8 Strength Training Strategies That Actually Work For Runners

Strength is the foundation of every athletic movement there is, whether it’s running, biking, soccer, you name it And as a runner, there is nothing more important than strength training to help you run faster and protect your body against injury. 8 Strength Training Strategies That Actually Work For Runners

How to Find The Right Running Partner To Get The Most Out Of Your...

I love running alone, and for so many reasons. When I’m out there all on my own, I’ve complete control over my speed, tempo, training plan, starting time, schedule, etc.

5 High-Intensity Fat-Burning Finishers to try at the end your workouts

Whether you’re looking to shed the extra pounds or trying to hit a new personal best, adding metabolic finishers into the end of your workouts is a powerful training tool to insert into your...

7 Yoga Recovery Poses For Runners

Yoga. Yoooga. Yooooooga. As you can see, yoga is one of my favorite activities in the world. I love it so much, and it has changed me on so many levels—body, mind, and soul (this piece is mainly concerned with the body aspect, so don’t stop reading yet if you are not into the psychological and spiritual stuff). 14470210346_0aaa3a8b4f_z Image Credit - Yogic Photos by Christine through Flickr Do Yoga, Please! It’s a profound practice, and if you haven’t yet caught the bug, then you should. And I hope that by the end of this post, you will at least consider the recovery routine I outlined below. Otherwise, you are missing out.

Top 8 Keto Snacks – Delicious & Simple Recipes

It’s not uncommon to be stuck in the office or out running errands and suddenly get hit with hunger pangs. When this occurs, your first reaction may be to reach for a quick boost...

The Basic 5 Self-Defense Moves Every Runner Needs to Know

Do you know how to defend yourself physically in case you get attacked?  Or would you freeze up in an utter panic? This is a question...

7 Common Mid-Run Problems & How To Deal With Them

Running is one my favorite things to do in the world. It burns mad calories, protects against chronic diseases, improves overall conditioning…. I could go on and on. Nonetheless, often than not, the high impact...

5 Ways to Keep Up Your Running While on Vacation

Whether your upcoming vacation involves hiking through the woods or getting a tan at your favorite beach, you may be thinking about putting your trainers away for the duration. If so, then read on. First...

The 8 Core Exercises Every Runner Should Do

The Benefits Of Core Training For Runners One of the best ways to improve your running without running more is improving your core power and strength. The core—as the name implies—is the baseline of human performance. What Is The Core? The core muscles are the epicenter of the body. They connect the pelvis, spine and trunk to each other and to the rest of your body, including your shoulders blades, hips and legs. They are at the center of everything—the the basis for all of your movement, whether you are an elite runner or an Olympic power lifter. It’s More Than Abs First of all, you need to understand that your “core” isn’t just your abs. it’s more than that. Having a solid core is more than just having strong abdominal muscles. The core extends to the lower back, gluteal muscles, and other areas. The core involves five main areas. The rectus abdominus—what we usually refer to the six-pack muscle. The oblique—or what’s known as the side abs. The erector spinae—aka the lower back muscles. The transversus muscles or deep abs, and The gluteal muscles—the butt muscles.

8 Easy Strength Exercises to Try

If you’re starting strength training for the first time, you’re probably experiencing a mix of emotions. It’s always exciting to walk into the weight room for the first time, but it can also be...