Running When You Are Tired

After finishing my run this afternoon, I felt inspired to share a couple of the tricks that I have used when I feel challenged running because I’m tired. I have a 10 1/2 month old and I do not remember what it feels like to be rested so I’ve had a lot of experience withContinue reading “Running When You Are Tired”

Happy Baby Pose

Benefits: brings awareness to the hip joints stretches the groin and spine promotes relaxation and happiness Practicing Happy Baby Pose: Do not include this pose in your practice if you have a neck or knee injury or if you are pregnant. Warm up for this pose by enjoying child’s pose and hero pose. After relaxingContinue reading “Happy Baby Pose”

Lake Tahoe Marathon+ Training Programs Beginning Soon

Register for training while you still can! Half marathon and marathon training programs with Julia Raffaini begin on May 17th & June 14th For program details & to register for training, visit https://elevaterunning.org/lake-tahoe-marathon-training/ For information about the Lake Tahoe Marathon+, visit https://www.laketahoemarathon.com/

Lake Tahoe Marathon+ Training

21-Week Half Marathon & Marathon Training Program 17-Week Half Marathon & Marathon Training Program Race days: October 11th-13th Race days: October 11th-13th Training program begins May 17th Training program begins June 14th Program cost: $150 Program cost: $120 These programs include: daily training schedules with goal-specific workouts personalized running paces weekly check-ins/ Q&A weekly trainingContinue reading “Lake Tahoe Marathon+ Training”

Running with Gratitude

I just finished reading Deena Kastor’s book, Let Your Mind Run (which I highly recommend… it’s a great book). In her book, Deena spoke about how gratitude transformed her mind and running. Inspired by this reading, I wanted to share a simple gratitude practice to help you improve your mental and physical training this week.Continue reading “Running with Gratitude”

March Mental Training

“Running is 80% mental.”  – Joan Benoit 3 Tips to Improve Your Running Today Celebrate your successes. By bringing your attention to your successes, you can improve confidence. Runners who are more confident take greater risks and, as a result, can experience greater accomplishments. Practice mindfulness. Practicing mindfulness can promote greater mental control leading toContinue reading “March Mental Training”

Developing a Running Habit

It seems like the hardest part of starting or restarting running is developing consistency. Once we have, the runs flow much easier but the initial steps of forming the habit can be so tough! Here are some tips to help you successfully develop running consistency. Choose your when. Commit to a time to run eachContinue reading “Developing a Running Habit”

Run Your Mind Training Workbook by Julia Raffaini

New Release! Written by Elevate Running Founder, Julia Raffaini, this book was published yesterday. Description My intention for this workbook is to help runners become more successful by improving their mental training. This workbook is designed to both introduce you to general concepts in sport psychology and to help you to implement psychology techniques toContinue reading “Run Your Mind Training Workbook by Julia Raffaini”

February Yoga Practice

This yoga practice is excellent for runners and is designed to increase hip flexibility. Allow your breath to guide you as you move through the poses listed below. Please visit the link associated with each pose for an image of the pose and additional information including pose alignment and benefits. Opening Cycle: Begin this practiceContinue reading “February Yoga Practice”

Pros and Cons of Running Training Services

Deciding to hire a running trainer/ coach is a big decision. It is a financial commitment, and you want to know that the training you’re paying for is a worthwhile investment. In this post, I go over some of the pros and cons of running training services. This post will also help you determine whatContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Running Training Services”