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Running with your boyfriend, spouse, or partner—can not only improve fitness motivation but can further improve your relationship. After all, the couples that work out together stay together. Working out is also great to work things out; no pun intended. If you’ve ever considered running with your significant other, then you know...
Have you ever had more drinks than you should the night before a long run? Maybe one post-run beer turned into three shots and four cocktails, and before you know it, you’re already drunk and calling for a taxi to get you home. You know what’s going to happen next—the dreaded...
Want to improve your running stride? The answer may lie with your music playlist. One of the best ways to improve your running form is to work on increasing your cadence. The higher the number of steps taken per minute, the faster you can run, and the less time you spend...
In a perfect world, you’d answer mother nature's call in the morning. You’d get out of bed, shower, have breakfast, then use the bathroom before you lace on your shoes and get going. But, things don’t always go as planned There are many things you can do right now to “speed...
If you’re reading this, chances are that you’re serious about making the most out of your running routine. But is your sleep up to speed? Here’s a shocking statistic: 40 percent of Americans get less than the recommended seven hours of sleep per night, according to the American Psychological Association. This means...
One of the main reasons we love running is that it gets us outside, breathing the fresh air and enjoying the outdoors. But as it’s the case for most people in the developed world, the air is filled with pollution, making outdoor exercise harder than it should be. This is especially...
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If you’re reading this, you likely enjoy drinking alcohol, especially after a hard run. And from the looks of it, why not. Alcohol is relaxing, calming, and a lot of fun. Here the thing though. Whether you run to stay fit or train for a race, it’s key to understand the impact...
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There are many things you can do to improve as a runner, and one of the most efficient ways is to improve your running technique. One key component of running form is stride length, but it’s often overshadowed by the debate over foot strike and which part of the foot...
It’s a question most runners ponder, but just like anything else, there’s no one TRUE answer as it really depends on many factors such as your fitness level and training goals. Here’s the truth. Whether you are a beginner runner or have been around the block for a while, it is...
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If you have never experienced abdominal pain while running, then consider yourself one of the lucky ones. Whether it’s a stomach cramp, a side stitch, or the urge to sprint to the nearest porta-potty, stomach problems can really put a dint on your runs. The pain may crop up suddenly and...