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Looking to improve your running speed and form? Look no further than running strides. Performing strides is a convenient way to introduce your body to faster pace and speedwork, prepare for a tough session, or loosen up after an easy workout.   In other words, by adding strides to your running...
Have you been following all the most cardinal running rules only to be disappointed in your running results? Perhaps now it’s time to look again into those common running principles and try a different approach. There’s a ton of rules out there when it comes to running—use proper shoes, stick to...
One of the most prestigious and notorious feats of physical fitness, marathons are 26.2 miles of pure work ethic and determination. Requiring months of training, proper diet, and mental preparation, there is a reason it is considered one of the most impressive athletic accomplishments for runners and competitors alike. Because...
Whether you just took up running to lose weight or are already an established runner in the Clydesdale category, pounding the pavement when you’re overweight is tricky. Sure, runners come in all sizes and shapes, but when you’re many pounds over the norm, you’ll need to take a few more...
I have written plenty of times in the past on the benefits and practice of yoga for runners.  Core yoga, strength yoga, flexibility yoga, restorative yoga are all beneficial when you pound the pavement on a regular basis. This time I thought I’d zero in on Yin yoga and why...
Running is awesome. But it’s also a high impact sport. When you log in serious miles week after week, expect to suffer from all types of aches, pains, and injury. That just comes with the territory. Here’s the good news. There are many things you can do to bring relief...
Your left knee in pain, your shoes are too tight, your throat is dry, still three more miles to go? Oh God. Let’s face it. Running is hard business. Whether boredom is your pet peeve, or you’re suffering from some physical discomfort while running, it helps to have a few tricks up...
Running a 5K, which is roughly 3.1 miles, is a training goal that’s attainable for many beginners. The race distance offers enough of a challenge to work up to, but won’t be too much to handle. And preparing for one is just a matter of having a good plan.  That’s where...
If you’re looking to improve your performance and reduce injury risks, you’ve heard that you should be rotating your running shoes regularly. But is it true? Is there any soundproof that backs up this claim? Having more than one pair comes in handy, and for many reasons—some of which we’ll discuss...
Your training is going great, and you feel like everything is going according to plan, when all of a sudden—you feel a ghastly pop in your lower leg, and you’re forced to hobble back home. Oh, God. You just pulled your calf muscle. Calf pulls are common and painful. But they also...