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What are Strides and how can they Help You Run Faster

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...

4 Running Rules You Should Break for Better Results

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...

The Dos And Don’ts Of Running A Marathon

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...

Injury Prevention Tips For Overweight Runners

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,...

6 Yin Yoga Poses Every Runner Should Do

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...

Massage for Runners: The What, When and How

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...

6 Tips to Push Past the Pain When Running

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...

The Beginner’s Guide to the 5K – A Couch to 5K Treadmill Plan

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...

Should You Rotate Your Running Shoes?

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...

The Runner’s Guide To Treating & Prevent Calf Pulls and Strains

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,...