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”

Bound Angle Pose

Benefits: Improves circulation and increases energy Stretches the groins, knees, and thighs Reduces pain from sciatica and menstruation Helps to alleviate mild depression and anxiety Aids in the reduction of menopause symptoms May ease childbirth when practiced throughout pregnancy Provides therapeutic benefits for high blood pressure, flat feet, asthma, and infertility Practicing Bound Angle Pose:Continue reading “Bound Angle Pose”

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”

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”