Category Archive: training

My Favorite Interval Run (And Why It Should Be Yours Too)

{By Samantha Roose} Let me introduce you to my good friend, Sprint8. Sprint8 is my favorite interval workout.  This routine was designed by an athlete (surprise, surprise), while attempting to re-create the anabolic… Continue reading

Build Your Own Exercise Boredom Buster

{By Rebecca Florio} A few months ago, I had my hair highlighted for the very first time. I also almost had my first heart attack at the age of 20 as I watched… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: Life of Leisure Gone Awry

{By Ellery Sadler} I never thought of myself as a devoted runner, or a very willing one. I always ran because it was something I just did. People in my family run, and… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: Crazy Resolutions and Lost in a Strange City

{by Ellery Sadler} Smart people stick to conservative New Year’s resolutions, ones they know they can keep, or refuse to make them at all. Me? I like to go for the daring, the… Continue reading

One Thing Every Girl Needs to Know

{by Natalie Torbert} There are a few things that I feel strongly about: some aspects of politics, my Redskins, and self-defense. Many of my soapbox speeches tend to revolve around the fact that… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: It Used To Be Torture

{by Ellery Sadler} I’m scared of long runs. They scare me because they are long. And the farther you go the farther you have to come back. My sisters tell me that everyone… Continue reading

Running: Just Start

{Samantha Roose} I can’t believe that just 4 years ago I couldn’t even run once around the track (once around the track is about a quarter of a mile)!  Literally, I would barely… Continue reading

Run Long (And Love It!)

{by Rebecca Florio} On September 10, I crossed the finish line of my first half-marathon. Even though I had trained for this moment all summer long, I could hardly believe it had come.… Continue reading