Running is one of the most natural movements of the human body, and it’s part of evolution and our ancestry. In fact, some evolutionary biologists go as far as to claim that running is what made up humans.Not convinced? Take a look at the Endurance Running Hypothesis Wikipedia Page...
You already know that running is important; otherwise, you'd have spent your money on chocolate bars and pretzels instead of your running shoes.Why is running so worthwhile? The reasons run the gamut: to lose weight, relieve stress, eat more without gaining weight, challenge oneself, stay young, get into better...
I started running roughly a decade ago, and throughout these years, I’ve noticed that nearly every runner, especially beginners, stick to the same running plan.  They do the same distance workouts…in the same shoes…on the same roads …. with the same warm-up and cooldowns…etc.Here’s the sad truth. Getting trapped...
Drinking enough water while running is vital for keeping your body performing at its peak.  But how do you hydrate properly?That’s what I’m going to tackle in today’s post. By the end , you’ll need to know all you need to know about proper hydration while running. Why Water Matters? The...
One of the biggest mistakes I made as a runner was neglecting my nutrition. In fact, for a very long time, I believed that diet was not that important as long as I kept logging in the miles.I was wrong. So wrong.What I learned throughout the last few years...
What I love the most about running is that you don’t need to invest in lots of equipment to get started.  It’s such a low-maintenance sport. All you need is a few essentials, and off you go.But what are these essentials? How can you tell what you need from...
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 the world. Roughly one percent of Americans hit the pavement on a regular basis—that’s about...
If you’ve just started running (or been a runner for a quite a while) and noticed that you get a terrible headache either during or after your runs, then this post is for you.Getting a headache from running can be a real buzz kill. But here’s the truth.  Exercise-induced...
Hill running is no easy walk in the park. It requires a mix of stamina, strength, technique, and sheer will-power. That’s why lots of runners have a love/hate relationship with hills.If you tend to avoid the hills because they’re challenging and/or don’t know how to tackle them, then today’s...
As a runner, you are no stranger to black toenails—unless you have not been on the running path for that long.In fact, less than a month ago I did a 12-mile run and forgot to clip my toenails the night before. Once I got home, took my shoes and...