Plyometric Training for Runners – The 5 Plyo Exercises You Need

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. As a result, to keep my...

11 Tips To Max Out On Your Treadmill Running Workouts

Whether you believe it or not, the treadmill can be a runner’s best friend—especially during these harsh winter months when you can’t gather up the motivation to walk or run outside felt victim to...

The 4 Most Common Causes of Ankle Pain while Running

Running boasts many health benefits, but also comes with a downside: it can be extremely hard on your lower extremities, and your ankles are no exception. Why? The ankles assume a big responsibility. The joint carries around...

3 Reasons Why Rest Days Are Important When Running & Exercising

I’m writing this during my recovery week. As a runner who’s cursed endowed with a type A personality, I’m not a big fan of rest days.  As I’m enduring them, I can’t help but...

Beginner Runner Tips – The Complete Guide to The Walk/Run Method

If you are a beginner runner looking to improve endurance and conditioning to run for prolonged periods of time without risking fatigue, injury, or burnout, then you are in the right place. The Walk/Run Method Demystified The run/walk method is a great method for a beginner runner to get their foot in the door, and for experienced athletes to improve their running performance and race times. The guy who pioneered this method is Jeff Galloway— a former Olympian, and legendary coach. According to his website, Jeff has coached over 200,000 walkers and runners to improve their running performance throughout his coaching career.

How to Cool Down Properly After a Run

If you are a runner looking for the best method to cool down after your runs, then you are in the right place. The cool-down is the last portion of your workout, and it’s key...

The Runners Pilates Workout – The Top 7 Exercises

Here at my blog, I do my best to provide you, my dear readers, with a wide range of cross training activities and workouts to help supplement your roadwork. So today’s is Pilates day, and...