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The 23 Running Motivation Hacks You Need

You might think you possess a will of iron, but will still have those low days when your motivation leaves you stuck in circles. We runners are known for our self-discipline. And when we no...

How to Become a Morning Runner

They say that the early bird gets the worm and that the world belongs to those who get up early, but truth be told, not everyone is a morning person (thank God!), and it’s even harder when you are trying to wake up a little earlier than usual to go for a run or a workout. Nonetheless, as I had learned when I became a morning runner, getting up early and logging in a run first thing in the morning is an amazing way to start the day. You will, literally, be starting the day on a high, and not just the awesome “runner’s high”. Therefore, today, I’m going to share with you a few practical guidelines and tips to help you achieve the same thing. By applying these powerful principles, you won’t only become a morning runner, but you will also have the tools you need to take control over your daily life schedule and build some awesome healthy habits in the process.

How to Fall in Love with Running – 12 Ways

I have been running for the last 10 years, but I wasn’t born with an I-Love-Running gene. And truth be told, running for me wasn't love at first sight. In fact, I used to “not like” it so much (even hated it at occasions) when I took it up for the first few months. As a result, today my dear readers, I wanted to share with some of the practical strategies and action steps that helped me fall in love with running and stay so for the past few years. So are you ready? Then here we go…

My Top 53 Running & Fitness Mantras

If you have the right mindset, then you are heading in the right direction. So when you believe in yourself and think positive thoughts, you are more likely to perform your best. Likewise, if you...

5 Easy Ways to Survive Long Runs on the Treadmill

The long run is part and parcel of any training program—whether you’re a 5K enthusiast or an established marathoner. Spending long hours on your feet increases stamina builds running muscles, improves form, makes your more...

The Overweight Beginner’s Guide To Running

When it comes to starting a running program, being overweight can be a major obstacle. Nonetheless, just because you are heavy does not mean that you barred from the sport. The fact is, running isn’t reserved for thin people with no weight problems. If you are overweight, then running (the way I’m going to be prescribing it today) might be the right thing you need to shed the extra pounds and keep them off for good. Running is awesome. In fact, running is one of the best exercises out there. It’s simple, convenient and burns mad calories. And all you need is a pair of good shoes and off you go. For more on the benefits of running, check my two here posts here. Enter The Beginner Overweight Runner Program With that all being said, there is a dark side to running. In fact, this sport is high impact and can take a toll on your body—especially if you are really overweight and/or out of shape. The good news is by following the training guidelines below, you’ll be able to take up running, lose the weight, then keep it off for good.

6 Exercises to Help You Become a Mentally Strong Runner

Enter Mental Training For Runners One of the subjects that I’m interested in but haven’t written about diligently, is the subject of mental training for runners--especially what makes a runner mentally strong. Therefore, in today’s post, I’m gonna share with you some of my best advice when it comes to building and maintaining mental toughness for your runs (and for the rest of your life). So why mental toughness is so critical, and how can we develop more of it (without hiring some expensive life coach)?

5 Ways Running Improves Your Fitness, Health, & Longevity

Looking to learn more about how running improves your healtht? Well, you’re in the right place. In today's post, dear reader, I will delve a little deeper into some physiological benefits of running. These will serve as a catalyst for gargantuan motivation—especially when you realize that there is more to running than losing a few pounds. 5 Ways Running Improves Your Fitness, Health, & Longevity 1. Run away from Cancer

The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Runners

If you want to become the best runner you can be—whether it’s beating a personal record, tackling a new distance or losing the extra pounds for good—then one of the best things you can do is to cultivate the habits of successful and effective runners. As a result, today I’m going to identify some of the essential habits shared by efficient and highly motivated runners.

7 Ways Running Improves Your Brain Power

Research has linked running to many physiological, emotional and psychological benefits, such as stress relief, reduced depression, improved mental clarity, etc. That’s why today, dear reader, I will teach you more about some of the brain benefits that running offers. So, without further ado, here are some of the few ways that running—and exercise in general—can help you build YOUR best brain ever. 7 Ways Running Improves Your Brain Power