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Your Complete Guide To Treating & Preventing Runner’s Trots

Have you ever had to dash to the nearest tree or porta-potty mid-run? Then you’re not alone. This nightmare scenario is so common in the running world that it has its own catchy name: runners trots. Runners...

How To Start Running Again After A Long Break

Looking to start running again after a long break? Then you come to the right place. Life Is a Cruel Mistress! Consistent running is critical if you want to improve your fitness and health for the long...

6 Ways to Actually Help You Stick to Your Running Plan

Running is a great sport, but it’s not easy. To become a runner, you’ll have to be patient, determined, and motivated to keep training through thick and thin. In fact, even when you have the best...

6 Easy Ways to Sneak More Exercise Into Every Day

We all know that exercise is good for us. It’s key to maintaining a healthy weight, improving mental functioning, and preventing all sorts of health issues. Adults should get a minimum of 150 minutes a week...

8 Post-Workout Mistakes You’re Probably Making & How To Avoid Them

You just finished a sweaty workout, and you’re feeling accomplished. So, what should you do next? If you’re like most people, you probably want nothing more than to lie down and collapse on the couch. After...

How Beginner Runners Can Build Endurance

Whether your goal is to lose weight by running, increase total weekly mileage, or to just get into a better shape, good endurance is the bread and butter of successful training. That said, as a runner, you should focus on improving your stamina while limiting—or controlling—the risk of injury. These two goals might be at odds with each other, but with my help you today, you’ll be able to find the sweet spot. How Beginner Runners Can Build Endurance

4 Essential Breathing Tips for New Runners

Looking to learn how to breathe better when running? Then you're in the right place. Breathing is unconscious and automatic, just like blinking your eyes—not something you usually think about. That said, here is the little kicker. Although breathing is a basic human function, not every runner breathes effectively, especially beginner trainees. In fact, when it comes to running, the art of respiration is a bit more complicated than we think.

Running 101 – How Often Should Beginners Run?

When planning your running routine, the first critical component you need to figure out is your running frequency. As in, how many times should you run per week? And as we are going to see in today’s post, the answer to that question is not all black or white. Running 101 - How Often Should Beginners Run?

How to Breathe When Running in the Cold – Winter Exercise Tips

Winter running is no easy feat, especially for runners who have breathing problems during cold weather. In fact, most runners—except for the lucky ones living in moderate climate regions—often experience issues such as a runny nose, restricted breathing, burning lungs, and a dry throat when braving the cold. For these reasons (and some), many shy away from winter running.

The 13-Week Couch To 10K Training Program

If you’re planning on running your first 10K in the upcoming three to four months, but are a complete beginner, then you’re in the right place. Yes, three to four months might be all you need to get prepared for the distance—even with no previous running experience, provided you’re in decent shape and are willing to be consistent with your training. Follow my simple guidelines below, and you’ll be on your way to completing—even crashing—your first 10K.

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How to Make Running a Habit In 11 Simple Steps

The 11 Steps for Making Running a Habit for Life In today’s post I’m going to share with you some of the lessons I learned about building a successful running—and exercise—habit for life. So here are some practical tips on how to make running a habit and stick with it for the long haul.