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From Good Form to Good Life

By Mike Andersen

I started teaching Good Form Running six years ago when I helped open a small running specialty store in Michigan. I had taken the class a year prior and had that ‘ah ha’ moment during the lesson. I had been working on my technique and running skills since multiple stress fractures in college left me wondering if I was cut out for this running thing...

Citrus is the Season

By Carly Guggemos

When I start to think about the transition from winter to spring, I get excited to start losing the running tights and jackets and trade them in for shorts and t-shirts! That time of year when running outside is exciting again and sunshine begins to stick around, I think about citrus...

The Best Thing I've Ever Seen

By Kellee Donovan

The best thing I've ever seen on a run? Nothing at all.


I've been on a lot of runs in my life. I've seen ancient castles, waves crashing upon the Spanish coast, even a man dressed as Santa Claus walking down the sidewalk in broad daylight not even close to Christmas time (we high-fived). The best thing I've seen on a run, though, is nothing at all. It's the rare time when my mind goes completely quiet. I don't think about bills to pay, dishes that need to be put away or the appointment I should make. All I think about, all I hear, is the sound of my feet hitting the pavement one after the other...

Mile-A-Day Mom

By Lindsey Mulder

One of my favorite things to do on a holiday is to get a run in.  Besides the upside of not feeling so guilty about the extra calories consumed, it allows me a little bit of ‘me time’, even in a sea of other runners...

Beat the Winter Blues and Flues

By Carly Guggemos

What words do you associate with winter?  Here are some of mine: snow, cold, pajamas, hot chocolate, fuzzy blankets, Christmas trees, presents, brussel sprouts, collard greens, sweet potatoes, chestnuts, grapefruits, tangerines.  It is important to stock your pantry with lots of foods that will boost your immune system during the coldest months of the year. With the right vitamins, minerals, and foods there is no reason to battle the winter blues and flues this year...

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