Looking for a break from the pounding of running? Follow Summer Sanders into the pool for some restorative cross training.
Jan 18 1:50 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
Sometimes the key to staying on track is knowing when to trust your body and slow down. Summer Sanders was reminded of that this week as she recovered from the flu.
Jan 16 3:16 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
From working out with her husband, to trading child care duties with friends so she can get in a long run guilt-free, Summer Sanders has found some creative ways to enjoy training and family time.
Jan 14 2:51 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
Proper nutrition is a crucial part of your running regimen, and Summer Sanders has some simple rules for eating and drinking right. (Hint: Never skip breakfast.)
Jan 11 2:10 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
Summer Sanders explains why having healthy meals and snacks prepared ahead of time is the best way to stick to a nutrition plan.
Jan 9 11:27 AM ET | By Summer Sanders
Summer Sanders has evolved as an athlete since her swimming days, and that also means learning how to take better care of her body and how to fuel it properly for energy and recovery.
Jan 7 1:15 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
On low-energy days, Summer Sanders knows you still need to push ahead with your running, but not too much -- it's a fine balance.
Jan 4 11:52 AM ET | By Summer Sanders
One thing you can lose sight of while training for a half marathon: listening to your own body. Summer Sanders explains why rest days are just as important as getting in those long runs.
Jan 2 11:17 AM ET | By Summer Sanders
Two runs in one day?! It may sound difficult on the surface, but Summer Sanders has found a creative way to make it double the fun.
Dec 31 1:10 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
Speed workouts have always been Summer Sanders' weakness, but she is finding new ways to tap into the right pace during training runs.
Dec 28 11:32 AM ET | By Summer Sanders
Summer Sanders shares her incentives for getting out and running in the Utah winter, from a warm post-training shower to guacamole with the kids.
Dec 21 12:56 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
Summer Sanders admits there are days she'd rather stay in bed than be out running, but offers tricks to mix up your workout and stay on track when the temperatures dip.
Dec 19 12:50 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
With 10 weeks until race day, Summer Sanders hits the trail with her girlfriends for a five-mile training run that kept up her momentum and fueled her soul.
Dec 17 1:33 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
Whether it's time management, altitude or holiday snacking, Summer Sanders has ways to overcome training road blocks.
Dec 14 6:00 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
Summer Sanders says get those running clothes on early and you'll find a way to get in a run. If you make it a social activity, it is even more fun.
Dec 14 10:42 AM ET | By Summer Sanders
Summer Sanders is prepping for the Disney's's Princess Half Marathon on Feb. 24 and you can follow along as she trains for the big race. In her first blog, she explains why she loves to run.
Dec 12 10:34 AM ET | By Summer Sanders
The Olympic gold medalist remembers when she questioned her love for swimming, and realized her life would go on fine without it.
Jan 9 | By Summer Sanders
How are some athletes able to make three or four Olympic teams? Olympic gold medalist Summer Sanders says it's all about one key ingredient.
Dec 15 | By Summer Sanders
The Olympic swimmer met one of her idols last night -- Michelle Kwan. Here's what it meant to her.
Sep 27 4:26 PM ET | By Summer Sanders
Summer Sanders is turning the inspiration she feels post-Summit into action. Here's what she's planning.
Sep 27 | By Summer Sanders
Olympian Summer Sanders knows food is fuel. Here's her best advice for eating like a champion.
Aug 11 | By Summer Sanders
Olympic swimmer Summer Sanders knows planning is the key to proper eating when you're busy. Here are her favorite on-the-go snacks to make ahead of time.
Jun 28 | By Summer Sanders
Don't get stuck in a training rut. Summer Sanders offers tips for adding variety to make your miles go by more easily.
Jun 10 | By Summer Sanders
Olympic gold medalist Summer Sanders has had more than a few coaches in her life, but one common thread unites the best of them. They instilled in her a deep-seeded belief in herself and her abilities.
Apr 6 | By Summer Sanders
Do you find it hard to get up for your morning workout? Are you hitting a wall? Stop hitting the snooze button! Summer Sanders is here with tips to get you back in the game. So plan ahead, get the music pumping and grab a fitness friend.
Feb 28 | By Summer Sanders