Strength training plan for runners

We’ve already talked about the importance of a strength training plan for runners on this post. We even gave you a routine to try yourself! Since then, while we were scrolling through our Instagram feed, we came across another fitness ministry – the Soul Strength Sisters! Emily and Jenny are wives and mothers who became lifting […]

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24-Minute Rosary Workout – HIIT Routine for Runners

Are you looking for a HIIT workout made for runners? How about one with the rosary thrown in, too? This 24-minute rosary workout is a HIIT routine for Catholic runners. You’ll get max cardio effect and prayer time, too. I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that there are two types of people in […]

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Answered: Your Lent Challenge FAQs!

The countdown to the #CatholicWomenRun Lent challenge is on!! Just about two weeks until we all hit the ground running together on MONDAY, February 19th! We can’t WAIT to get started with you! We want to make sure you’re extra prepped for success – so check out some of these FAQs below. How much does it cost? […]

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Running Songs: A Catholic Playlist

Good music can often make the difference between a good run and a bad one. I was losing steam during my long run last week. Then I started playing Taylor Swift’s newest album and got a second wind. And after Charlotte mentioned running to classical music in this post, it got me thinking – are […]

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Confessions of a New Runner: What I’ve learned so far in our Advent challenge!

If you’ve read my bio you know that I am essentially new to the world of running. Until recently, most of my exercise consisted of chasing my toddler around parks and libraries. As a new runner, I have a lot to learn and if you are looking for true running wisdom, you should turn to […]

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Training when your plan fails

As we all know, the best laid intentions for Advent can go off the rails as soon as the first Monday comes around. Between feast days, Christmas shopping, Christmas parties, traveling home for the holidays, and hosting out-of-town guests, sticking to any plan can be nearly impossible during this time of the year. But should […]

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Treadmill or outdoor running?

The Advent 2017 #CatholicWomenRun challenge started on December 4th…which means steadily decreasing temperatures. We’ve had a few people ask: treadmill or outdoor running – which is better? Typically, I’ve been saying that either is fine. But I decided to write this blog post because I actually have a longer explanation than that one. All of […]

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Running clothes for beginners

What running clothes should you wear now that you’ve decided to start the #CatholicWomenRun challenge? The options for workout clothes are endless when you’re just wearing them for lounging. And don’t try to tell me you bought that last pair of yoga pants for exercise. I’m right here with you, sitting on the couch in my […]

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Stick with running – 5 tips and tricks

The Advent 2017 #CatholicWomenRun challenge has begun! Signed up and feeling nervous that you won’t stick with running? Cast those worries and anxieties aside, girl! Here are my best tips and tricks to help you stick with the challenge this Advent. Have faith My best friend and co-creator of Catholic Women Run, Charlotte, said what all […]

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Strength training for runners

“Strength training for runners?! Why are these two together?! Isn’t running enough?!” This may be what those of you who signed up for the Advent 2017 #CatholicWomenRun challenge are saying right about now. We sent out the training plan for the 5k, 10k, and half marathon on Sunday night. And one day of the plan […]

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