Tips & Tricks

How to Create an Awesome Playlist for Your Workout

Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized By March 17, 2016 2 Comments

You’re lacing up your running shoes, as you begin mentally preparing for the long and awesome workout you promised yourself you would have today. You naturally grab your earbuds, hit the pavement, and begin playing the new workout playlist you spent some time creating.  Right away your pace begins to suffer. You quickly realize that the same songs that you rocked out…


3 ways to rock your fitness class with RockMyRun

Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized By August 13, 2015 2 Comments

You look around the studio and see faces, intently concentrating on your instructions; some smiles mixed with a healthy amount of determination. Your clients are working hard (maybe cursing you a bit!) but they’re pushing themselves. This class rocks, and your music is helping pull them along. You started them off with some great energy and it’s all been building…


How to Get Faster With RockMyRun

Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized By July 27, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , 1 Comment

Do you ever feel stuck in a workout rut? A friend of mine used to tell me my running was like “dog food,” because I ran the same path at the same pace at the same time every day. I always looked forward to the run, but there was never any variation – it was like dog food. Now, there’s…


Find your perfect BPM and change your workout forever

Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized By July 24, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , 3 Comments

It’s all about the beats, ’bout the beats (beats per minute) Yesterday at about 6am, my run was getting started in the usual way: Cliff, one of the RockMyRun mascots (otherwise known as my 80 pound lab) was strapped to my waist. My headphones were in, and the pre-dawn fog hung around us like grey, misty blanket. That’s when it happened….


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…


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…