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 efficient, etc. 5 Easy Ways to Survive Long Runs on the Treadmill Longs runs are one thing,...
If you’re looking for some of the best low-carb, keto bread recipes on the internet, then you come to the right place. The Struggles of Eating Bread On The Keto Diet When I first switched to the ketogenic eating lifestyle, the one food that I missed the most was BREAD. And I...
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, and includes type II diabetes, obesity, infertility, impotence, depression, tooth decay, and high blood pressure....
If you’re looking to add CrossFit to your running plan, then you came to the right place. In today’s post, I’ll be sharing with you a few useful training guidelines that will put you on the CrossFit path as a runner without risking injury or burnouts. But first things first, let’s...
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 Trots Suck! Unless we’re talking about serious overuse injuries, few things can sabotage a run like...
Looking to start running again after a long break? Then you come to the right place. Life Is a Cruel Mistress! Consistent running is critical if you want to improve your fitness and health for the long haul. But, work demands, family commitments, vacations, injury, you name it, can derail even the most...
Breakfast is by far my favorite meal of the day; it’s also the most important. Sure, recent research suggests that skipping breakfast may not be as bad we used to think; but I’m still a strong advocate for starting the day with a healthy meal. Why? A hearty breakfast lays the foundation...
Cookies are delicious, but most likely won’t tide you over until the next meal, nor provide your body with any valuable nutrients. In fact, these baked goods are nothing but empty calories. As a result, if you’re in the habit of snacking on junk foods, then you have to change your...
Running is a great sport, but it’s not easy. To become a runner, you’ll have to be patient, determined, and motivated to keep training through thick and thin. In fact, even when you have the best intentions to run regularly, life can happen, and excuses are so easy to find. “The weather...
Learning how to properly pace yourself while running is crucial. In fact, if you’re serious about reaching your running best, getting the hang of proper pacing is key to efficient and injury-free training. And here comes the tricky part. Mastering the art of pacing while running is no easy feat. It requires...