Do you feel dehydrated and exhausted after a sweaty run? That’s because sweat isn’t just made of water; it’s also full of essential electrolytes that perform critical functions that keep your body performing at its best. And when you sweat profusely, you lose these key electrolytes in droves, causing all sorts...
One of the most common excuses to skip a run goes something like this: ‘I’m just too busy at work today; I can’t go for a run. With the hustle and bustle of modern life, it can often seem like running—and exercise in general—is one of those things that we...
As runners, we mostly focus on the actual session, rarely on not what comes before it. After, the time we spend out there is precious. Every minute we spend hitting the pavement counts toward attaining our goals. With that said, what...
As a runner, you may have heard the word before—but what does supination mean and why is it (allegedly) a bad thing? That’s what we are going to tackle in today’s as I’ll be giving you the full low-down on what supination...
Running is, hands down, one of the most effective ways to sheds the pounds and keep them off for good. Countless runners have reached their ideal bodyweight with the help of this simple form of exercise. That said, success is...
If you want to reach your full running potential, the most surefire way to do it is with consistent training. But interval runs and fartlek workouts are not the only tools that can help reach your running potential. The fact is, having a few...
Do you know how to defend yourself physically in case you get attacked?  Or would you freeze up in an utter panic? This is a question a lot of people, especially runners, don't want to consider, but violence is, sadly, a part...
I love running alone, and for so many reasons. When I’m out there all on my own, I’ve complete control over my speed, tempo, training plan, starting time, schedule, etc. What’s more? Going solo also gives me the opportunity to get lost...
When you’re running, are you training hard or hardly training? Do you even know the difference? Here's the main reason you should care. Training at the right intensity can help you get the most out of your running program. That's why you need to learn how to measure your exercise intensity. You...
For many years, I chose to not keep a running journal for purely laziness reasons. Once I got over myself and started keeping track of my runs, my training routine experience evolved drastically. I’d go as far as to claim that a running diary should not be optional. Why? Because it...