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Wednesday Workout: Long Intervals

Uncategorized, Workouts By December 10, 2014 No Comments

If you’re training for a half or full marathon, you may think you can ditch those pesky interval workouts—but intervals are actually just as important as your weekend long runs! Keep on reading for an interval workout that will help you practice running at your approximate race pace for an extended period of time and that can be done indoors. We’ve also…


4 Reasons to Listen to Your Heart During Exercise

Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized By December 5, 2014 3 Comments

Once a tool for serious athletes, heart rate monitoring has increased in popularity over the years and is now entering the mainstream—thanks in part to companies like Apple, Microsoft and even Victoria Secret (yes it’s true!), coming out with accessible heart rate monitoring products. However the question still remains, now that your heart rate is easier than ever to continuously…


Wednesday Workout: Reverse Ladder

Uncategorized, Workouts By December 3, 2014 1 Comment

Winter weather forcing you to skip out on your beloved outdoor workouts? Don’t fret, simply keep on reading for a rockin’ treadmill workout called the Reverse Ladder (and some RockMyRun mix pairings!), that will have you feeling like you’re back outdoors! Need some music to go along with these workouts? Check out the RockMyRun mixes Momentum Gain and 80s Fun Run—both build in…


Whose Run Is It?

Science, Uncategorized By November 28, 2014 5 Comments

There’s a time to compete and there’s a time not to. Most of the time, it’s the time not to, yet people are constantly competing against others and themselves. While there is nothing wrong with wanting to do better, many people fall into the trap of competing against themselves and using negativity, labels and name calling, and personal put-downs. Striving…


Wednesday Workout: Up and Down Intervals

Uncategorized, Workouts By November 26, 2014 No Comments

Amp up the intensity of your next workout with some inclines! This “Up and Down Intervals” treadmill workout will have your legs burning and heart pumping with perfectly placed inclines and intervals. Checkout the workout – and some suggested RockMyRun mix pairings – below to get started! Beginner workout mix suggestion: Gonna Make You Sweat Intermediate workout mix suggestion: Fast Times Advanced workout mix suggestion:…


Wednesday Workout: Run Walk Intervals

Uncategorized, Workouts By November 19, 2014 No Comments

Only have 30 minutes to get in a rockin’ cardio workout? Grab your shoes and head to the gym to try this ‘Run Walk 1:1 Intervals’ workout! Checkout the workout – and some suggested RockMyRun mix pairings – below to get started! Beginner workout mix suggestion: Feel The Magic Intermediate workout mix suggestion: Shake It Off Advanced workout mix suggestion: Fired Up Workout contributed by Brock Jones.  Brock…


3 Reasons to Ditch Static Stretching Before Exercise

Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized By November 14, 2014 No Comments

If you’ve ever been part of a race of any kind – running, cycling, swimming, even weightlifting – then you’ve seen it happen. There are people who use static stretching (holding a certain position at the edge of your range of motion for a specific period of time) as a means of “loosening up” before their activity. You probably haven’t…


Wednesday Workout: Treadmill Buildups

Uncategorized, Workouts By November 12, 2014 1 Comment

Have a need for speed? Test out this ‘Treadmill Buildups’ workout for a rockin’ winter workout that pushes the pace and gets you moving! Checkout the workout – and some suggested RockMyRun mix pairings – below to get started! Beginner workout mix suggestion: Sweet Summer Sweat Intermediate workout mix suggestion: Rock It Science Advanced workout mix suggestion: Feel The Burn Workout contributed by Brock Jones….


Wednesday Workout: Hill Climber Intervals

Uncategorized, Workouts By November 4, 2014 No Comments

Looking for a killer treadmill workout? Test out this ‘Hill Climber Intervals’ workout and get ready to sweat! Involving the best of both worlds – intervals and inclines – this workout pairs nicely with some of our RockMyRun mixes! Beginner workout mix suggestion: Running On Sunshine Intermediate workout mix suggestion: Swift & Sweet Advanced workout mix suggestion: Adventure Run 2014 Workout contributed by Brock Jones….