winter running

To Draft or Not to Draft? – Salty Running – Running Fitness Article

To Draft or Not to Draft? – Salty Running As we journey through fall and prepare to greet winter, the temperatures drop, leaves fall, and we face less-than-ideal conditions on our outdoor runs. And then there are the dreaded headwinds. You know the ones I’m talking about: your eyes water, snot smears across your cheeks, your hat blows off, and every step feels like you’re a football player pushing the sled down the field.  A road race should not feel…

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The best places to winter run – Running Fitness Article

The best places to winter run Almost every city in Canada has now experienced their first real snow, which means that winter running is officially underway. Especially if you’re a morning runner, finding a runable route before 8 a.m. can be a challenge. However, most cities make an effort to clear one of their paths, so if you know where to go, getting your miles in is entirely possible. RELATED: The best Canadian cities for running Calgary Calgary is home…

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9 Tips for Running Outside in the Winter – Running Fitness Article

9 Tips for Running Outside in the Winter Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links.I can’t believe I’ve never posted on this topic. Certainly, I’ve talked about running outside in the winter here on the blog many times. After all, I am the queen of running outside all year round. Last winter, when my treadmill died, I seriously contemplated not replacing it. I used the old one so infrequently, it lasted 21 years! Then the polar vortex hit and that reframed…

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11 Tips for Running in the Cold – Running Fitness Article

11 Tips for Running in the Cold Running in the cold: with the right layering system and a few precautions, it’s totally doable. And wow, it’s been cold lately! In the past, we’ve had polar vortexes, we’ve had Snowmageddons, and now we’ve had a bomb cyclone. A bomb cyclone?! This latest new weather term is meant to scare us inside, but life must go on — we have running to do and races to train for! While our temperatures in the DC area haven’t…

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