From Couch to 5K – The Complete 8-Week Plan

Taking up running has many benefits. It aids in weight management, strengthens your lungs, increases bone density, and it’s great for the body. Plus, running is entirely free— no equipment needed—bar some decent shoes. And scores...

5 Steps To Help You To Design Your Own Running Program

Are you thinking about designing your own running program? Good for you! Training programs are super helpful. This is especially the case if are serious about reaching your full running potential. But here is the bad news… The...

Top 10 Weight Loss Rules For Runners

Most people take up running for mainly one reason: to lose weight. Heck, that’s what got me into it in the first place. Years ago, I was fat and out-of-shape, but after taking up running everything changed for the better. Just don’t get me wrong. Running does shed mad calories, but it’s not a guaranteed recipe of success. In fact, some runners still struggle their weight or hit weight loss wall, and unwanted weight gain can happen despite regular training. That’s a fact. Nevertheless, don’t throw your running shoes away yet. Today you are going to learn how to reach success with your weight loss running routine. Therefore, here are 9 rules for maximum weight loss for runners.

Your Guide To Basic Running Gear & Equipment

What I love the most about running is that you don’t need to invest in lots of equipment to get started.  It’s such a low-maintenance sport. All you need is a few essentials, and...

The Ultimate Guide to Running Lingo – 150+ Definitions of Common Terms & Acronyms

Today I have compiled an extensive list of more than 150 words you might encounter in the running world and tried to explain each and one of them in the simplest and clearest ways I could. And please, if you think I’m missing out a couple of terms or more, feel free to share them in the comment section, or shoot me an e-mail. I will be glad to talk to you, and hopefully, learn something new.

The 9 Diet Mistakes Runners Make (and how to fix them)

Running and proper nutrition goes hand in hand when it comes to improving performance, losing weight, and enhancing overall fitness and health levels. A proper running diet will help you boost performance, prevent electrolytes imbalances and hydration, increase energy, fix GI distress issues, and optimize recovery so you are reaching your running best. There is no way around it. With that said, it pains me to say that I see runners make some serious diet mistakes that end up costing them a lot, compromising their training effectiveness and results—for both the short term and long term. In fact, for many a runner, nutrition is the missing link in their training. So what are these mistakes? And how can you fix them? Read on for the answers…
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Beginners Running Guide – The Greatest 72 Running Tips Of All Time

Whether you are a beginner, a regular runner, or even a marathoner, here are 70 running tips to help you get to the next level.

The Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Money-Making Fitness Blog in Less Than an Hour...

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.

How To Deal With Supination While Running

As a runner, you may have heard the word before—but what does supination mean and why is it (allegedly) a bad thing? That’s what we are...

Runners: How to Treat & Prevent Back Pain

back pain, especially lower back pain, is one of the most widespread conditions in the world. Research show that more than 80 percent of U.S. adults experience back pain to some degree throughout their lives. In fact, according to recent surveys, $50 billion is spent each year in the U.S. alone to deal with back pain issues. That’s why dear reader, I decided today to share with you some of my best tips and guidelines on treating and preventing back pain while running. So, are you ready? Then here we go…