How To Build Proper Running Form – Your Checklist From Head to Toe

Looking to improve your running form? Then you’ve come to the right place. You Are born To Run Running is an activity we humans were designed to do. In fact, according to evolutionary thinking (and running gurus like Chris MacDougal), running is one of the most natural actions of the human body. Not only that, some scientists even claim that running is what made us human in the first place. (For more on this, check the Endurance Running Hypothesis Wikipedia Page for a treasure trove of information and research references) All you need to do is put on some shoes, and off you go. That said, proper technique might not come naturally for most of us. The majority of recreational runners I know have poor form. In fact, proper form is a not a topic that a lot of runners talk about. They, often than not, ignore (or just underestimate) its importance for training efficiency and injury prevention. This is a big mistake.

The 30-Day Core Sculpting Challenge

Truth be told, it doesn’t matter whether you are a recreational runner, seasoned athlete, or someone who spends most of their time sitting in an office chair, a strong core is vital for both health and performance. Your core muscles are the foundation for almost all athletic and non-athletic movements. And when the core muscles are in trouble—read: too weak—expect all sorts of troubles, including chronic pain, bad posture, back issues, even spinal injury, God forbid. Therefore, once you get your core strong and powerful, you’ll be adding more support to your body so you can run and perform every athletic activity (and every other life task) much more efficiently and with more ease.

The Ultimate 30-Minute Tabata Workout Routine You Need To Try!

Today I’m going to share with you a workout routine that will not only help you burn mad calories and increase overall fitness level, but also help you improve your running and break through any pleateau: Enter Tabata training. In fact, according to plenty of research, if you do tabata workouts on a regular basis, then you will definitely increase your aerobic and anaerobic power with minimal training time. Therefore, I encourage you to try the workout I’m sharing with you below, or if it’s too much then try a version of it and see if you are up for the challenge. I do this as a part of my strength and endurance cross training regime.

9 Reasons You’re Not Building Muscle As A Runner (& What to Do About...

If you are a runner and are looking to build muscle, then look no further. In today’s post, I’m going to share with you the eight obstacles standing in your way of achieving a stronger body, along with a few practical tips to help you overcome them. With that said, don’t get me wrong here. You don’t need to become a full-time weightlifter, ending up like the Incredible Hulk, to reap the benefits of strength training. Au contraire my friend, the training guidelines below will help you get strong without getting huge. In other words, ripped and strong is the way to go. But first things first, why runners need to strength train? Keep on reading for the answer…

Top 8 Keto Snacks – Delicious & Simple Recipes

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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 Deal with Overtraining

Regular running helps you lose weight, increase fitness level, and get into the best shape of your life. But it’s possible to have too much of a good thing, whether you’re a recreational runner or...

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...

How To Pace Yourself While Running

Learning how to properly pace yourself while running is crucial. In fact, if you’re serious about reaching your running best, getting the hang of proper pacing is key to efficient and injury-free training. And here comes...

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...