5 Things You Should Never Do Before a Run

As runners, we mostly focus on the actual session, rarely on not what comes before it. After, the time we spend out there is precious. Every minute we...

5 Simple Steps to build healthy habits

Building healthy habits isn't easy as some internet pundits make it to be. I can’t speak for anyone else but healthy habits, such as healthy eating or running, usually get placed on the back burner...

How to Start a Workout Routine If You’re Overweight 

Starting a workout routine from scratch can be quite tricky for everyone, but it’s especially challenging for those with too many pounds to lose. If your current weight places you in the morbidly obese category,...

7 Ways to Make Running More Fun

“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 from running, but I’ll go anyway.” If you’re a runner, chances are you’re...

7 ways to make running less difficult

Running isn't only a great way to get in shape, it can also be a lot of fun. However, as you begin to log in more miles, aches and pains can start popping up. Pounding the...

8 Common Running (& Fitness) Myths

Running is pretty straightforward. Grab a pair of decent shoes and head out the door. In fact, this sport is, without a doubt, one of the world’s most accessible sports of all times. Nonetheless, if you peel back the layers, you’ll find that the running world is full of all sorts of lies, myths, misconceptions and total B.S. just like any other sports industry in the world. As a result, today I decided to debunk some of the most common myths about running so you could know what’s worth believing and what should be taken with a grain of salt—helping you run free of nonsense.

Strength Training For Runners – The 7 Weight Training Exercises you Need

As a runner, strength training is crucial, especially if you’re serious about reaching your full potential. I cannot emphasize this enough! Why should you lift weights...

The Overweight Beginner’s Guide To Running

When it comes to starting a running program, being overweight can be a major obstacle. Nonetheless, just because you are heavy does not mean that you barred from the sport. The fact is, running isn’t reserved for thin people with no weight problems. If you are overweight, then running (the way I’m going to be prescribing it today) might be the right thing you need to shed the extra pounds and keep them off for good. Running is awesome. In fact, running is one of the best exercises out there. It’s simple, convenient and burns mad calories. And all you need is a pair of good shoes and off you go. For more on the benefits of running, check my two here posts here. Enter The Beginner Overweight Runner Program With that all being said, there is a dark side to running. In fact, this sport is high impact and can take a toll on your body—especially if you are really overweight and/or out of shape. The good news is by following the training guidelines below, you’ll be able to take up running, lose the weight, then keep it off for good.

30-Minute Indoor Circuit Workout for Runners

30-Minute Indoor Circuit Workout for Runners If you are currently stuck inside, due to the weather, a baby, safety concerns, monetary reasons, you name it, the circuit I’m sharing with you today is the perfect solution. In fact, this indoor workout routine is ideal for the cold winter month and perfect if time crunched fitness nuts. Most of the exercises below require minimum equipment and can be done almost anywhere, as long as you have enough space. These exercises will boost your heart rate, sculpt your body and get you out of running rut and help you smash through a training plateau. For more challenge, use heavier dumbbells, medicine balls and push as hard as you can, or shoot for more rounds.

6 Quick Dynamic Warm Up Exercises for Runners

As a runner, if you are serious about performing your best and preventing injury, then you need to start doing both general and specific warm-up exercises before your runs, especially before hard workouts and...