Inspirational Running Gifts

Wondering what inspirational running gifts you can get the runner in your life? The facts are clear – running can take a big dose of motivation from time to time. Most runners aren’t so naturally motivated that they always want to head out to do their runs every single day. They struggle and on those…

How Running Can Combat Stress

How Running Can Combat Stress Looking for a way to relieve some pent up stress you’re experiencing? Consider going for that long run.  Stress is something that tends to create havoc in almost all of our lives from one time to another, but few of us learn productive coping methods. Some turn to food. Some…

The Spirituality of Running…

The Spirituality of Running Everyone knows about the physical benefits of running, and many understand the benefits that are mental, but few realize that running can bestow illuminating spiritual gifts for runners.   What do I mean by spiritual? Consider the following scenario: You’re running down a path through the woods. Your legs are pumping,…

How to Add a Gift of Spirituality to Your Running Routine

How to Add a Gift of Spirituality to Your Running Routine Running is an activity that bestows many gifts for runners, and the physical and mental benefits have been well documented. This being the case, there is a lot of writing and advice out there on how to get improve the physical aspects through better…

Why A Long Run Is The Best Depression Cure

Why A Long Run Is The Best Depression Cure   If you are someone who is combating against depression, it’s time to get serious about your treatment methods. While if you are being prescribed medication from a doctor, I don’t recommend you disobey them and not take it, if you are someone who has just…

Three Ways Running Boosts Your Confidence

Three Ways Running Boosts Your Confidence   Feeling a little low about yourself these days? Confidence is something that tends to come and go for many of us in our lives. Some days we’re feeling great about where we are in our lives, how we look, and just how we feel in general.   Other…

meditative running

Meditative Running In a world that seems to demand more from us every day and to place ever-increasing stress on our minds and spirits, many are seeking the peace promised by meditation. Some runners are asking themselves, “What is meditation and is there such a thing as meditative running?” There is no single, accepted definition…

Meet Kristina from Live Laugh Love Run

Kristina is such a sweet heart she will surely get you motivated in your running journey! I wish I new her a few weeks before and run with her in San diego half! Her cross training perspective are really healthy and fantastic! Meet here on here facebook page right here and like her! We LOVE her!…

WHY DO WE RUN?

Ask a thousand runners why they run and you’ll get a thousand different answers. Running is a gift! A gift you give to yourself! Some run to compete – with the clock, with a younger version of themselves, or with other runners. Some run for the simple joy of moving their bodies, getting out into…

Can Running Really Release Stress?

Running is a lot of things: demanding, rewarding, challenging, healthful – but a source of stress release? Well, yes and no. Many runners are aware of the way a good run can clear the mind of the stresses of a hard day. Out on the trail or roadway the mind is almost forced to abandon…