Recovery Is About More Than Injury Prevention

You have definitely heard about recovery and know you need to do it, but do you actually know what it is? It is more than injury prevention — though that is a result of proper recovery — and certainly isn’t just about getting enough sleep at night (though sleep …

5 Tips For Running in Another Country

There are so many magical things about exploring a foreign country: Getting to try new eats, checking out all the historical goodness and, of course, finding time to sweat in a new setting. The great thing about lacing up and getting to run some miles …

What Runners Need in a Distance Shoe

When it comes to finding the perfect distance shoe, it isn’t all about the most recent innovations or simply upgrading to the newest model of your old go-to. In fact, the ideal distance shoe is going to be different for every runner. Because of this we …

How to Start an Unofficial Running Squad

When you scroll Instagram as a runner, you might start noticing everyone seems to have a crew of runners, whether an official team or run crew or just a group of friends who run together. If you don’t have one yet, don’t despair: It’s not hard to …

Eating Before Running Is an Art

There is so much to think about before a run. How many layers do I need? What music should I listen to? How far should I go? Decision fatigue is a thing and by the time you have made all of those choices, you can …

4 Running Workouts to Help You Set a New PR

When talking to runners — or overhearing a typical runner-to-runner conversation — it is very common to hear all about their fastest time. Also referred to as a personal best or personal record, this is a crowning achievement and badge of honor showcasing the hard work a …

Blueberry Oat Muffin

Lighten up your muffin game with Running with Spoons’ blueberry-oat Greek yogurt muffins. Instead of butter and oil, these moist muffins use plain Greek yogurt and almond milk. Each tender bite bursts with blueberries, making it an antioxidant-rich breakfast or snack. Freeze extras, and toast one for …