Runners' Motivation

Want to improve your running motivation? You came to the right place. In this section, you'll discover plenty of articles and guides that can help inspire your running routine and improve the mental aspect of your running game. What's not to like, I daresay!

The Overweight Runners Guide – Start Running Now!

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.
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My Top 53 Running Mantras

Looking for the best running mantras? You're in the right place. Here's the truth. When you believe in yourself and think positive thoughts, you are more likely to perform your best. Likewise, if you let a negative mindset...
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131 Inspirational Running Quotes

Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion or a gazelle-when the sun comes up, you’d better be running. Christopher McDougall
Books For Runners

The 8 Best Running Books

As a runner, there is so much wisdom to soak up from some of the best books written on the subject. And if you are anything like me (a proud self-proclaimed nerd and runner), then sometimes you just want to dive deep into a subject and learn all there is to learn about it. That’s why today, dear runner, I decided to share with you a list of my favorite running books of all times. Inside of these books, you’ll find plenty of inspirational stories, useful information, practical training guidelines—all of which will make you a better runner. 8 Must-Read Books For Runners So, add these books to your reading list if you are serious about becoming the best runner you can be.

The Greatest 72 Running Tips Of All Time

Whether you are a beginner, a regular runner, or even a marathoner, here are 70 running tips to help you get to the next level.

The 101 Best Running Tips and Hacks of All Time

If you’re serious about becoming the best runner you can be, then you’re in the right place. In today’s post, dear reader, I’m sharing with you more than 100 running tips to help make your workout routine a complete success. Follow these practical, simple, and proven strategies, and you’ll reach your full running potential in no-time. In fact, today’s post is the ultimate checklist for a stronger, fitter and injury-proof you, whether you’re a complete beginner, a recreational athlete, or a veteran runner. The 101 Best Running Tips and Hacks of All Time So, are you excited? Then here we go…
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10 Ways to Enjoy the Long Run

Long runs must be done. They are the backbone of any running program—from 5ks to ultramarathons. Long runs build endurance and strength and teach you all you need to know about handling and dealing with fatigue on the run. Long runs also help you develop mental toughness needed to tackle long distance races, like half-marathon, marathons and beyond. 10 Ways to Enjoy the Long Run Here are 10 ways to make going the distance comfortable—even a enjoyable ride.
RPE Explained for runners

RPE Explained- The Rated Perceived Exertion Scale

How can I measure my training intensity? If you don’t know the answer to that question, then you are in the right place. Workout intensity is vital to measure as it can tell you whether you are training too hard or not pushing it hard enough. Do too much, and you risk injury and/or burnout. Do too little, and your fitness level will plateau, even decline, which is not what you want. One of the commonly used methods is the Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE). Using this rating system is a crucial component of any training program—regardless of your current fitness level and goals. In this post, I will give you an overview of RPE—what is it, why you should use it, and how to efficiently use for maximum effect. So, are you excited? Then here we go.

7 Easy Ways to Start Running Again

Planning to pick up running again after months (or years) on the couch? Then you've come to the right place. In today's post, I'm going to show you exactly how to start running again after a...

10 Simple 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.