I Run Because

You strap on your shoes. Lace them up from the bottom to top. Making sure your socks are nice and smooth to reduce the blister risk. Step outside and turn on your distance tracking/speed tracking app. Thumb through previous runs and set a target for today’s run. With the headphones blaring, you get started. TheContinue reading “I Run Because”

WTF is that Side Stitch While Running

Hey! Had a great question the other day after a couple of rascals pranced around the track, dashing 400m in negative 12 seconds. What the heck is the side stitch you get when you run at a near max effort? In my head, I’ve always called it a bear claw. It feels like a bear,Continue reading “WTF is that Side Stitch While Running”

Stella Fitness Update!

Hey All! Just wanted to send along a few things regarding the next couple of weeks/months! I recently built a little group on Myfitnesspal for those of you who would like to challenge each other with food logging/exercise logging. There are also some upcoming events I will be adding to the event calendar on theContinue reading “Stella Fitness Update!”

Put the 400m Sprint into Your Program

400m run. It’s a doozy.¬†It’s intense. But before I expand, check out video of this 400m relay. Amazing¬†finish, Phil Healy takes on a soon-to-be Olympian ‘From the depths of Hell’. 400m isn’t the worst if you’re just cruising. But why would you want to just cruise, ever, when you run? You want it to beContinue reading “Put the 400m Sprint into Your Program”