When it comes to running injury, nothing strikes more fear into all runners other than hearing the words “stress fracture.” And if truth be told, stress fractures have always been on the top of my list of deep, gut-wrenching running injury fears. Why? Well, this injury suck! Big time! Having a stress fracture means time off the running track—lasting from anywhere from a month, to even longer. For that reason, this condition can really compromise months of hard effort and discipline.
Running socks? Yes, these are socks made specifically for runners. What makes them different from your typical casual socks is that they are designed to keep your feet dry and comfortable while running for prolonged periods of time. When you run, especially if you sweat a lot (who doesn’t), it’s crucial to equip your feet and your shoes with socks that are comfortable, functional, durable, even fashionable (if you are into that). The Importance of Running Socks
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.
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...
The VO2 Max has been one of the primary methods to gauge fitness potential since the late 60’s. Nevertheless, I only know of a few recreational runners who put this excellent training concept in use. So, is the VO2 max something you should be concerned with as a recreational runner? Or should it be the focus of advanced athletes? The answer is not all black and white. That’s why today, in today’s post, I’ll summarize what VO2max is, and how you can measure it without any expensive lab equipment.
So you want to start a fitness blog huh? Well, what an awesome idea! The fact is, as an avid reader of fitness related blogs (you’re an avid reader, right?), there is no doubt that you’ve already thought about launching your own fitness blog… But…how the heck do you get started? And once you’ve a blog setup, how do you proceed? Where do you take things next? Aaaaaahh!! This whole thing might seem a bit…overwhelming.
Truth be told, you can safely assume that I’m obsessed with the sport, well more than the average Joe anyway. Therefore, today I decided to share with you 36 of the best signs that you are totally in love with running. Just read the signs and see how many you can relate to. And please if you have more, feel free to share with them with me in the comment section. Who knows, maybe I’ll add them to the list, giving you full credit as well.