Running is awesome. But it’s also a high impact sport. When you log in serious miles week after week, expect to suffer from all types of aches, pains, and injury. That just comes with the territory. Here’s the good news. There are many things you can do to bring relief...
Your left knee in pain, your shoes are too tight, your throat is dry, still three more miles to go? Oh God. Let’s face it. Running is hard business. Whether boredom is your pet peeve, or you’re suffering from some physical discomfort while running, it helps to have a few tricks up...
Running a 5K, which is roughly 3.1 miles, is a training goal that’s attainable for many beginners. The race distance offers enough of a challenge to work up to, but won’t be too much to handle. And preparing for one is just a matter of having a good plan.  That’s where...
If you’re looking to improve your performance and reduce injury risks, you’ve heard that you should be rotating your running shoes regularly. But is it true? Is there any soundproof that backs up this claim? Having more than one pair comes in handy, and for many reasons—some of which we’ll discuss...
Your training is going great, and you feel like everything is going according to plan, when all of a sudden—you feel a ghastly pop in your lower leg, and you’re forced to hobble back home. Oh, God. You just pulled your calf muscle. Calf pulls are common and painful. But they also...
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...