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Hamstrings injuries can be a real pain in the butt (no pun intended) for many of us runners who love to run, as these muscles are very prone to tears, strains, and inflammation while running. Here’s the good news. Paying attention to your hamstring's health may help cut down the...
If you’re used to logging the miles with a buddy or a group and have always dreaded running alone, then you’re in the right place. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to make solo running feel easier and more enjoyable than you might otherwise think. In today’s post, I’ll...
Running and foot calluses go hand in hand.  In fact, if you log in serious miles every week and have zero calluses, consider yourself one of the lucky ones. Here’s the truth. Excessively large calluses aren’t just a problem of appearance, but can also cause discomfort during exercise, especially...
Whether you’re a beginner runner, an endurance athlete, or someone who runs for the joy of it, dealing with knee pain can put a kink in your running routine. Knee pain is also pretty common. Research shows that up to 50  percent of running injuries strike the knee. Knee pain...
Regardless of how much love to log the miles, running can get a little, well, boring. Maybe you find yourself counting down the minutes until your long run is over, or zoning out when you should be performing your next sprint—we all have our coping mechanisms. One way to make the...
Training on the treadmill is a fantastic way to stay consistent with your training all year round. But pounding the belt day in and day out can get boring—pretty fast. Don’t lose hope. With the right tools and mindset, you can make treadmill training something to look forward to.  One way...
So you’ve spent the last several months training for your next (or first) race, and finally, the big day is here. The fact is, you can do everything right, leading up to the big day but only blow it when the starting gun fires. That’s why working on your racing...
All runners know that stretching is part and parcel of a well-rounded training plan. Regular stretching feels good, increases flexibility, releases tension, corrects muscle imbalance, and improves technique—all of which make running more enjoyable and efficient. That said, mobility training is also important. It’s actually one of the keys to...
Shin splints are the inevitable side effect of logging the miles, especially for those who often run on hard surfaces. This notorious overuse injury can also stop runners in their tracks, often taking weeks to fully heal. Luckily, KT tape can give your muscles a little relief. But knowing why,...
Can’t seem to improve your running speed? Why are you stalling? What should you do to take your running performance to the next level? If you’re looking for answers to these questions, then today you’re in the right place. Here’s the PAINFUL TRUTH. Even the most driven runners can see their running performance hit...