I was never a fan of salads until  I got on the keto diet. Making the switch to low carb foods made me interested in exploring healthier foods choices and adding more green options to my daily menu. Along the way, I learned a myriad of ways to make delicious...
Summer is probably the best time to log in some serious miles in most regions of the northern hemisphere. The fair temperature, clear skies, and long daylight hours are all the makings of a great run, but when it’s scorching hot outside, you’ll need to take a few precautions to...
It’s not uncommon to be stuck in the office or out running errands and suddenly get hit with hunger pangs. When this occurs, your first reaction may be to reach for a quick boost of taste and energy, such as cookie or chocolate chip. But these bites—and so many other...
Working out regularly is good for you.  Not only keeps you in shape and feeling full of life, but it also helps relieve stress and prevent chronic diseases. But if you’re like most people, you probably struggle to make exercise part of your daily life. Instead, you’re good at making...
Running is one of the most convenient and simple forms of aerobic exercises in the world. You can do it virtually anywhere without needing a gym or fancy gear. That said, technology can improve almost everything we do—running is no exception. Thanks to the massive growth of fitness wearable technology,...
As a runner, you might spend a lot of time building endurance, strength, and, flexibility, often neglecting—or simply forgetting—that running also demands balance. It takes a few episodes of stumbling and tumbling and a visit to the doctor to convince most runners of the importance of balance training. Here’s a fact. Running...
I find myself sharing core exercises over and over again—not just because I love core training, but also thanks to the importance of a strong core. But wait, what do I mean by the core? And why I consider it so important? The core involves a complex set of muscles that...
While you’re expected to repeat the same motion over and over again when running on the road, you’ll need to change up your technique on the trails. To be a good trail runner, you’ll need the right technique for uphills, downhills, and technical terrains. You’ll also be adopting different foot...
If you’re crippled by lower back pain, you’re not alone. Roughly 80 percent of adults experience it at some point in their lives. Surveys show that low back pain is the most common musculoskeletal condition in the U.S. Common culprits behind low back pain include bad posture, pulling a muscle or...
“Gee, I’d love to do that too, but I don’t have time to run.” When I tell people about my passion for running, that’s one of the first comments I usually hear in response. The underline assumption—or at least my skewed perception of it—“you must not have any life to log...