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As a runner, I spend most of my time training in one plane of motion, what’s known as the sagittal plane, usually performing the same repetitive movement. So, to keep my body stabilized, improve balance, and enhance coordination, I try to do as many cross-training workouts that uses all planes...
If you’re on the fence about retiring your trainers while you go hiking through the woods or getting a tan at your favorite beach, keep reading. First things first, let me tell you a little bit about myself. I love traveling and exploring the world. Although my current job and budget do...
“Running is boring.” “Ugh, I have to go running after work!”. “I really don't want to go running today.” “I should take a day off from running, but I’ll go anyway.” Etc. If you’re a runner, chances are you’re no stranger to the above statements. Take it from someone who knows. I’ve been a...
I remember the first time I’d bloody nipples while running. It was a few years ago. After getting home after a long run on a hot day and walking into the living room, my sister was horrified by my blood-soaked t-shirt. Once I looked down, I gasped. After I took...
I used to pride myself on wearing my running shoes into nubs. But, after incurring a few injuries that most likely stemmed from wearing worn-out trainers, I changed my ways. Nowadays, I religiously replace my shoes after running about 500 to 600 miles in them. The truth is that my...
Like many runners, I spend each cold season counting the days until spring. Running in the cold is not my forte, so the warm weather is always a nice welcome. But now that summer is here, the extreme heat and humidity can make it difficult to do any form of...
Despite the passing years, I still remember the first time I ran outside. It was probably my second year of college around nine years ago. I’m guessing that I might weighed in at around 200 pounds at that time. I wasn’t overweight by any means, but, as you can tell,...
Sugar is one of the worst things we can put in our body, yet we continue to consume loads of it without a second thought. Not convinced? Try this out. Go to your kitchen, get a spoon, and swallow 30 spoonfuls of sugar. That sounds insane, right? Here’s the truth. The experiment...
You’ve hit a positive groove with your running routine, and you’re feeling pretty damn good about it. Then, out of a clear blue sky, you find yourself sniffing, sneezing, and not feeling so great. Damn it, you just got a cold. Should you skip the road miles and opt for...
Yesterday I had one of my best long runs in a long time. I felt strong and in my element. Everything was spot on. Unfortunately, as soon as I got home, I felt super nauseous. Instead of enjoying my post-run ritual, I spent it doubled over the toilet, spilling...