5 Yoga Techniques That Give Runners a Mental Edge

This article is written by our local expert, Lauren Padula*. We value and appreciate her experiences and knowledge greatly. You should too. Read and be enlightened. 5 Yoga Techniques for a Mental Edge If you ran the SD Beach and Bay Half Marathon this weekend this will help you recover! You’ve probably heard about the physical benefits of yoga for runners, including a decreased risk of injury, an increase in strength and improved overall performance; but you may be less aware

Shape Up Your Running Form

Running can be hard on the body and is often associated with injury. Sometimes running just doesn’t feel right. If you’re struggling with running, or something just doesn’t feel right, then it might be worth paying attention to your form. The following tips for correct running form are adapted from Runner’s World Magazine and Jeff Galloway. Head: You should look forward toward the horizon when you run. To do that, do not bend forward or look down at your feet. The focus is on

Eat Like an Olympian

We may not be Olympic athletes, but we sure can eat like one.  Check out this article from Tara Coleman, a clinical nutritionist! As any athlete can attest to, 80 percent of their performance can be attributed to the food they put in their body. Although we may not be receiving medals at the end of our own marathon days, we can certainly gain insight on the best way to stay strong and energized! Starting Your Day Right Most athletes start their day around 6 a.m., so skipping