The All About Marathon Training Blog

Nov 08, 2019

9 Easy Ways to Give Back as a Runner

You don’t need a lot of time, friends, or money to make a difference! Here are 9 easy ways to give back to your running world!

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Oct 24, 2019

Marathon Recovery: How to recover from a marathon quickly!

Marathon recovery is just as essential to your marathon training as is your training. Recover faster with these guidelines.

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Oct 23, 2019

Running Injuries: The Most Common + How to Treat & Prevent

Running injuries are bound to come at some point or another with long distance running. How do you know if you are injured, what should you do and when can you run again?? Here are some tips.

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Oct 04, 2019

Running Workouts: a Guide for Long Distance Runners

There are so many different running workouts that can be incorporated into a long distance runner’s training routine. Here is a breakdown of each type + how & when to include them!

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Sep 05, 2019

Tips for waking up early

Here are some tips for waking up early and getting your run in!

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Aug 08, 2019

Running in the Heat: 9 Tips + How to Recognize Heat Stroke

Running in the heat might be the last thing you want to do during the hot summer months. Here are 9 of the best tips for handling it + how to recognize the signs of heat stroke!

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Jul 12, 2019

Marathon Training: Top 3 Most Important Things to Focus On!

Marathon training can be overwhelming but when you know what to focus on then you can take control of the process and be successful!

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Jun 27, 2019

The 15 Secrets of Successful Marathon Runners

Marathon runners all have and use different tips and tricks to get to the marathon finish line but they also all have secrets that they abide by and that’s what makes them successful!

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Jun 19, 2019

The Marathon: How Long Should You Train for it?

When choosing a marathon training plan it’s important to consider many factors. There are positive and negative benefits for training for too long or too short of a period of time. Here are some guidelines for choosing how long you want to train for your race.

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Jun 04, 2019

3 Running for Weight Loss Workouts

You love to run but just running could be sabotaging your weight loss. Here is are 3 running for weight loss workouts to help you see results!

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May 17, 2019

A Simple Strength Training Routine for Runners

It doesn’t have to be complicated when you are already in a heavy running routine. Keep it simple with this strength training routine for runners and you will see more consistency and gains!

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May 10, 2019

Fighting Inflammation as a Runner

Inflammation can be both a good and bad thing. Here’s how to tell when you need to combat it, the signs, and proactive treatment methods to feel your best!

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May 02, 2019

Your Post Marathon Recovery Week: 10 Foods & Activities to Include

Your marathon recovery will be the most effective if you have a plan! Include these 10 tips to effectively recover fast!

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Apr 15, 2019

8 Week Half Marathon Training Plan: 2 months to the finish line!

This 8 week half marathon training plan will get you to that finish line while building your endurance and strength! Are you ready for the challenge?

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Apr 11, 2019

Meal Prep Ideas for the Week Before a Marathon

Let stress go in the week before a marathon with these meal prep ideas. Make ahead at the beginning of the week and then save time while sticking to your nutrition plan throughout the week!

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Mar 15, 2019

Free Training Resources for Runners

A list of all of our free training resources and tools for runners on our site!

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Mar 07, 2019

3 Carb Loading Meal Prep Plans for Marathoners!

The week before your marathon can be stressful and your nutrition plays such a huge role in your success! Relieve some of your pre-race anxiety with these done-for-you carb loading meal prep plans!

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Feb 07, 2019

72 Running Tips for Beginners + Great Reminders for All Runners!

When you’re just getting started tips always help to speed the process along! So here are 72 practical running tips for beginners! You will be a pro runner in no time!

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Jan 22, 2019

NEW Marathon Time Goal Training Plans!

New Marathon Training time Goal Plans

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Jan 17, 2019

Your Marathon Pace Goal: How to find it and how to train for it

The best way to check against hitting the wall is to know, train, and then execute your marathon at your goal minutes per mile marathon pace. Let’s talk about how to do all of this!

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Dec 27, 2018

Running Motivation: 8 Things You Can Do to Get it Back!

Even the most enthusiastic of runners can hit a dry spell and just not feel that into their running. Here are 8 quick things that you can do to get your running motivation back!

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Nov 27, 2018

Hill Sprints (Best add-on sprint training a runner can do!)

Hill sprints are one of the best running workouts a runner can do. No matter if you are a beginner or intermediate runner, you can add these on to your runs, build slowly and see strength and injury reducing results!

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Nov 02, 2018

Nutrition for Runners: Half Marathon vs Marathon Diet

Nutrition for runners should always depend on the goals for that runner. If you are planning on running a half marathon your nutrition will look different than if you are running a full marathon. Here are the differences!

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Oct 16, 2018

3 Long Run Training Workouts to Help You Reach Your Marathon Time Goal

Everyone knows that the long run training scheduled in your marathon plan is the meat and potatoes of your entire training. However, if you want to reach a marathon time goal, you will want to incorporate all 3 of these long run workouts!

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Oct 01, 2018

High Protein Foods for Runners

If you are training for a half or full marathon, your highest macronutrient source that you are consuming should be carbohydrates. However you need high protein foods especially after those long runs to aid in muscle recovery and growth! Here is a list of protein sources!

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Sep 17, 2018

An Easy Meal Prep Routine for Runners

Incorporating an easy meal prep routine into your week will keep you accountable and more likely to stick to your healthy eating goals during the week. Here is what my meal prepping routine looked like this summer.

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Sep 04, 2018

Marathon Training: How Long Should your Longest Run be?

There are so many conflicting views on how long your longest marathon training run should be before race day. Here is what I have learned throughout the years of running and training marathoners.

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Aug 14, 2018

Benefits of Running - The Top 11

There are too many reasons why I love running but here are my top favorite benefits of running that I am using to make the case as to why running is the best!

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Aug 02, 2018

12 Postpartum Running Tips from a Mom of 3

Postpartum running can bring along a host of questions and after having 3 babies and running throughout the postpartum period I want to share my best tips and tricks to make it easier for you during this phase of your running life!

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Jul 31, 2018

Pre-Race Meal: What to eat before a marathon

What to eat before a marathon is a common questions in runners leading up to race day! You have one chance to get your pre-race meal right so that you can have the proper fuel leading into marathon race day! Here’s what your pre-race meal should consist of!

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Jul 24, 2018

Foods for Runners: What to Eat After a Long Run!

Here's a list of foods for runners that you should eat after finishing a long run to promote quicker recovery!

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Jul 18, 2018

Nutrition for Runners: How to Re-Fuel During a Long Run

Here is a strategic Nutrition for Runners long run refuel plan! Let’s talk about our nutritional goals during a long run as well as when you need to refuel on a run, what you should consume, how much you should consume and some food and energy recommendations!

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Jul 12, 2018

Food for Runners: What to Eat Before Your Long Run

What you eat before your long run is vital to the success of that run! Here are some pre-long run food for runners ideas + a game plan of what, when, and how much you will want to eat to stay energized!

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Jul 03, 2018

Supplements for Runners: What to take to stay strong and energized!

You will find that taking these supplements for runners will enhance your running and your health and help you feel better, stay strong and keep your energy levels up! Here are my best supplement picks for runners!

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Jun 26, 2018

Marathon Motivation: 4 things to know/do before you start training

At some point during marathon training you will find yourself digging deep for some marathon motivation. Here are 4 strategies to put in place before your well runs dry!

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Jun 19, 2018

4 Pre-Race Meal Ideas: What to eat before a marathon

Having trouble deciding what to eat before a marathon? Here are 4 pre-race meal ideas to fuel you up before your next marathon!

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Jun 12, 2018

Simple Running Drills to Fast Track your Running!

Running drills will effectively enhance your running form, speed and efficiency and take only about 5-10 minutes to reap the benefits! Here are some drills for you to try!

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Jun 11, 2018

20 Week Marathon Training Schedule

This 20 Week Marathon Training Schedule is geared towards runners who want to run their FIRST ever marathon! It's your one stop guide with everything you need to get to your first finish line!

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Jun 06, 2018

Practical Vacation Running Tips

Taking a run on your vacation is sure to be a highlight of your trip! Here are some practical vacation running tips to help you make the best of running while away from home!

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May 29, 2018

Running for Weight Loss: 3 Solutions to losing that extra weight!

Here are 3 running for weight loss solutions to lose those extra stubborn pounds!

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May 21, 2018

Running Workout: 5 Minute Arms Add-On Strength!

Improve your running and overall fitness by adding this 5 minute Arms Add-On Running Workout to the end of your runs!

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May 14, 2018

Running Workouts: 5 Minute Upper Body Add-On (No weights needed)

Add this quick 5 minute upper body routine to your running workouts! It can be completed immediately following your run and no weights are needed!

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May 07, 2018

Running in the Rain + Running Rain Gear

Here are some tips on running in the rain plus some running rain gear you may want to invest in!

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Apr 30, 2018

Marathon Training Gear: Top 10 Essential Pieces!

Before you start training, make sure you have these essential pieces of marathon training gear to get you off on the right foot!

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Apr 23, 2018

5 Running Workouts You Can Do to Increase Your Speed!

Here are 5 different running workouts for you to try! Add variety to your running all while becoming a faster runner!

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Apr 16, 2018

Nutrition for Runners: How to Reduce Sugar Intake

Considering nutrition for runners means also considering how to reduce sugar intake and keep you marathon diet clean! Here are some helpful tips!

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Apr 09, 2018

The Best Stretches for Runners for Before & After Running)

Here are 4 of the best stretches for runners that you want to include in your routine if you wish to stay flexible and reduce injury as a runner.

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Mar 29, 2018

PR Running Tips: How to beat your last PR

Here are tips on PR running and how to beat your last marathon or half marathon PR.

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Mar 23, 2018

A Health Assessment for Runners

Take this health assessment before you start a running program or before training for a race.

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