June 30, 2016

One thing every runner can benefit from is a bomb sports massage therapist, I know treatment has brought me back from the brink of injury more than once! Why? What are the benefits? Alexa Severtsen takes a few minutes to explain how massage therapy not only increases t...

June 2, 2016

I have friends in high places, I had the opportunity to interview the Brooks Beasts Track Club, a competitive, professional middle-distance track runners’ club sponsored by Brooks Running. Compared to some of the more established professional running teams, the Beasts...

June 2, 2016

Happy happy Thursday everyone (well now that it is finally Thursday, I could have sworn it was yesterday morning after my long run… hahah).  I am currently sitting in the Austin airport getting ready for an adventure back to WI for the weekend, and wanted to share an a...

The countdown to Rio is here!

 

 

 

T-minus 72 days until the opening ceremonies for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games!

 

Honestly, I can’t believe it’s time for another Olympic Games. Has it really been four years since London?! It feels like yesterday that I was cheering on Ka...

April 24, 2016

It was my senior year of high school, and I had one last chance to achieve my goal: winning a state cross country title! Things were looking pretty good, I had an undefeated year so far and felt confident as I stood on the line waiting for the gun to go off. Bang! Soon...

April 24, 2016

 

What are the benefits of a harder warm-up before a race or hard workout?

This is a crude example, but think of how you feel when you roll out of bed and go for an hour run. When do you feel best? The first 10 minutes or last 10 minutes? In a workout, do you feel best t...

Love that quote? Us, too. And it’s just one of the reasons why we’re pumped to share an exclusive interview with Brooks Beasts member Katie Mackey. She’s been with Brooks Beasts since it was created in 2013 and has PR times of 4:04 in the 1500m, 15:04 for 5K, and she r...

April 24, 2016

 

The middle-distance star has been setting PRs and winning big since joining a team. 

 

As they jogged 15 minutes up a dirt road in Sedona, Arizona, Katie Mackey and her Brooks Beasts teammates chatted about how their track workout at the local high school might unfold a...

April 24, 2016

·        What does a typical week of workouts look like for you?

Usually we do two hard workouts a week on Tuesdays and Fridays to incorporate some sort of race-specific speedwork, tempo threshold running and aerobic training. Every Su...

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