Cross Training For Runners

Cross training workouts and exercises for runners. This is what you need to do off-road to improve your running performance and protect yourself against injry

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What is Runner’s High & How to Get It

Runners high is an experience like nothing else. When you tap into it, you go on autopilot, and the world ceases to exist. You feel like you’re floating, almost as if you’re weightlessly running on air Running...
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The 7 Hip Flexors Stretches Runners Should Do

First things first, hip flexors are a group of skeletal muscles located in the upper thighs and the pelvis region, linking the legs to the pelvis. These muscles connect the thigh bone—known as the femur—to the pelvis. The primary hip flexor muscles are the psoas major and the iliacus— collectively known as the iliopsoas, which is usually the weakest of all of the muscles. Other hip flexor muscles include the sartorius, tensor fascia latae, and rectus femoris. The Functions These powerful muscles are used in every stride when walking, running, and sprinting. Some of the main functions of hip flexors include:
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How To Treat & Prevent Stress Fractures In Runners

Out of all running injuries,  nothing strikes more fear into a runner's heart than stress fractures. But what are stress fractures and why they’re so god damn common in the running world? Inside of this post,...
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How to Cool Down Properly After a Run

If you are a runner looking for the best method to cool down after your runs, then you are in the right place. The cool-down is the last portion of your workout, and it’s key...

{Infographic} How To Make Exercise A Daily Habit

Would you like to make running, or any other exercise plan, a daily habit in your life? Then the following infographic should get you started on the right path. The rest is just details,...
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Top 9 Common Running Injuries

Here is the good news. Today, dear reader, I will delve deep into some of the most common running injuries, along with the best ways for treating and preventing them for good. But first things first, let’s explain what running injuries are all about. Note: Before we proceed, I’d like for the record to explicitly state that it’s beyond the scope of this blog post to provide detailed information about sports injuries without knowing all the symptoms.

The 13 Science-Backed Benefits Of Running You Need to Know About

Running is one of the best calorie-burning, ass-kicking cardio aerobic exercises out there. It can help you manage your weight, increase endurance, improve cardiovascular function, etc. Logging the miles may also protect you against chronic diseases,...
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The Importance of Deadlifts For Runners

If you’re serious about improving your running performance and reducing injury risk, you should deadlift, and deadlift a lot. But why? Running is, after all, an endurance sport that doesn't require a lot of body strength. That’s...

Should You Run With A Hangover?

Have you ever had more drinks than you should the night before a long run? Maybe one post-run beer turned into three shots and four cocktails, and before you know it, you’re already drunk and...
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The 10 Fitness Goals You Should Be Setting

Ready to take your fitness level to the next level, but not sure where to start? Whether you're looking to build muscle, lose weight, run a marathon, or simply improve your health, you likely know...