Most Popular Running Tips & Workouts of 2015


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As 2015 comes to a close (um, how exactly did that happen and where did the year go?), I figured that it’s about time that I share my most popular running tips and workouts of the year! 

Most Popular Running Workouts & Tips of 2015 {Running Tips, Strength Training for Runners, DVRT, Dynamic Variable Resistance Training, Ultimate Sandbag, Post Long-Run Essentials, Tips for Early Morning Motivation}


Quick DVRT Strength Workout For Runners

Quick Dynamic Variable Resistance Strength Training Workout for Runners #UltimateSandbag


My 5th most popular running related post was this Quick DVRT Strength Workout for Runners! It was one of the first running specific strength workouts that I posted this year and apparently it was pretty well received.  The workout itself focuses on strength exercises using the Ultimate Sandbag in the sprinter stance position.  

Motivation Tips For Early Morning Workouts

Motivation Tips for Early Morning Workouts


This was my 4th popular post and while not exactly running related it is full of tips on how to get your butt out of bed and get motivated for all those early morning workouts despite the fact that the sun hasn’t risen yet.  

10 Ways Marathon Training Is A Lot Like Being Pregnant 

10 Ways Marathon Training Is A Lot Like Being Pregnant


While marathon training earlier this year, I discovered that it’s a heck of a lot like being pregnant.  If you have yet to run a marathon and are curious what it involves then give this a read….you could also give it a read if you’re curious what it’s like to be pregnant.  😛 

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DVRT Strength Workout For Runners, Taking It A Step Further 

DVRT Ultimate Sandbag Strength Workout for Runners

This workout is my MOST popular of the year and literally takes my Quick DVRT Strength Workout for Runners a step further by progressing to single leg based exercises with the Ultimate Sandbag! 

Post Long Run Recovery Essentials

Post Long Run Recovery Essentials

I am not exactly sure how this took off but I do know that I have Pinterest to thank for making it not only my most popular running post of 2015 but my most popular post this year! With more than 700 repins, it is the top driver of traffic to my blog daily which means you can expect to see a lot more posts like this and also running specific workouts in 2016! 

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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!


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