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.

The 5 Hip Strength Exercises You Should Be Doing [INFOGRAPHIC]

Want to make your hips stronger? You're in the right place. In this infographic, I'm sharing with you my favorite 5 hip strengthening exercises that every runner should do, especially when they're serious about improving...

The 7 Best Full Body Exercises for Runners

As you already know, if you have read any of my posts, strength training is vital for runners. In fact, all healthy and fit runners strength train, on a regular basis. Why do you need to...

CrossFit: 8 Reasons Why You Need to Try It

I made it my life mission for the past ten years to experiment with different training philosophies —not just running. Doing so helps me expand my fitness experience and vocabulary, enabling me to achieve my...

6 Must-Try Deadlift Variations

Truth be told, I believe that the deadlift is one of the greatest strength moves of all-time and ideal for runners (something I have already mentioned in some of my previous posts) looking to increase overall body strength and endurance. This exercise is a compound movement that targets all of the major muscles in your body, with the most emphasis on the back extensors, the glutes, and the hamstrings—key running muscles and the source of power of many an athletic activity, leading to body realignment and creating more stability in your entire body. These posterior chain muscles help propel us forward, and they are vital for reaching top speed and keeping stability while running.

8 Simple Strength Exercises to Improve Your Running

Once I started strength training regularly, I became a much more efficient and injury resistant runner. And I believe the same could happen to you if you only just heed the advice I’m going to...

Are You In Ketosis? [INFOGRAPHIC]

You go on the ketogenic diet because you want to reap the benefits of existing in the magical realm of ketosis. But how do you tell if you're there or not yet? Today you're in...

7 Common Mid-Run Problems & How To Deal With Them

Running is one my favorite things to do in the world. It burns mad calories, protects against chronic diseases, improves overall conditioning…. I could go on and on. Nonetheless, often than not, the high impact...

9 Reasons You’re Not Building Muscle As A Runner (& What to Do About...

If you are a runner and are looking to build muscle, then look no further. In today’s post, I’m going to share with you the eight obstacles standing in your way of achieving a stronger body, along with a few practical tips to help you overcome them. With that said, don’t get me wrong here. You don’t need to become a full-time weightlifter, ending up like the Incredible Hulk, to reap the benefits of strength training. Au contraire my friend, the training guidelines below will help you get strong without getting huge. In other words, ripped and strong is the way to go. But first things first, why runners need to strength train? Keep on reading for the answer…

Top 7 Yoga Core Poses for Runners

Today I’m going to share with you 7 yoga poses that will target your core and help you become a better runner in the process. Core Training Benefits For Runners A strong core—think of the muscles of the abdominals, lower back and glutes, is key for preventing injury and fatigue in runners