe and keep you moving forward...
Jun 29, 2020
6 Ways You Can Tell You're NOT Ready For a Marathon
If you are considering running a marathon, here are some sure-fire ways to tell if you’re not ready, or not the marathon type. If any of these 6 points really hit home for you, take a tip from TLC, “Don’t go chasing marathons, please stick to the 5k and 10ks you’re used to”!
Jun 10, 2020
What The Fartlek?! How and Why to Implement Fartleks
What seems like a silly word, “Fartlek” is actually the Swedish word for “speed-play”. Most traditional speed workouts consist of running a set number of intervals at a specific pace or interval time. In other words they are very structured. However, fartleks are...
Apr 19, 2020
4 Reasons Why The First Mile Is The Hardest; And 4 Tips To Over Come It
When you go out for a run, or start running on race day, have you ever noticed it always seems like the first mile is really tough and you don’t really start to hit a rhythm until you’re into your second mile? It’s not just you, it’s...
Nov 13, 2019
9.5 Tips To Become A Runner
Runners… sheesh. They’re all so fit and happy and how the heck do they stay so motivated?! Let’s be honest, you want to be a runner don’t you? The good news is it’s very easy to be a runner. Will you be fit, happy, and motivated? Well, that’s up to you. The good news is you don’t really need to be any of those things to become a runner, but all three can be wonderful benefits of running. Here’s a quick run-down (boom) on how to become a runner.
Aug 1, 2019
10 Signs You Can Run A Marathon
Running a marathon… the great white whale for most runners. Many people run races, and many of those runners have considered running a marathon. But how do you know if you’re capable of tackling such a feat? Here are 10 quick points that will help push you off the fence, and over the starting line… To run or not to run? That is the question…
May 21, 2019
Electrolytes for Runners – What You Need to Know!
Runner’s are told all the time that they need to replenish their electrolyte levels, especially after a good run or workout. But what are electrolytes and why are electrolytes for runners so important? Here is your guide to all things electrolytes!
Mar 30, 2018
Remembering the Life of Roger Bannister: What the First Sub-4 Minute Mile Meant to the World
ery seldom does any single individual’s accomplishment change the trajectory of a sport or a society. Roger Bannister, being the first runner to run a mile in under 4 minutes was one of those sport and society altering achievements. Sir Roger Bannister passed away on March 4th in Oxford, England at the age of 88 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. His passing has us...
Nov 5, 2017
Shalane Flanagan – First US Woman To Win NYC Marathon in 40 Years!
Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon on Sunday since 1977, pulling away from Mary Keitany in the last three miles of the race for her first major marathon victory. Keitany had won three straight New York marathons, but Flanagan pulled away from...