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.

The Ultimate Beach Workout For Runners

Today I’m going to share with you some of my favorite exercises you can do on the sand to help improve your strength, speed and agility. Therefore, if you are looking for ways to spice up your workouts, then keep on reading. Where to Do the Sand Workout Routine You can perform this workout routine on the beach (duh), but if you don’t live in a coastal city, then a long jump pit or a sand volleyball court can do the trick. As long as there is sand, enough space and it’s safe to work out there, you are in a good place.

How to Treat & Prevent Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome is an overuse injury of tissues of the outer thigh and knee, and it’s one of the most common injuries experienced by runners from all training backgrounds and fitness levels. This injury does not discriminate nor differentiate. It can hit the beginner runner and elite runner alike. According to research, this injury accounts for about 10 percent of all running injuries. ITBS is usually known and marked by a burning and sharp knee pain, and it’s really painful and debilitating. So before I delve deep into some of the treatment and prevention strategies for this incapacitating condition, let’s first take a quick look on the medical definition of ITBS and some of the main factors that cause it.

The Ultimate Sliders Strength Workout for Runners

The sliders are not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a fitness tool. But they are powerful, and as a runner, I really encourage you to add this powerful...

How to Prevent & Treat Bunions For Runners

Are you a runner suffering from bunions? Then you have come to the right place. For most people, the word bunion conjures up images of ugly feet deformities and long-term pain, especially within the running...

The 7 Most Embarrassing Running Problems (and How to Fix Them)

As a runner, I’m no stranger to running-induced embarrassment. I’ve experienced plenty of bodily malfunctions. I don't usually admit to. I’ve farted, had diarrhea, suffered from bloody nipples, you name it so that you could...

8 Essential Foot Strengthening Exercises For Runners

As a runner, you should realize by now that strength training is part and parcel of your training program. And if you are already mindful of your muscles, then congratulations! Keep up the good work. But, I still have a question: “Do you do any sort of feet strength training?” If your answer is no, then, buddy, you are missing out, big time. The Benefits of Feet Strength Training

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.

7 Tips to Improve Your Running Technique

Running is one of the most natural movements of the human body, and it’s part of evolution and our ancestry. In fact, some evolutionary biologists go as far as to claim that running is...

6 Simple Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

Sugar is the ultimate diet killer. It provides little to no nutritional value with lots of calories. Yikes! The sweet, toxic, stuff is the leading cause of a host of diseases. The list is terrifying,...