The 7 Best Plyometric Exercises for Runners

I started doing plyometric training years ago when I discovered it by going through a P90X program, which was one of the defining moments of my fitness life. In fact, Tony Horton has changed my life and the way I see fitness. Drastically. He is an awesome trainer, and I’m really grateful. Always give credit where credit is due. But enough talk about that crazy fit old dude, and let’s delve into plyometric training for runners, which is the main purpose of this blog post. What are plyometrics? “Plyometric training is high-velocity movement that relies on power generated through what is called the “stretch-shortening cycle””. This is the definition I found on the Runner’s World magazine website, and the definition will only leave you feel more perplexed and a bit, intimidated.

Core Training – The 13 Plank Variations You Need to Do

To plank or not to plank… Are you even considering it? I spent these last years trying to find out the best exercises and training routines that can help me get into the best shape of...

How to Treat and Prevent Piriformis Syndrome

If you have ever felt pain in your butt while running then chances you have some degrees of piriformis syndrome. This condition is pretty common regardless of your training experience and background. In today’s post, I’ll...

Intermittent Fasting for Beginners – The 5 Most Common IF methods

If you want to shake your eating habits, intermittent fasting is the perfect tool. Research reports that the practice provides huge benefits for your brain and body. The practice of going on “intentional hunger,” or...

How To Improve Your Running Posture – The 6 Exercises You Need

I spend most days sitting for hours on end, whether I’m working or “Netflixing” (those episodes of Daredevil won’t watch themselves.) For a long time, I had no idea how sitting negatively affected my...

The 5 Standing Core Exercises Every Runners Should Do

Core training is an essential ingredient in any training program—whether you are just a recreational runner looking to achieve a ripped midsection or a serious athlete on the quest to improve athletic performance and...

6 Cycling Workouts for Runners

We are in the month of May, and May happens to be the National Bike Month. Therefore, and for that occasion, I decided today to write something up about some of the many benefits of cycling for runners. Therfore, I encourage you to give cycling a try—especially after you get acquainted with the many benefits that cycling has to offer runners, and how simple it is to start biking. I hope you’ll find them useful and simple enough.

Why (& How) Runners Should Lift Weights

For runners, resistance training provides many benefits when used in conjunction with a well-rounded running program. Nevertheless, I know  lots of runners whoshy away from the weight room out of the fear of bulking up....

6 core exercises Everyone should be doing

I find myself sharing core exercises over and over again—not just because I love core training, but also thanks to the importance of a strong core. But wait, what do I mean by the core?...

4 Tips to Beat Winter Workout Blues

Getting yourself to work out can be challenging when the days are short, and the temperature is freezing. That’s why a lot of fitness enthusiasts stop exercising during the winter months—especially outdoor warriors such...