How to Dress for Cold Weather Running – 9 Must-Have Items

Winter is finally here, so it’s a great opportunity to talk about proper cold weather running gear so you can keep on running without much trouble. But running in the winter is not easy task… The...

5 Diseases You Can Prevent With Running

You already know that running is important; otherwise, you'd have spent your money on chocolate bars and pretzels instead of your running shoes. Why is running so worthwhile? The reasons run the gamut: to lose...

How to Treat and Prevent Piriformis Syndrome

If you have ever felt pain in your butt while running then chances you have some degrees of piriformis syndrome. This condition is pretty common regardless of your training experience and background. In today’s post, I’ll...

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

The 12 Fitness Tests you Need to Take Right Now

So you have been running hard and regularly,  but how fit are you really? You can find the answer to this question after taking the 12 fitness tests I’m sharing with you below. But before...

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.

5 Beginner Running Tips For Obese People

Before getting on the fitness path I’m on today, my health was a complete mess. I didn’t exercise. I was stressed out all the time (I still am at times), and I ate anything...

The Best Stadium Runners Workout Routine

If you are anything like me, then running the same route over and over again can get, really, tedious. Therefore, spicing up your running program is of paramount importance, especially if you are serious...

8 Bodyweight Exercises You’re Doing Wrong (& How to Fix Them)

Can you do 30 pushups nonstop? Great! Now, can you do the pushups without losing form? Right now you might be wondering what’s the difference between the two. I mean, a push-up is just a push-up. Couldn't be further...

The Best 6 Strength Exercises You Can Do on a Treadmill

Do you really think that the treadmill is only for running? Then think again. In fact, contrary to popular belief, you can actually use the treadmill for way more than just running. There plenty of strength and agility exercises you can do on the treadmill that can help you get stronger, run faster and protect your body against common running injury. You can do lunges, side shuffle, mountain climbers and other exercises that usually reserved for the gym floor. So today, I’m sharing with you some of best exercises you can perform on the treadmill without running or breaking your neck, God forbid.