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How to Fall in Love with Running – 12 Ways

I have been running for the last 10 years, but I wasn’t born with an I-Love-Running gene. And truth be told, running for me wasn't love at first sight. In fact, I used to “not like” it so much (even hated it at occasions) when I took it up for the first few months. As a result, today my dear readers, I wanted to share with some of the practical strategies and action steps that helped me fall in love with running and stay so for the past few years. So are you ready? Then here we go…

The 23 Running Motivation Hacks You Need

You might think you possess a will of iron, but will still have those low days when your motivation leaves you stuck in circles. We runners are known for our self-discipline. And when we no...

How to Become a Morning Runner

They say that the early bird gets the worm and that the world belongs to those who get up early, but truth be told, not everyone is a morning person (thank God!), and it’s even harder when you are trying to wake up a little earlier than usual to go for a run or a workout. Nonetheless, as I had learned when I became a morning runner, getting up early and logging in a run first thing in the morning is an amazing way to start the day. You will, literally, be starting the day on a high, and not just the awesome “runner’s high”. Therefore, today, I’m going to share with you a few practical guidelines and tips to help you achieve the same thing. By applying these powerful principles, you won’t only become a morning runner, but you will also have the tools you need to take control over your daily life schedule and build some awesome healthy habits in the process.

My Top 53 Running & Fitness Mantras

If you have the right mindset, then you are heading in the right direction. So when you believe in yourself and think positive thoughts, you are more likely to perform your best. Likewise, if you...

5 Easy Ways to Survive Long Runs on the Treadmill

The long run is part and parcel of any training program—whether you’re a 5K enthusiast or an established marathoner. Spending long hours on your feet increases stamina builds running muscles, improves form, makes your more...

The Overweight Beginner’s Guide To Running

When it comes to starting a running program, being overweight can be a major obstacle. Nonetheless, just because you are heavy does not mean that you barred from the sport. The fact is, running isn’t reserved for thin people with no weight problems. If you are overweight, then running (the way I’m going to be prescribing it today) might be the right thing you need to shed the extra pounds and keep them off for good. Running is awesome. In fact, running is one of the best exercises out there. It’s simple, convenient and burns mad calories. And all you need is a pair of good shoes and off you go. For more on the benefits of running, check my two here posts here. Enter The Beginner Overweight Runner Program With that all being said, there is a dark side to running. In fact, this sport is high impact and can take a toll on your body—especially if you are really overweight and/or out of shape. The good news is by following the training guidelines below, you’ll be able to take up running, lose the weight, then keep it off for good.

22 Ways to Stay Cool (and Safe) During Summer Runs

I love running in the summer, and I believe it’s a great time to run (and so is every season of the year duh!). Nonetheless, heat and humidity can wreak havoc on your running routine,...

How To Turn Your Run Into A Mindful Meditation

The first image that conjures up to many’s minds when hearing the word mindfulness is someone blissfully sitting on the floor, eyes closed, while chanting in an ancient language. Couldn’t be further from the truth....

37 Fitness Motivation Boosting Tips & Tactics

Motivation is of utmost importance when it comes to exercise and fitness. But uuuuuuugh. What if you are just not motivated to hit the gym or running track every day? What if you don’t like your current exercise routine? What if you lack the needed discipline? As a matter of fact, even the most well-disciplined athlete can struggle with motivation—especially during low moments of training. In most cases, as you already know, lack of motivation means that you’re doomed. That’s why, if you are serious about making your fitness vision a concrete reality, you gonna need a little kick in the butt to get you motivated in both the short and the long term. But here is the good news. Today, I’ve put together a list of 37 ways to motivate yourself to exercise. These will definitely help you build gargantuan motivation for training and fitness. Pick and choose to your own delight. Just let me know which ones work well for you. 37 Fitness Motivation Boosting Tips & Tactics So, are you ready?

23 Ways to Change Up Your Running Routine

I love running. It’s cardiovascular exercise per excellence. And it can help you lose weight and get into the best shape of your life. Nonetheless, here is the bad news: after doing the same run...