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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Sprint Workouts Training For Beginners

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to train like a sprinter, then you are in the right place. In today’s post, I’m going to share with you an awesome workout program routine inspired by real life Olympic sprint training. Don’t get me wrong. I’m no Olympic sprinter and have never trained to be one. This whole post is the result of my research and some serious digging into the current Olympic training programs available on the net. So please be careful here. The workout program I’m sharing with you below is quite intense, and if you are not ready for it, you might be setting yourself for injury and burnout. So you have been warned, buddy.
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Weighted Lunges, Pulse Lunges… – How to Do Lunges

If you're into lunges, whether it's weighted lunges, pulse lunges, or alternating lunges, then you have come to the right place. The fact is, lunges are one of my favorite strength exercises of all times:...
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The 6 Yoga Poses For Injury Free Running

If you do any running, you know that, sooner or later, injuries happen. Surveys show that more than half of all runners suffer from at least one injury per year, mostly due to body imbalances...
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18 Strategies For Safely Running In The Summer

I love running in the summer, and I believe it’s a great time for outdoor exercise (and so is every season of the year). But, exercising in the summer can be tricky, especially when temperatures...
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8 Foot Strength Exercises For Runners

As a runner, you should realize by now that strength training is part and parcel of your training program. And if you are already mindful of your muscles, then congratulations! Keep up the good work. But, I still have a question: “Do you do any sort of feet strength training?” If your answer is no, then, buddy, you are missing out, big time. The Benefits of Feet Strength Training
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8 Standing Post-Run Stretches For Runners

To be honest, I have never been a big fan of post-run stretching. The moment I finished a run, I would immediately jump into the shower, and promise myself that I will stretch next time. But...
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Injury Prevention Tips For Overweight Runners

Whether you just took up running to lose weight or are already an established runner in the Clydesdale category, pounding the pavement when you’re overweight is tricky. Sure, runners come in all sizes and shapes,...
HIIT Workouts For Weight Loss

The 13 Best HIIT Workouts For Weight Loss

Looking for the best workouts for weight loss? Look no further than high-intensity interval training (HIIT). Why? Because HIIT workouts works like a charm for dropping pounds and achieving a healthy weight. But to get the most out...
runner dealing iotibial Band Syndrome

How to Treat & Prevent Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome is an overuse injury of tissues of the outer thigh and knee, and it’s one of the most common injuries experienced by runners from all training backgrounds and fitness levels. This injury does not discriminate nor differentiate. It can hit the beginner runner and elite runner alike. According to research, this injury accounts for about 10 percent of all running injuries. ITBS is usually known and marked by a burning and sharp knee pain, and it’s really painful and debilitating. So before I delve deep into some of the treatment and prevention strategies for this incapacitating condition, let’s first take a quick look on the medical definition of ITBS and some of the main factors that cause it.
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8 Ways to Prevent Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is an injury that strikes fear in the heart of runners all ages and abilities. It plagues every one of all fitness and backgrounds levels, from the beginner to the elite. In fact,...