8 Ways to Avoid Winter Weight Gain

I started running for one main reason: To lose weight. And truth be told, running is s one of the best exercises you can do to lose weight and get in shape. But during the winter, you can pile on the pounds—especially if you let things spiral out of control. In fact, winter gain is not an urban myth. It’s real, and research has shown that most people gain about one to five pounds, sometimes more, during the winter season. Therefore, today I’m sharing with you some of my best tips and strategies that can help you avoid winter weight gain. But before I do that, let’s first take a quick look at the causes of winter’s extra pounds.

How to Run on a Paleo Diet

PALEO IS LEGIT, AND IT WORKS. Oh God! Not another diet! I know, it sounds like the type of diet trends/marketing nonsense you see on late night commercials; nonetheless, Paleo is actually the real thing. Today is my first attempt to get you started on the paleo path. Please before you decide to leave this blog or pick another post to read, hear (read) what I have to say. This blog post is about sharing with you my insights on the Paleo diet and how it can help you as a runner. I will be also sharing with you some practical tips to help you experiment with this amazing nutrition regiment.

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Stomach burn, heartburn, or acid reflux is quite common among runners of all fitness levels and training backgrounds. Nonetheless, getting a heartburn while running can put an end to a workout at the very least, make it less enjoyable. In fact, the last thing you want is a heartburn outbreak while you are running. But fret no more… I got you covered, buddy. The good news is that there is always something you can do to deal the burn. That’s why today, dear reader, I’m sharing with you a fool-proof system that can help you deal with this problem with ease.

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7 Ways to Stop Post-Workout Hunger

Do you find yourself starving after a run? Does your stomach screams for substance following a hard workout? Are you experiencing runner’s hunger, aka “runger”, more than often? If so, then you are not alone. In fact, this is pretty common and happens more often than you think. The Runger Phenomenon Runger, which is the hunger induced by running (Running + Hunger), is very common and can be handled without much trouble. However, this little issue can become a real problem to be taken seriously, especially if you are serious about reaching your fitness goals, be it losing weight, building healthier eating habits, or improving running performance.

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