22 Ways to Stay Cool (and Safe) During Summer Runs

I love running in the summer, and I believe it’s a great time to run (and so is every season of the year duh!). Nonetheless, heat and humidity can wreak havoc on your running routine,...

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.

10 Ways To Make Running Feel Easier

I used to “hate” running too. But as I time progressed and I got fitter and stronger, eventually running became easier and I started falling in love with it. 10 Ways To Make Running Feel Easier Therefore, today I decided to share with you some practical tips and advice on how to make running easier—especially if you are just starting out and want to build the right base from the get-go. Inside this post, you are going to learn a lot of practical strategies to help make running more enjoyable and comfortable, regardless of your current level fitness level and training background.

How to Set the Right Running (& Fitness) Goals

Having big aspirations is key for success—Whether you want to start running regularly or to finish a sub 2:30 marathon. In fact, I encourage you to think big, go for the gold, reach for...

5 Simple Steps to build healthy habits

Building healthy habits isn't easy as some internet pundits make it to be. I can’t speak for anyone else but healthy habits, such as healthy eating or running, usually get placed on the back burner...

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...

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

5 Tips To Making Exercise A Daily Priority

“Gee, I’d love to do that too, but I don’t have time to run.” When I tell people about my passion for running, that’s one of the first comments I usually hear in response. The underline...

The 30-Day Running For Fun Challenge

I hate to sound like one of those annoying runners, but I wholeheartedly love to run. Maybe you are already like me... Or at least, you most likely know someone like me. Nonetheless, I’m also aware of the dark side of doing the same running workouts, over and over again, which is BOREDOM and a whole host of other troubles. The fact is, whether you are a recreational runner, or an elite athlete, there is a sense of boredom and tiredness that sets in when you stick to the same running routine, over and over again. But that’s not the end of the world. There is always something you can do about it.

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.