Top Single Track Trail Picks Within 15 Minutes From Runners Roost Fort Collins

If you haven’t been yet, Runners Roost Fort Collins is about five minutes away from the university down College Avenue at the Square Shopping Center. For many local runners it serves as a hub of activity, with regular events and a weekly run club. Runners will also find everything they need, from high end running [...]

Top Single Track Trail Picks Within 15 Minutes From Runners Roost Fort Collins2019-04-18T15:26:26-05:00

The Most Effective Cross-Training Sports for Runners

Running is fun. That, as a concept, can be difficult to explain to non-runners—but it usually doesn’t take too long for new runners to figure it out. Running is competitive (even when you’re alone and just trying to beat your last time), it’s a wonderful form of active meditation, there’s a great community for it [...]

The Most Effective Cross-Training Sports for Runners2019-04-12T09:45:03-05:00

How Intelligent Strength Training Skyrockets Your Performance on the Track

The research suggesting that a strategic, deliberate approach to strength training improves running performance is overwhelming. Let’s look at a couple of quick examples. Three groups in this study were pitted against one another. One group performed endurance (running) training only, another did strength training only, and one group did both strength training and running. [...]

How Intelligent Strength Training Skyrockets Your Performance on the Track2019-03-25T15:59:51-05:00

Smash Your New Year’s Running Resolutions With These Expert Tips

There’s an old joke about new year’s resolutions that goes something like this: “A new year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.” Research has shown that less than 10% of people manage to keep their new year’s resolutions. We’re not sure what’s more surprising—that so few people manage to [...]

Smash Your New Year’s Running Resolutions With These Expert Tips2019-01-11T09:37:51-05:00

The Fragile Ironman – For the Athlete

The Fragile Ironman - For the Athlete Blog contributed by Runners Roost Race Team Member and looong time friend and supporter - Craig Depperschmidt - https://craigdepp.com/about/ I am a fragile Ironman. While I completed 3 Ironman triathlons (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run) in the span of 14 months – 2 in [...]

The Fragile Ironman – For the Athlete2018-04-24T17:43:40-05:00

The Top Ten Ways to Train for Faster Racing

The Top Ten Ways to Train for Faster Racing Blog contributed by Jon Sinclair, Anaerobic Management. 10 ways to train smartly for your next race. Run more and expand your aerobic base - By slowly adding miles to your training program you will increase your aerobic base and develop more strength. Periodize your training - Develop good, [...]

The Top Ten Ways to Train for Faster Racing2018-04-24T17:43:59-05:00