Three months ago I was on vacation and apparently pulled a groin muscle while playing soccer with some friends on the beach. I had intense pain inside of my right upper thigh that forced...
This piece on gastrointestinal problems during running and the exact steps you need to take to prevent it for good. Call it “runner’s trots”, “the runs”, “workout stomach”. Whatever you call it; GI issues are no stranger to most runners. In fact, if you have ever done a hard run (or any type of strenuous workout), then chances are high, that at some point, you have had to high-tail to the nearest secluded tree or bathroom ASAP. I doubt that there is no runner alive who hasn’t experienced some type of stomach issue while pounding the pavement.
Running has got a lot to offer. When done properly, it can improve your physical fitness, emotional life, and overall health and well-being. Running is also one of the most popular forms of exercise in...
If you are thinking about improving your running form, then you must be a wise runner because working on developing proper running form is one of the best things you can do to improve as a runner for the long haul. Study shows that proper running form can help you become more of an efficient runner, helping you improve performance and avoid injury. Truth be told, if you run with bad form, then expect pain, strains, aches, injuries and compromised running efficiency, hindering you from achieving your full running potential Today I’m going to share with you some of the best tips and practices when it comes to proper running form. I know that this subject is full of controversy. Nonetheless, I will do my best to provide you with all of the tools and guidelines you need to start the process of developing and improving proper running technique.
When it comes to preventing knee pain, knee strengthening exercises are the way to go. In fact, as a runner, if you are plagued with knee pain and you are serious about preventing any future pain, or God Forbid, serious knee injury, then you should really start working on adding strength to your knees by doing the exercises I’m going to share with you today.
Therefore, it’s no surprise that the knee is the most common site for injuries among runners (and athletes from all backgrounds). In fact, knee injuries make up roughly 50 percent of all sports injuries, according to research. Knee pain/injury can affect anyone, from beginner joggers who are just starting out, to elite runners who push themselves a bit too hard.
Running is awesome. It’s really life changing and can help you get into the best shape of your life. I can go on and on about the benefits of running, but that’s not the whole story. There is also a dark to running, and it’s the chief reason so many people shy away from the sport. Enter of the World of Running Injuries. What I really hate about running injuries is that they are often hard to avoid. In fact, according to American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, approximately 70 percent of all runners will get injured at some point in their running life. Not only that, runners also have to deal with all sorts of pain and discomfort, ranging from screaming blisters, black toes, mental burnouts to crippling back pain and debilitating muscle soreness.