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The Most Important Muscles Used When Running

Looking to learn more about the most important muscles used when running? Then you are in the right place. Muscle Anatomy - An Introduction The human body is an amazing piece of “machinery,” and muscles are a...

7 Moves For Beating Knee Pain While Running

When it comes to preventing knee pain, knee strengthening exercises are the way to go. In fact, as a runner, if you are plagued with knee pain and you are serious about preventing any future pain, or God Forbid, serious knee injury, then you should really start working on adding strength to your knees by doing the exercises I’m going to share with you today.

How to Balance CrossFit and Running

If you’re looking to add CrossFit to your running plan, then you came to the right place. In today’s post, I’ll be sharing with you a few useful training guidelines that will put you on...

6 Cardio Workout Alternatives to Running

unning is a cardiovascular exercise per excellence... But, truth be told, hitting the pavement is just one cardio option, and there are other ways, more and less beneficial to some degree, to get a cardio kick. Of course, I still love running pretty much. But sometimes a little bit of change can do wonders to motivation and training consistency—especially if you are injured, burned out, or just bored. See, the benefits of cross training abound. Therefore, if you have trouble running—whether you are nursing an injury, are burned out or just looking to spice things up—know that you have quite a lot of alternatives. 6 Cardio Workout Alternatives to Running

10 Ways to build Your Running Endurance and Stamina

If you are looking for some of the best ways and strategies to help you boost your running stamina, then you're in the right place. Today, dear reader, I'm gonna be sharing with you some of my favorite and well-tested endurance building guidelines that will help you become the best runner you can be. So, are you ready? Then here we go.

Top 7 Foods To Stop Sugar Cravings For Good

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, then you already know that sugar is the ultimate diet saboteur. Not only that, sugar—in most of its forms—is highly addictive, which makes...

Strength Training For Runners – The 7 Weight Training Exercises you Need

As a runner, strength training is crucial, especially if you’re serious about reaching your full potential. I cannot emphasize this enough! Why should you lift weights...

The 7 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Running is a fantastic cardiovascular exercise. I love to run, and it’s great knowing that it’s good for me too. But there’s a catch. (Isn’t there always a catch?) This high impact sport also puts...

Top 6 Resistance Band Exercises For Runners

Resistance bands are usually made of strong, thin, and long rubber with handles at each end, and come in a wide variety of resistance levels, depending on your fitness skill and training goals. You can buy these in line with your fitness level and training goals—in other words, they are easily customized. In my experience, resistance band exercises are one of the best tools you can use to keep strength training when you no longer have access to a gym or just dot want to go there for all personal reasons. Also, stacking dumbells in your living room might be an attractive option.

Long Runs – The Complete Guide You Need

Oh man, the long run! I hate to break it to you, but the matter of fact is, whether you are a recreational 5K runner, or an elite marathoner, the long run is a vital...