In order to be the best runners we can be, we must take care of our running bodies. We only get one, so if we want to keep putting the miles in, we’ve got to also be diligent about putting in the recovery work. Learn how in the latest installment of #AskCoachAsh.
Get the best tips and advice from Episode 2 of #AskCoachAsh, where she talks about pacing! Learn how to improve your pace, common pacing mistakes and more. Then stay tuned for the next episode coming soon!
Piriformis syndrome is a special concern for active women, who are six times more likely than men to experience this “pain in the butt”. Learn more about this pain and how to manage it from Alison Staples, RCAA-certified long distance run coach and physical therapist assistant.
They say that running can change you. Contributor TiYanna Long shares how training for a half marathon changed her mentally and physically, for the better.
With race season in full swing, those who are training have to now ramp things up. Are you assessing your body as you ask it to put in this hard work for you? Check out these tips to help keep your body healthily running all season long.
It’s not all sunshine and rainbows. See what makes up the good, the bad and the downright ugly side of running.
The “why” is what will keep you going when you start to question your purpose in committing to running and fitness the first place. Dig into how to find your own “why”, here.
Having a bad run doesn’t mean you’re bad at running! Learn how to overcome the feelings of a bad run and channel them into an even better performance next time.
From overcoming the initial fears to performing way better than you’d hoped, it’s always a surprise to run your first race. Four women share with RUNGRL what it was like to run their first “real” 5K.
Create personal accountability in your training by linking your running journey to a worthy cause.
Health + Wellness
With the prevalence of racial bias against African Americans in the medical community on the rise, Dr. Candice Williams explains how to ensure your healthcare providers prioritize your health and concerns just as much as you do.
You know you need to de-stress, but how can you relax with so much on your plate with limited funds and no vacation in sight? Dr. Candice Williams shares why you must make this a life priority and how to squeeze in self-care, even when you’re on a budget.
With such limited time available, as a mother, it can sometimes feel “selfish” to prioritize your own health and wellness. Dr. Candice Williams explains why self-care is non-negotiable for moms and shares tips on how to be more mindful of self, without the guilt.
Not having success with your “new year, new me” fitness plan? It may be that you need to get organized. Co-founders Ashlee and Na’Tasha share their tips for organizing your life for health and fitness success.
Think you don’t have time to run on a business trip? Think again. Here’s how you can fit in a run, and make your business trip even more enjoyable and productive.
How can women defend themselves against would-be attackers while out for a run?
RUNGRL was able to chat with two dope runners, Kim Van Acker and Dannielle McNeilly, to get insights on their respective journeys to the much-sought-after Boston finish line this year.
Balancing a demanding work schedule and a busy social life while managing an autoimmune disorder can be challenging enough, but Iesha Pankey decided to tackle all this while training for her first marathon. Find out what she learned through this challenging and rewarding process.
Running is often thought of as a solo sport, especially on the treadmill. Learn how RUNGRL collaborated with Mile High Run Club in New York City to create a space for women to run and have fun together.