Getting injured while running is never fun. Serious running injuries require weeks, sometimes months, of limited activity and rehabilitation to heal. They’re the worst. But that’s not the whole story. Any runner who has sustained an injury knows that sprains, strains, and fractures don’t just affect the body. They also mess...
While mountain running can be a truly transformative experience, it’s no easy walk in the park. The steep terrain, the technical trails, and the lung-searing thin air will challenge your body (and mind) like nothing else. But the rewards more than make up for all the trouble. Once you...
Aqua jogging is the ultimate form of cross-training for runners. It’s zero impact and has a drastically lower risk of injury compared to other cardio workouts. So what’s aqua jogging, and how can you get the most out of it? That’s where this post comes in handy. In today’s article, we’ll...
Want to take your training to the next level?  Then consider running twice a day. I know. The average runner has enough trouble finding time for one run, let alone for two. In fact, two-a-day runs are generally thought to be only meant for elite athletes running for a living. But...
Whether you just took up running or a serious athlete, log enough miles, and you’ll experience aches and pains in your muscles, joints, bones, and connective tissue.   In some cases, you might able to keep running through the discomfort, but often serious running pain means that you need to assess...
Looking to improve your running speed and form? Look no further than running strides. Performing strides is a convenient way to introduce your body to faster pace and speedwork, prepare for a tough session, or loosen up after an easy workout.   In other words, by adding strides to your running...
Have you been following all the most cardinal running rules only to be disappointed in your running results? Perhaps now it’s time to look again into those common running principles and try a different approach. There’s a ton of rules out there when it comes to running—use proper shoes, stick to...
One of the most prestigious and notorious feats of physical fitness, marathons are 26.2 miles of pure work ethic and determination. Requiring months of training, proper diet, and mental preparation, there is a reason it is considered one of the most impressive athletic accomplishments for runners and competitors alike. Because...
Whether you just took up running to lose weight or are already an established runner in the Clydesdale category, pounding the pavement when you’re overweight is tricky. Sure, runners come in all sizes and shapes, but when you’re many pounds over the norm, you’ll need to take a few more...
I have written plenty of times in the past on the benefits and practice of yoga for runners.  Core yoga, strength yoga, flexibility yoga, restorative yoga are all beneficial when you pound the pavement on a regular basis. This time I thought I’d zero in on Yin yoga and why...