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March 13, 2017

Marathon Preparation

Marathon Preparation

I’d like to give you this guide for marathon preparation so you can avoid the mistakes people have made in the past, myself included.

March 7, 2017

Training For a 10K


For those who say there is not enough time in the day, challenge yourself to set a new schedule. Everyone has 24 hours in a day, it just takes dedication to stick to a plan. A major deterrent is not rearranging your current day to day.


What shoe is right for you? Read on to learn what type of foot you have and the best shoe to provide maximum comfort.


Do you have a goal in 2017 of completing a road race? Whether this is your first or tenth time, setting up a plan to follow is always needed for both beginners and experts. Remember, the hardest part of any plan is to START!

February 27, 2017

Training For A Marathon


Keep your diet on the same track as your body. Dismiss bad habits during training and learn how to keep them after the race is done.

October 12, 2016

Conquer Winter Running


When it is freezing outside or you have to start running at 4 a.m., what do you do? The treadmill is one of the greatest inventions for the person that doesn’t want to be bogged down in layers, yet still needs to run.


Every year I find my summer running gear moving towards the back of the drawer and my winter transition gear creeping forward, forecasting the inevitable change in weather. Many find this impending change of seasons sad, knowing that winter is right around the corner. Like summer and winter running, the right gear makes it no big deal to tackle any type of run.

fitnessTransitional Fitness Gear: In Home Workouts Bridge the seasonal gap. For The Runner With these high performance, advanced design ellipticals and...
September 28, 2016

Fitness Tracking: Wearables


If you feel like you are missing a key piece to your fitness lifestyle, you may want to look into getting a wearable, also known as a fitness tracker. This small piece of tech can be the motivation that keeps you going even when you are ready to give up. Find the right fitness tracker for your new fit lifestyle.


As a distance runner, I have a favorite pair of shoes. When I found those shoes, I bought as many pairs as I could get my hands on and I wore them all into the ground. As I started studying running and learning from my mistakes, and unfortunately my injuries, I realized this company didn’t have a shoe in their line that was compatible to the way I was running now.

September 15, 2016

Transitional Running Gear


Fall is officially here and the frost has settled in. October weather can be difficult to judge when gearing up for a run. If you are an AM runner, your wardrobe should reflect this.


Running is your exercise escape. Be sure you have the right gear to keep your outdoor run enjoyable.


Stress fractures are common in distance runners and especially individuals that are sedentary and start distance running. This is largely due to your bones not being strong enough to take on the newly built up muscles and the muscles win by bending your bones until they crack. Focus on the tips below to avoid rookie running mistakes.

marathonQ&A with Boston Marathon Runners Two of our very own SCHEELS associates are headed to the 2016 Boston Marathon. We sat down with...

Throw on a pair of shoes, shorts and a t-shirt and head out for a run. Although this seems like an easy task, choosing the right running clothing can make or break your run. Many running enthusiasts can tell you running horror stories of early running experiences.


Running is your exercise escape. As the weather gets colder, be sure you have the right gear to keep your outdoor run enjoyable.