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The 7 Best Oblique Exercises – A 30-Minute Side Abs Workout Routine

When it comes to running, core strength is of paramount importance. I have already written extensively about the importance of core training for runners (check the post here) and have shared plenty of workout routines to help you target and strengthen these vitals muscles. Nonetheless, most of the routines I have on my blog tend target most of the muscles of the core, including the glutes, upper abs, lower abs and the obliques. So today, I decided to share a workout routine that’s specific and targets mainly one muscle group: The obliques. As a result, if you are looking for a specialized core routine and/or have weaker obliques (or just looking to achieve more definition and sculpt), the routine I’m sharing with you today is perfect. Here we go…

Here’s your Checklist for Better Trail Running Technique

While you’re expected to repeat the same motion over and over again when running on the road, you’ll need to change up your technique on the trails. To be a good trail runner, you’ll need...

The Best Stadium Runners Workout Routine

If you are anything like me, then running the same route over and over again can get, really, tedious. Therefore, spicing up your running program is of paramount importance, especially if you are serious...

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...

The 7 Best Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

When it comes to losing weight, one of the best things to help you in your effort is boosting metabolism. This is considered by many as the holy grail of weight watchers everywhere. But here’s...

How To Practice race pace For The Ideal Racing Experience

So you’ve spent the last several months training for your next (or first) race, and finally, the big day is here. The fact is, you can do everything right, leading up to the big day...

Your Complete Guide To Preventing & Treating Black Toenails While Running

As a runner, you are no stranger to black toenails—unless you have not been on the running path for that long. In fact, less than a month ago I did a 12-mile run and forgot...

5 Simple Yoga Poses for Runners

Yoga strengthens, conditions, and stretches both the body and the mind. Though it's a stand-alone practice, there's no denying that adding some yoga into your routine can help with your performance as an athlete. That's...

Running While Sick – Should you Run with a Cold?

Whether you’re a few runs away from reaching your ideal body weight or are in the thick of training for your 12th marathon, any little setback can put a real dent in your progress,...

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.