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3 Running Form Mistakes Runners Make & How to avoid them

Running might be one of the most beginner-friendly sports out there. It requires no special instruction. And the fact is, we are born to run. Our bodies are designed to perform the motion of running (just look at your limbs, buddy, that ain’t an accident). After all, running is all about putting one foot in front of the other (in a speedy kind of a way). With that said, not everyone knows how to run properly. In fact, proper form eludes most—especially the beginners who’s got no clue on how to proceed. The Importance of Proper Form

Is Running Good or Bad for Your Knees?

The “running is bad for your knees” is one of the most entrenched myths about the sport, especially among non-runners. In fact, chances are, if you’ve been a runner even for a relatively short time, you’ve...

How To Assess Your Health & Fitness?

Completing a health and fitness assessment before starting a running routine is crucial for many reasons. Understanding how healthy and fit you can help ensure that your running program is suitable for you. It’s also an excellent way to measure your improvement and growth over the many coming weeks, months, even years. Not only that, a fitness and health profile will screen for known diseases and medical issues in your history and family members history, which can help uncover risks for potential dangers and problems.

6 Essential Exercises To Prevent Calf Pain When Running

If you’re currently experiencing calf pain caused (supposedly) by running, then you came to the right place. Calf issues are a pretty common complaint about runners. But if you take good care of your calf muscles...

How to Spot & Prevent Overtraining When Running

Keeping a regular running routine will help you lose weight, boost fitness level, and get into the best shape of your life. But it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. And one...

How To Deal With Supination While Running

As a runner, you may have heard the word before—but what does supination mean and why is it (allegedly) a bad thing? That’s what we are...

Your Complete Guide To Treating & Preventing Runner’s Trots

Have you ever had to dash to the nearest tree or porta-potty mid-run? Then you’re not alone. This nightmare scenario is so common in the running world that it has its own catchy name: runners trots. Runners...

The Golden 9 Recovery Principles for Runners

In today’s post I’m going to spill the beans on one of the most important and yet often ignored aspects of running: Proper recovery. This piece of the training puzzle is key whether you are beginner runner or an elite athlete. See, the truth is running, sooner or later will take a toll on your body and mind. Therefore, you NEED a multitude of ways to help you recover properly. Otherwise, you will be risking injuries and painful burnouts. How much recovery runners needs? As a runner, the amount of recovery you need depends on a variety of factors, including your own fitness level, the intensity and volume of your runs and your own experience. For example, a beginner runner may need more recovery between relatively easy runs than an elite marathoner who runs 60+ miles per week. So how can you ensure proper recovery? Well read on to discover all the answers you seek.

7 Moves For Beating Knee Pain While Running

When it comes to preventing knee pain, knee strengthening exercises are the way to go. In fact, as a runner, if you are plagued with knee pain and you are serious about preventing any future pain, or God Forbid, serious knee injury, then you should really start working on adding strength to your knees by doing the exercises I’m going to share with you today.

The Ultimate Guide to Treating and Preventing Achilles Tendonitis

Here is your ultimate guide to Achilles tendonitis. Inside this blog post, you are going to learn all you need to know about its signs, symptoms and the right ways for treating Achilles tendinitis...