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Stuff The Turkey Not Yourself

Stuff The Turkey Not Yourself

When holidays come, you’re often not yourself. You either hate the holidays because you’re rushed and drown your exhaustion in foods to give you energy, such as pies and pastries or seek some comfort in the smooth creamy taste of mashed potatoes. Those that love the joy of Thanksgiving and all the upcoming holidays also […]


October Clients of the Month

October Clients of the Month

RUNNING WARRIORS IN THE NEWS!! Coach Sonja would like to recognize the following Running Warrior clients for their outstanding achievements in October: Linda Bain – Completed her 2nd Chicago Marathon! Laura Johnson – Completed 2nd Chicago Marathon with husband Steve! Kelly Walsh Completed her 1st Chicago Marathon! Corrie Anderson ran a Personal Best by over […]


Treadmill Vs Sidewalk

Treadmill Vs Sidewalk

Every week or so I get a question about the comparison, treadmill vs sidewalk when it comes to running. Both of these have advantages, so don’t sell your treadmill in a garage sale yet or go out and buy one either. Getting the best type of running shoes for each type of running is imperative […]


Are Running And Walking Equal?

Are Running And Walking Equal?

I’m often asked whether running and walking aren’t the same, but with more hustle in running. The truth is, I advocate both. Some people aren’t fit enough for running, but they can get that way by starting out walking. Some people don’t like to run. Even though I’ll never understand that because I love it […]


Need A Running Coach?

Need A Running Coach?

A running coach can be a huge benefit to all levels of runners. While many serious athletes and competitive runners often secure the services of a running coach, I’ve also had beginners request help. The beginners may not ever plan to enter a race, but they want my expertise for another reason, I can help […]


Running Vs Breast Size

Running Vs Breast Size

Whether you’re worried about losing a cup size or whether you’ll gain maximum speed during a race because of large breasts, there are a lot of running vs breast size debates going on today. Many of the articles you find online come from women who haven’t begun to run, but are concerned that their feminine […]


Get A Plan

Get A Plan

No matter what you do in life, you need to get a plan if you want to achieve your maximum potential. The person who has a plan and works that plan regardless of their natural potential, often ends up better than a natural that simply doesn’t do all the extra things to make their performance […]


Nutrition Tips For Runners

Nutrition Tips For Runners

Nutrition tips for runners can be broad enough to include all types of runners from the casual runner to the marathon runner. That’s because good nutrition is universal. However, some nutritional information or specific food or eating suggestions are just for the marathon runner to help him or her overcome the fatigue that can occur […]


Find The Marathon That's Right For You

Find The Marathon That’s Right For You

The marathon that’s right for you may be held locally or miles away from you, but it’s always one that meets with certain factors, which may include how you train and even your location. You may want to enter a smaller marathon for your first one, or love the competitive factor and excitement offered at […]


Does Drinking Water Cause Cramps When Running?

Does Drinking Water Cause Cramps When Running?

One of the most often asked questions is whether drinking water can cause cramps when running. The answer isn’t a simple yes or no. First, you have to consider the type of cramps, legs or stomach and next consider all the circumstances surrounding the cramps. You need to be well hydrated, particularly if you’re running […]