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.
Are a gait analysis and running shoe analysis the same? What’s the difference? Which one should you get? RUNGRL co-founder Dominique gets to the source with info from the experts.
RUNGRL co-founder Na’Tasha Jones shares all the things she wished she had known as a beginner runner: finding your pace, what it means to be sore and more!
Health + Wellness
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.
As both a dermatologist and a runner, Dr. Elyse Love understands the challenges of caring for skin while remaining active. Dr. Love shares her own journey and best skincare tips for active women with RUNGRL.
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?
April is RUNGRL’s birthday month and we’re celebrating the best way we know how—through miles with all of you! We've partnered with Gixo fitness app to bring you our first-ever Virtual 5K on Sunday, April 28. Read more to find out how to join us!
Get real answers to your running questions from RUNGRL’s resident certified running coach in our new IG live Q&A series. Follow us on Instagram @rungrlco to tune in to this Live session.
Until she saw others running who looked like herself, April Anderson never imagined that Black women might be running just for the sake of running. She was very happy to be wrong.