Runner’s Guide to Treating and Preventing Blisters

So you decided to train for your first race. Maybe it’s a 10K, a half marathon or whatever got you going. Anyway, you are determined to run as hard and as fast possible so you can be prepared on the big day. Then after a couple of weeks of training, you start getting plagued by blisters, especially around your arches and your training becomes a “running” hell. Even if you are only running for leisure and fitness, blisters can be a big annoyance. But fret no more. You are not alone. Blisters from running are very common. I know, I had at least two races ruined because of a painful foot blister. So what’s a blister anyway? How Running Blisters Occur

How to Prevent and Handle a Dog Attack While Running

Imagine yourself enjoying a run on the trails or around the neighborhood when, and out of nowhere, a hostile dog runs up to you at light speed with fangs barred and bad intentions. Do you know what you should do? If your answer is no, then keep on reading… An Encounter of A Doggy Kind As much as I love dogs—and all animals for that matters—I don’t really like being chased, or attacked, by them while running. In fact, dogs can be a runner’s worst nightmare when they go on the offense.

Knee Pain When Running – The 7 Most Common Knee Injuries in Runners

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.

How to Spot & Prevent Overtraining When Running

Keeping a regular running routine will help you lose weight, boost fitness level, and get into the best shape of your life. But it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. And one...

Is Running Good or Bad for Your Knees?

The “running is bad for your knees” is one of the most entrenched myths about the sport, especially among non-runners. In fact, chances are, if you’ve been a runner even for a relatively short time, you’ve...

How to Prevent and Treat The 6 Common Running Injuries

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...

8 Secrets to Running Like A Pro

Want to know how to run like a pro runner? If your answer is yes, then keep on reading… Why should you consider training like a pro? The fact is, if you are serious about reaching your full potential, you’ll need to imitate the strategies of those on top—no need to reinvent the wheel. By training like a pro runner, you’ll be able, without a shadow of a doubt, to achieve your running best.

10 Causes of Hip Pain During and After Running

Pain is common among runners of all levels and backgrounds—and hip issues are no exception. Sure, hip injuries, unlike knee ailments, are not a huge problem in the running world. Nevertheless, a lot can go wrong Left unchecked, what started as a mild hip soreness may turn into a debilitating injury. This will definitely bring your running routine to a screeching halt

Exercise-Caused Heartburn: Preventing Acid Reflux While Running

Stomach burn, heartburn, or acid reflux is quite common among runners of all fitness levels and training backgrounds. Nonetheless, getting a heartburn while running can put an end to a workout at the very least, make it less enjoyable. In fact, the last thing you want is a heartburn outbreak while you are running. But fret no more… I got you covered, buddy. The good news is that there is always something you can do to deal the burn. That’s why today, dear reader, I’m sharing with you a fool-proof system that can help you deal with this problem with ease.

7 Moves For Beating Knee Pain While Running

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.