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“Running is boring.” “Ugh, I have to go running after work!”. “I really don’t want to go running today.” “I should take a day off, but I’ll go run anyway.” If these thoughts have ever crossed your mind, then you’re not alone. Running is hard, and at times, quitting might feel like an option—maybe...
When you go running, you expect to build up a sweat and see great views. What you might not assume to happen is to run into an animal, such as bear, moose, deer, or a snake. In fact, whether you’re an urban athlete or a trail junkie, you’re like to...
Injuries are common among runners. They suck as they keep us from regular training and make it much harder to reach our fitness goals. What’s more? Returning to running after an injury is no easy feat. It can test the runner’s patience, will power, and emotional well-being like nothing else. If you’ve...
Running is awesome. It burns a lot of calories, strengthens the joints, keeps the crazy away—I can go on and on about the benefits. However, pounding the pavement also comes with a downside: running injuries—all of which can be painful, stubborn, and depressing. In fact, keep training (even for a...
Whether your upcoming vacation involves hiking through the woods or getting a tan at your favorite beach, you may be thinking about putting your trainers away for the duration. If so, then read on. For a long time, traveling has interrupted my running schedule. In fact, it wasn’t until recently...
Whether you just picked up running or are an elite runner, investing in a nice pair of running glasses is essential. Picking the right pair of frames for outdoor exercise can sometimes be tricky, but no need to worry—in today’s post, I got you covered. In today’s post, I’m providing you...
Who doesn’t love cookies? Sadly, these baked goods are nothing but empty calories that provide zero to little nutritional value That’s why if you often reach for junk foods, you’re going the wrong path—a path of weight gain, obesity, diabetes, and a long list of nightmares. I can go and on...
Running is a relatively safe sport. But it doesn’t mean that you’re completely out of harm’s way when logging the miles. In fact, outdoor settings pose inherent dangers to runners. This is the case whether you run in a stadium, a park, a remote trail, a quiet neighborhood, or inside...
Are you ready to start trail running, but not quite sure where or how to begin?  Then you’ve come to the right place. Trail running can open up a whole new world beyond the paved surfaces of a city. But taking the first few steps can be quite challenging—that’s why...
Whether you’re running to lose weight, or training for a marathon, proper running shoes are key. I don’t want to scare you off from the get-go, but choose the wrong running footwear, and you risk plantar fasciitis, shin splints, blisters, black toenail, and other injuries. Your running performance will suck,...