Ep. 8: The wellness benefits of running
From camaraderie to mental health, there's plenty of reasons to hit the trails
Marathon tapering: Tips from a veteran runner
Relentless forward motion with a bit of gratitude will get you to the finish line. And try not to sabotage yourself.
Five ways to reduce over-striding
Plant your feet properly to support your body and avoid injury while running
Sioux Falls Marathon: Free training tips to finish strong
Upcoming Facebook Live events feature experts to help runners for all distances and experience.
Strength training tips for runners
By Charley Smook, Sioux Falls POWER coach Most runners think strength training will cause them to bulk up and slow down. The truth is ALL runners need to strength train. The key to a fast time is having a higher running economy. In simple terms, runner’s economy is stride frequency X stride length. To get […]
Sodium 101 for athletes
Do you usually flip over a food package to read the nutrition facts label? If so, is the amount of sodium in the food something you notice? Grab your favorite packaged snack or meal and check out the amount of sodium per serving of that food. The amount of sodium listed on that nutrition facts […]
5 easy meals for runners
It’s easy to make healthy food choices at the beginning of marathon training. You’re excited, energetic and still have some time to cook and meal plan before your mileage ramps up. Registered dietitian and ultramarathoner Lizzie Kasparek with Sanford Health knows how challenging it can be to find time to both reach your running goals […]
Shin splints: ‘Too much, too soon’ injury
What it is: Shin splints are a classic “too much, too soon” injury, according to Brett Beil, a strength and conditioning expert with Sanford Health. They are a common injury among newer runners or those who increase their mileage or intensity too quickly. They’re caused by micro tears to the anterior tibialis, and the pain […]
Nurse practitioner runs 84th event: ‘Race to train’
"If I always have something on the calendar, then I have no problem keeping up the training.”
Sports doctors & mom’s mental health
I was treated like an athlete, like what I do matters, even if I’m not winning, like my lifestyle of choice was taken seriously.
New runner logs 27 races in her 27th year
Physical therapist who dreaded running in her teens logged from 5Ks to a full marathon. "Run for you or whatever your motivation is.”