If you have never experienced the irritating effects of chafing while running, then you might be one of the few lucky ones. While mild chafing is no cause for concern, if ignored, your might end up ruining your whole running experience. Would you like to learn how to put a stop...
If you only measure your running intensity by pace or your own perceived exertion levels, know that you’re missing out. Of course, the faster you run, the harder the session, but there are other ways to help monitor your workout intensity. Of course, it’s not rocket science. One of these is...
Run long enough and, sooner or later, you’ll have to stop, mid-run, to relieve an itchy leg. Coming down with this one time is one thing, but having it several times during your runs is another thing. Fret no more. In today’s article, I’ll explain some of the main causes you feel...
If you’re thinking about adding a weighted vest into your workout schedule but don’t how to get started, you’re in the right place. Weight vests have gathered a lot of steam over the past few years as a resistance training tool. Strapping on one will instantly amp up your training intensity,...
Running is a sport that mainly uses the legs. That’s why overuse running injuries are lower extremity injuries, such as runners knee, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, and the rest. However, train long (and hard) enough, and you’ll notice that your upper body, especially your neck and shoulders, is sore or painful...
Whether you’re trying to improve your conditioning or aiming to run a faster 5K, track workouts are a great addition to your running plan. However, if you want to make the most out of your track workouts, knowing your track distance numbers and how far you’re actually running is key. In...
Is there a difference between running and jogging? Can we use the terms exchangeable? Does it really matter? If you’re looking for answers to these questions, then know, my friend, you have come to the right place. When it comes down to it, there’s not much much difference between jogging and running. After all,...
Treadmills have turned over the last few decades into one of the most reliable cardio equipment out there. And recently, a new type of treadmill has gathered a lot of steam in the fitness industry—the curved treadmill. In fact, curved treadmills are fast becoming the go-to cardiovascular machine at both health...
If you have ever trained for a marathon or had a specific marathon goal, you more than likely have heard of the famous Yasso 800s. You might even have tried them in the past. Yasso 800s are a popular workout among serious runners looking to run their fastest marathon ever. In this...
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Should you run with hemorrhoids? That’s a hard question to answer. Running with a condition such as hemorrhoids can be tricky—and really painful for any runner, regardless of how much they like to push themselves. In fact, swollen or inflamed anorectal veins can make it painful to many things, including sitting...