The backwards art of tapering

April 27th, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | No Comments »

Tapering may seem silly, or wrong or unnecessary. But what I’ve learned through my first week of slowing down, is that it’s OK to cool your jets


A Reminder from Boston

April 23rd, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | No Comments »

Watching the Boston Marathon last week and seeing all the recaps and flood (no pun intended) of happiness from runners wash over social media reminded me why I’m training for my first marathon. Seeing […]


Top tips to support the newly serious runner

April 6th, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | No Comments »

Your pre-run prep and post-run recovery habits have as much impact on your success as the kilometres you log


The shock of it all

April 2nd, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | No Comments »

On those little things that make me realize that I, too, am a “real runner”


Off days aren’t the end of days

March 27th, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | No Comments »

Don’t let a bad day get you down because you never know what you’ll be capable of in 24 hours


Do I enjoy hill repeats?!

March 18th, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | No Comments »

I’m an incredibly curious person and have already committed to the general torture of marathon training, so really, what is a set of hill repeats if not just another workout in the bag?


Resting is still cross-training

March 11th, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | No Comments »

I encourage you to listen to your body and give it what it’s asking for


Dear dreadmill

March 4th, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | 1 Comment »

No wonder people call it the dreadmill


You’ll get to Boston one day, kid

February 25th, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | No Comments »

I forgot, for a minute, that it’s more powerful to encourage others on their goals and success, and to focus on your own training


A little gratitude goes a long way

February 20th, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | 1 Comment »

I was so relieved when I learned that I could heal my iliotibial band syndrome


So you want to run a marathon…

February 11th, 2018 by Meaghan Archer | Posted in One Step At A Time | 2 Comments »

New Canadian Running blogger Meaghan details her journey to becoming a marathoner for the first time this May