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...

How To Treat & Prevent Bloody Nipples While Running

I remember the first time I got bloody nipples while running. It was a few years ago. After getting home from a long run on a hot day, I walked into the living room, only...

Your Complete Guide To Treating & Preventing Runner’s Trots

Have you ever had to dash to the nearest tree or porta-potty mid-run? Then you’re not alone. This nightmare scenario is so common in the running world that it has its own catchy name: runners trots. Runners...

How To Start Running Again After A Long Break

Looking to start running again after a long break? Then you come to the right place. Life Is a Cruel Mistress! Consistent running is critical if you want to improve your fitness and health for the long...

6 Ways to Actually Help You Stick to Your Running Plan

Running is a great sport, but it’s not easy. To become a runner, you’ll have to be patient, determined, and motivated to keep training through thick and thin. In fact, even when you have the best...

6 Easy Ways to Sneak More Exercise Into Every Day

We all know that exercise is good for us. It’s key to maintaining a healthy weight, improving mental functioning, and preventing all sorts of health issues. Adults should get a minimum of 150 minutes a week...

8 Post-Workout Mistakes You’re Probably Making & How To Avoid Them

You just finished a sweaty workout, and you’re feeling accomplished. So, what should you do next? If you’re like most people, you probably want nothing more than to lie down and collapse on the couch. After...

How Beginner Runners Can Build Endurance

Whether your goal is to lose weight by running, increase total weekly mileage, or to just get into a better shape, good endurance is the bread and butter of successful training. That said, as a runner, you should focus on improving your stamina while limiting—or controlling—the risk of injury. These two goals might be at odds with each other, but with my help you today, you’ll be able to find the sweet spot. How Beginner Runners Can Build Endurance

4 Essential Breathing Tips for New Runners

Looking to learn how to breathe better when running? Then you're in the right place. Breathing is unconscious and automatic, just like blinking your eyes—not something you usually think about. That said, here is the little kicker. Although breathing is a basic human function, not every runner breathes effectively, especially beginner trainees. In fact, when it comes to running, the art of respiration is a bit more complicated than we think.

Running 101 – How Often Should Beginners Run?

When planning your running routine, the first critical component you need to figure out is your running frequency. As in, how many times should you run per week? And as we are going to see in today’s post, the answer to that question is not all black or white. Running 101 - How Often Should Beginners Run?