How to Treat & Prevent Groin Strains While Running

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...

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.

6 Essential Exercises To Prevent Calf Pain When Running

If you’re currently experiencing calf pain caused (supposedly) by running, then you came to the right place. Calf issues are a pretty common complaint about runners. But if you take good care of your calf muscles...

How to Make a Strong Comeback to Running After an Injury

If you just had a running injury, and now you are itching to get back to your routine, then you’re in the right place. Running Injuries Suck! I hate to break it to you, but running injuries are not a joke. They are painful and can put a halt to your current running routine and lifestyle. In fact, being injured is a runner's worst nightmare. You gotta find and learn how to score a safe and pain-free running comeback. And truth be told, coming back from a running injury is no easy feat. In fact, it can be a true test of your patience and overall emotion health, and inner game power. But I got you covered, buddy. You don’t need to worry…

6 Yoga Poses to Ease Post-Run Muscle Soreness

if you feel sore after a run, then good job buddy! But this soreness can also be a bad thing, especially if it’s interfering with your everyday activities. Post-run soreness can also be an unpleasant experience—even painful at times, and may interfere with your daily activity and how ready you can be—physically and mentally—for your next workout. Therefore, today I’m sharing with you one of my favorite cross-training activities you can do to speed up recovery: yoga.

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.

The Complete Guide To Recovery Runs

Quality workouts, think interval sessions and long runs, get the majority of attention in most runners’ training plans,  but recovery runs are usually ignored. In fact, the recovery run has been the often-than-not forgotten workout. That said, recovery runs are one of the most valuable runs. As we are going to see, recovery runs are essential. Running at a relaxed pace can help you develop proper form, build endurance, establish base mileage, and might even, as the name implies, speed up recovery. As a result, in today’s post, I’m sharing with some training guidelines on how to do the recovery run right.

How To Treat And Prevent Shin Splints

This is my fourth detailed guide to common running injuries. In the first three blog posts, I covered runners knee and ITBS and ankle sprains, and today I am sharing with you, dear readers, my complete guide to the common condition known as shin splints. Shin Splints are Everywhere Shin splints are some of the most common running injuries of all times. I have had it in the past, multiple times, and I haven’t yet come across a runner who didn’t suffer through it at some point in their running career. Obviously, shin splints are more widespread among runners, especially beginners, and long-distance runners. Not only that, shin splints are also pretty common among dancers, gymnasts and military recruits, according to the National Institute of Health.

How To Treat And Prevent Plantar Fasciitis While Running

As a runner, you must be (painfully) familiar with the agony associated with plantar fasciitis. The fact is, this injury is a runners’ recurring nightmare. That’s why today, dear reader, I’m sharing with you my comprehensive guide to Plantar fasciitis. With my help today, you’ll have all of the tools you need to handle and deal with this infamous running injury. So, are you excited? Then here we go… How To Treat And Prevent Plantar Fasciitis While Running

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?