- Overstriding can cause many problems and injuries; avoid overstriding by taking many quick steps. Research indicates that 180 steps per minute is ideal for any speed and distance.
- Stay cool by filling half your water bottle with sports drink and freezing it, then topping it off with water right before your run. You’ll have something cold to drink all through your workout.
- Instead of a soda and granola bar for an afternoon snack, brew some green tea and enjoy 15 all-natural almonds…delicious and it will keep your energy up during those tough afternoon hours!
- Do you scramble to get a healthy lunch together every day, or end up eating out because it seems easier than making meals ahead of time? If this sounds familiar, try this super simple idea: Make a large whole grain salad with veggies and a home made dressing on Sunday night and portion out into small 2-cup storage containers. Link to recipe coming soon!