Running is one of the most convenient of all sports. All you need is a pair of running shoes, and out the door, you go, but you’ll still need good shoes. Here’s the (costly) truth. If you log in serious miles every week, you’ll burn through more than a few...
People take up running for different reasons: to lose weight, to lower stress, to stay in shape, to improve athletic performance, you name it. Regardless of running goals, determining your weekly mileage is key to your success.  Even if you’re running for recreation, putting a little thought into how many...
Virtually all runners experience ankle pain at some point. When ignored, the condition can turn into a nagging issue.  So what’s the best course of action for dealing with the pain? Of course, prevention. By taking the right preventative measures, a runner can alleviate soreness and pain, and improve overall mobility...
If you do any running, you know that, sooner or later, injuries happen. Surveys show that more than half of all runners suffer from at least one injury per year, mostly due to body imbalances and the repetitive high impact motion. To stay injury-free and active, you’d need corrective modalities to...
Runners high is an experience like nothing else. When you tap into it, you go on autopilot, and the world ceases to exist. You feel like you’re floating, almost as if you’re weightlessly running on air Running seems effortless, and you get the sense that you could keep going forever. You...
Are you suffering from pain in your knee, hamstring, Achilles, or IT band when running? The answer to pain relief prayers may lay with your hip flexors. When assessing the muscles involved in the running motion, most runners think of the glutes and quadriceps. Although these are key running muscles, your hip...
What would you do if you sprain your ankle while running? How would you handle a gushing wound after a fall? How to keep yourself safe when running in the heat? If you have no idea what to do in these situations, then today you’re in the right place. Even though pounding the...
The marathon is a beast of a race, and a difficult distance to master. Training for one requires discipline, commitment, sacrifice, and a lot of time. This can often feel overwhelming and the reason so many runners gave up on their marathon goals early on. But fret no more. My...
If you’re looking for the best workouts to burn fat and lose weight, then my friend I got you covered. In today’s post, I’ll share with a few workout routines that not only help you burn colossal calories, but are also enjoyable.  The workout routines are short, easy to follow,...
Lifting weights on a regular basis boosts muscle strength, takes stress off your joints, revs up metabolism, improves balance, and increases your fitness level like nothing else. In fact, regardless of your athletic ability or age, lifting weight is key for lowering your injury risks, improving your mobility, and boosting...