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7 Moves For Beating Knee Pain While Running

When it comes to preventing knee pain, knee strengthening exercises are the way to go. In fact, as a runner, if you are plagued with knee pain and you are serious about preventing any future pain, or God Forbid, serious knee injury, then you should really start working on adding strength to your knees by doing the exercises I’m going to share with you today.

The Most Important Muscles Used When Running

Looking to learn more about the most important muscles used when running? Then you are in the right place. Muscle Anatomy - An Introduction The human body is an amazing piece of “machinery,” and muscles are a...

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 7 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Running is a fantastic cardiovascular exercise. I love to run, and it’s great knowing that it’s good for me too. But there’s a catch. (Isn’t there always a catch?) This high impact sport also puts...

How to Balance CrossFit and Running

If you’re looking to add CrossFit to your running plan, then you came to the right place. In today’s post, I’ll be sharing with you a few useful training guidelines that will put you on...

6 Cardio Workout Alternatives to Running

unning is a cardiovascular exercise per excellence... But, truth be told, hitting the pavement is just one cardio option, and there are other ways, more and less beneficial to some degree, to get a cardio kick. Of course, I still love running pretty much. But sometimes a little bit of change can do wonders to motivation and training consistency—especially if you are injured, burned out, or just bored. See, the benefits of cross training abound. Therefore, if you have trouble running—whether you are nursing an injury, are burned out or just looking to spice things up—know that you have quite a lot of alternatives. 6 Cardio Workout Alternatives to Running

10 Ways to build Your Running Endurance and Stamina

If you are looking for some of the best ways and strategies to help you boost your running stamina, then you're in the right place. Today, dear reader, I'm gonna be sharing with you some of my favorite and well-tested endurance building guidelines that will help you become the best runner you can be. So, are you ready? Then here we go.

Top 7 Foods To Stop Sugar Cravings For Good

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, then you already know that sugar is the ultimate diet saboteur. Not only that, sugar—in most of its forms—is highly addictive, which makes...

Running 101 – How to Determine Your Foot Type? (& What Does it Mean)

When it comes to foot type biomechanics, runners are divided into three broad categories: the neutral-footed, the flat-footed (the overpronator runner), and the high-arched (the supinator runner). Therefore, if you are a serious runner looking to boost training volume but still hunting for the ideal running pair, then you need to learn more about your foot type. According to conventional wisdom in the running world, your pronation type is also a contributing factor in selecting and choosing the right running shoe. Not only that, some experts also claim that having an understanding of pronation and how it affects the rest of your body can help you determine the type of a shoe most appropriate for you. Therefore, today, dear reader, I will share with you all you need to know about your foot type, what does that mean, and what type of shoe works the best for a particular foot type.

The 7 Best Full Body Exercises for Runners

As you already know, if you have read any of my posts, strength training is vital for runners. In fact, all healthy and fit runners strength train, on a regular basis. Why do you need to...