“Whoa! That’s good! We wrote that?” Even we forget about some of the posts that appeared on Salty Running over the course of a year. Our contributors talked about motherhood, hormones, eating disorders, self-confidence, imposter syndrome, sexual harassment and much more.
As we wrap up the year and take our holiday break, we rounded up some of our top posts of 2017.
- Your easy runs? Probably too fast.
- Poppy helps you get ready for your spring race with advice on heat adaptation for your spring race
- Training 101: Strides. Yeah, you know you should do them. But how?
- Caboose Life: On Marathon Training as a Completely Average Runner
- Is Your Running Out of Balance? Get Some Leverage!
- It’s treadmill season and there are these newfangled treadmill studios. Are they right for you?
- Set yourself up for 2018 with a new mantra. We’ve got a searchable list!
- Mental Training: When It Comes To Running, Old Habits Die Hard
- The Salty Guide to Taming Your Runner’s Ego
- The Power Of Practice: How My Music Teachers Helped Me Become A Better Runner
- Investment races: worth it or nah?
- Wintergreen had never run a race without headphones until she made it into an elite field and it wasn’t allowed. How did it go?
- Why Would Anyone Want to Run a Marathon in All 50 States?
- Hood to Coast: The Ultimate Packing List for Relay Races
- American Women Crush NYC, All of 2017 — because we need to say F-ck Yes! at least one more time this year.
- Raynaud’s and Running, because ’tis the season for white fingers.
- Does hormonal contraception affect your running? We looked into it.
- Running addiction is a real thing, but where do you draw the line? Pimento explores the phenomenon of running addiction
- Pesto shares her recovery from anorexia in “Beyond Racing Weight.” Part 1: A Story of Running, Anorexia and Redemption. Part 2: Separating anorexia from running. Part 3: Running to Recovery from Anorexia.
- Think you have asthma? Maybe not. Vocal Cord Dysfunction and Running
- Our Runner Bodies Do Not Lie: My Experience With Low Progesterone
- Barley found a lot of similarities between race training and pregnancy. 12 Ways Running Trained Me For Pregnancy
- Ok, you’ve made it through pregnancy and now you’re ready to train seriously again. What should you expect? Pimento tells her story.
- Barley knew that being an unmarried runner with a child would open her up to judgment and pressure, but even so, she was surprised by the judgment about her decisions to run during pregnancy and after.
- Parsley has three kids. She knows what’s up. Here’s her running must-haves for new moms.
- You most often hear about the pelvic floor in connection with pregnancy and the postpartum phase, but it’s something all runners should know about!
- You might feel bad about going for that daily run. Don’t. Even in Hard Times, Running Is Not Selfish
- Social Media Schadenfreude — because sometimes, you can’t stop scrolling.
- Girls, Running and Role Models
- Turmeric talks about how she balances working the night shift with running — and how it’s not too bad, really.
- It seems like everyone has a “tribe” nowadays. We’re here to tell you not everyone does — and that’s okay.
- No tribe? Create one. Turning your pup into a running buddy.
- Ten Things I am Looking Forward to About Long Runs
- It was one of the most important discussions of the year/decade/our lifetime — and the conversation continues. #MeToo – Women Runners’ Experiences Of Sexual Violence, Assault And Harassment
- Run Like a Beardy Guy — the term “beardy guy” has become a Salty Running staple, and the photo? Legendary.
- Be Your Favorite Runner for Halloween! Go ahead and bookmark this for next year.
- Latest: Shirtless Man Runs In Park, Gets No Catcalls From Women
- How Marathon Training is Like Being Single and Dating
- USADA Investigating Superhero Muffins After Flanagan Victory — even Shalane thought this was funny. (No, really, it happened.)
- Salty Sommelier: The Best Wines to Pair With Today’s Run
- Woman Sets Records for Fewest Social Media Posts During Training