Tag Archives: ask a runner

ask a runner: how to stay motivated

you asked How do you stay motivated to run? I can run on a consistent basis for about 2 weeks and then it seems like “life” gets in the way and I don’t have the time. – Kelly What is your best advice for keeping up my motivation for running? It seems like I am […]

ask a runner: what kind of running shoes?

you asked I am just getting into running — well, jogging. After not exercising for 5 years I thought it was about time. 
I have a problem: I cant find good shoes. I have tried on about a dozen pairs and none feel just right. 
Could you point me in the right direction and tell […]

ask a runner: marathon training

you asked Hi! I run for fun but have recently decided to enter a half marathon race (also for fun, just longer distance fun!). I have three months to train. Any suggestions on how to get to a half marathon from my current 20/25 miles a week? Jenny a runner responds Look at your race […]

ask a runner: nutrition tips

you asked You’ve competed in Ironman competitions, and from a beginner’s perspective that’s an amazing task and your body must take a lot of abuse. How much does nutrition play in your training regiment? What are some secret foods that you eat to stay in top physical shape? – Trevor ` Do you have any […]

ask a runner: what to do for chafing?

you asked I am training for my first marathon and as my miles have increased, I have been having painful chafing in the bikini area. Is there a product or clothing that would help alleviate this problem? – Kelly I have been running for 4 years now and I am starting to struggle with my […]

ask a runner: how to build endurance

you asked I am 63, and I started running about a year ago. I am committed to running a half marathon in December 2010. I can run 3 miles, no problem. At the end of 3 miles I am physically ready to stop. How do I stretch myself to run further and build my distance? […]

ask a runner: shin splints

you asked Hi there. I was a runner, I loved running. Makes me feel free. However I’ve got really bad shin splints. I haven’t been able to run for more than five minutes without tears streaming down my face. I would love to get back into running. Any suggestions? – Caitlin I used to run […]

ask a runner: getting started

Sometimes getting started is the hardest part. you asked… I am 28 years old and about 20 lbs overweight and have never, ever been a strong runner. I have a dream to experience a runner’s high. How do I get started and what are realistic steps to progress? I would be happy to run on […]

introducing… ask a runner!

Do you run? If no, have you ever thought about running? Wherever you are on your path to being a great runner, you likely have a question that needs an expert answer. We are excited to introduce you to Ainslie, our first featured lululemon ambassador in our Ask a Runner series! Check back on April […]