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Running 101 – How to Train With a Heart Rate Monitor

The heart monitor is an all knowing device that you can rely on every time—if you are serious about becoming the best runner you can ever hope to be . But… If you have never used this wonderful tool before, then, truth be told, I can’t blame nor hold it against you. In fact, using a tool like this one is no easy ride. With all that being said, if you are a latecomer to the party, then fret no more. Today I’m going to share with you my full guide to heart rate training. You'll learn why it's such a valuable tool as well as how to use it for maximum results.

Is Cold-Weather Running Bad For You?

Is running in cold weather dangerous, or is it just a weak excuse? Today I’m going to try to answer this annoying question. And hopefully, by the end of this post, you’ll know how to proceed without fail. So are you ready? Then here we go… Is Cold-Weather Running Bad For You?

Running Compression Socks – How To Choose The Right Stockings

In today’s article, we’ll be taking a look at some of the science behind compression socks (if there is any) when it comes to recovery and performance. I’ll also share with you a few practical guidelines on how to make the most out of compression running socks (if you decide to purchase a pair).

The 8 Best Running Apps You Should Try

Whether you’re looking for new running routes, track your runs, or participate in your first 5K, there's an app for that—or more like a hundred. Today’s running apps offer a dazzling number of features, all...

How to Get the Smell Out of Your Running Clothes (& Save them From...

Are you a runner with a laundry problem? More specifically, do you have stinky running clothes problems? Then, you’ve come to the right place. Today I’m going to share with you the system I use to keep my running clothes smelling (and feeling) fresh for the long haul. So, if you want to know how to do that, then keep on reading…

6 Easy Steps For Removing the Smell From Gym Clothes

Log in a couple of sweaty workouts, and you've shirts, shorts, socks, and underwear that smell like a locker room. That's why figuring out how to get the smell out of exercise clothes is one...

12 Safety Tips for Running At Night

One of the best things about running is that you can do it almost anywhere, any time of the day or night. Nonetheless, most runners, including me, prefer logging in our miles during the day when the sun is out and shining. But that’s not always the case. In fact, daytime savings, busy schedules, family obligations, and so on, can get in the way of a regular running program during the daytime. That’s why we sometimes are forced to make the shift to running in the darkest hours of the day, whether it’s the early morning or late in the evening. And the thing is, if you find yourself hitting the road during these hours, you gonna have to take extra precautions to ensure a safe running experience. Staying safe while running in the dark requires a bit of planning. But fret no more. I got you covered buddy. Today I decided to spill the beans on nighttime running.

The 6 Must-Have Running Gadgets

Running is one of the most convenient and simple forms of aerobic exercises in the world. You can do it virtually anywhere without needing a gym or fancy gear. That said, technology can improve almost...

The Complete Beginners Guide to Choosing The Right Running Shoes

The scientific link between running shoes and overuse injuries is still, surprisingly, a source of debate in the running community. In fact, this is not yet unsettled from a scientific standpoint. But all in all, I do believe in the importance of proper running shoes. I have written extensively about it in the past, and I’ll, most likely, keep writing about the subject in the near future. I hate to sound like a broken record, but investing in a pair of proper running shoes is vital if you are serious about keeping your runs consistent and enjoyable for the long haul. That’s why I highly urge you to invest your time and some of your money looking for the best shoe possible. It’s worth the effort, for the short and long term.

How to Choose the Right Running Socks

Running socks? Yes, these are socks made specifically for runners. What makes them different from your typical casual socks is that they are designed to keep your feet dry and comfortable while running for prolonged periods of time. When you run, especially if you sweat a lot (who doesn’t), it’s crucial to equip your feet and your shoes with socks that are comfortable, functional, durable, even fashionable (if you are into that). The Importance of Running Socks