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How to Run In Extreme Weather Conditions

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...

How Much Sleep Do Runners Need?

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...

How Healthy and Fit Are you?

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...

Why (& How) Runners Should Lift Weights

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....

7 Tips to Improve Your Running Technique

Running is one of the most natural movements of the human body, and it’s part of evolution and our ancestry. In fact, some evolutionary biologists go as far as to claim that running is...

5 Diseases You Can Prevent With Running

You already know that running is important; otherwise, you'd have spent your money on chocolate bars and pretzels instead of your running shoes.Why is running so worthwhile? The reasons run the gamut: to lose...

Your Guide To Pre- and Post-Run Eating

One of the biggest mistakes I made as a runner was neglecting my nutrition. In fact, for a very long time, I believed that diet was not that important as long as I kept...

How to Prevent and Treat The 6 Common Running Injuries

Running has got a lot to offer. When done properly, it can improve your physical fitness, emotional life, and overall health and well-being.Running is also one of the most popular forms of  exercise in...

How to Prevent Headaches When Running

If you’ve just started running (or been a runner for a quite a while) and noticed that you get a terrible headache either during or after your runs, then this post is for you.Getting...

How to Master Hill Training Workouts

Hill running is no easy walk in the park. It requires a mix of stamina, strength, technique, and sheer will-power. That’s why lots of runners have a love/hate relationship with hills.If you tend to...