How to Deal with Wildlife Encounters While Running

Run long enough, whether through a mountainous setting or in your neighborhood, and an aggressive animal will likely cross your path sooner or later. Here's the truth. Every year, countless walkers and runners around the world...

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...

The 11 Squats Variations Every Runner Should Do

Squat, squat, squat, squat, squat…. If I could pick one strength exercise to recommend to all runners (from all training backgrounds and levels), then it would be the squat. As a runner, squats (along with planks)...

8 Strength Training Strategies That Actually Work For Runners

Strength is the foundation of every athletic movement there is, whether it’s running, biking, soccer, you name it And as a runner, there is nothing more important than strength training to help you run faster and protect your body against injury. 8 Strength Training Strategies That Actually Work For Runners

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

6 Mental Training Tricks for Achieving Running Success

If you want to reach your full running potential, the most surefire way to do it is with consistent training. But interval runs and fartlek workouts are not...

A Beginner’s Guide to CrossFit For Runners (& The 16 WODs You Must Try)

For a complete newbie, starting a CrossFit training program might seem intimidating. With that said, you don’t need to fret about anything. I got you covered my buddy. Today I’m going to share with you all you need to know about starting a CrossFit training program. Note: This is going to be a long post, but I feel like I have to do it. I just can’t write one of them short and sweet posts about CF. I have to share everything I know about the subject. Or it’s no deal. So what is CrossFit? And how can it help you become a better runner?

6 Benefits of Strength Training For Runners

Strength training is an integral part of any well-rounded exercise program. That said, weightlifting is still a foreign concept to many runners. What a big mistake! Strength Training is King When it comes to cross-training, no other...

The 30-Day Core Sculpting Challenge

Truth be told, it doesn’t matter whether you are a recreational runner, seasoned athlete, or someone who spends most of their time sitting in an office chair, a strong core is vital for both health and performance. Your core muscles are the foundation for almost all athletic and non-athletic movements. And when the core muscles are in trouble—read: too weak—expect all sorts of troubles, including chronic pain, bad posture, back issues, even spinal injury, God forbid. Therefore, once you get your core strong and powerful, you’ll be adding more support to your body so you can run and perform every athletic activity (and every other life task) much more efficiently and with more ease.

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...