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When you’re running, are you training hard or hardly training? Do you even know the difference? Here's the main reason you should care. Training at the right intensity can help you get the most out of your running program. That's why you need to learn how to measure your exercise intensity. ...
For many years, I chose to not keep a running journal for purely laziness reasons. Once I got over myself and started keeping track of my runs, my training routine experience evolved drastically. I’d go as far as to claim that a running diary should not be optional. Why? Because it...
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 likely heard it before. “Running will ruin your joints.” “running causes arthritis .” “You’ll need...
It’s easy to slack off and hit the shower after a tough run, but neglecting to stretch can have huge repercussions, especially when you’re logging serious miles. It took me a while to make post-workout stretching a part of my routine. I have never been a fan of it and...
Hello and welcome to the running world, my friend! I’m glad to have you here, even if you haven’t started running yet. The truth is, literally any can become a runner merely by declaring that they are one. I started running roughly a decade ago, and along the way, I’ve helped...
Running has plenty to offer: it boosts your metabolism, sheds mad calories, builds stamina, and helps you live a healthier and longer life. But that’s not the whole story. Plenty of recent research also suggests that improving your brain health and increasing your mental power are yet more reasons to lace...
If you stick with a running routine throughout months—or years—you'll run into the many changes in temperatures and weather conditions. This is especially the case if you live in an area with cold winters and super hot summers. Extreme weather conditions, like freezing temperature, snow, or scorching heat, can scare away...
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 that roughly 1 in 3 people isn’t getting enough sleep on a regular basis. He/she could be you. Here’s the truth. Sleep is...
Before you start to exercise or decide to take it to the next level, it's vital to get a full bird view of your health profile and current fitness level. This is especially the case if you’re out of shape, have a history of chronic disease or injury, morbidly...
For runners, resistance training provides many benefits when used in conjunction with a well-rounded running program. Nevertheless, I know  lots of runners whoshy away from the weight room out of the fear of bulking up. For a runner, this could synonymous being slowed down, but it isn’t the case as...