Last summer, I spent a few weeks in Bali and was so thrilled at the opportunity to live near the beach (in Seminyak). But it wasn’t as smooth as I expected.On my first beach run, my feet started to ache after about 15 minutes in, so I had to...
Running is one my favorite things to do in the world. It burns mad calories, protects against chronic diseases, improves overall conditioning…. I could go on and on.Nonetheless, often than not, the high impact nature of the sport can take a toll on the body. I’m not just talking...
Running is one of the most convenient sports out there. All you need is a pair of trainers, and off you go.Nonetheless, to reach your full running potential, there are a few training rules you need to abide by. That’s where today’s post comes in handy.Whether you’ve started running...
I love running in the summer… It’s the perfect time to go outside and hit the pavement.That said, if you live in a hot climate, then you already know how hard it is to hit the pavement when temperatures—and humidity levels—soar. In fact, running in the heat can be...
Whether you’re traveling for pleasure or business, being on the road tends to throw off the workout routines of even the most motivated fitness junkies.Don’t get me wrong. I’m not an exercise addict, and I have nothing against taking a few days off—you likely won’t see a drastic drop...
I’ve always wanted to become a morning runner, but as far as I remember, I’ve never been a “morning person.” In fact, throughout my whole adult life, I’d always struggled to go to bed before midnight.I would tell myself that I’ll wake up with enough time to go for...
What I love most about running is the sense of freedom that comes with. The freedom to exercise wherever, whenever I want. I can run on just about any surface, anywhere in the world, and at any time you choose.That said, when it comes to training terrains, not all...
As a runner, I spend most of my time training in one plane of motion — what’s known as the sagittal plane — usually performing the same repetitive movement.As a result, to keep my body stabilized, improve balance, and enhance coordination I try to do cross-training workouts that use...
Whether your upcoming vacation involves hiking through the woods or getting a tan at your favorite beach, you may be thinking about putting your trainers away for the duration. If so, then read on.First things first, let me tell you a little bit about myself.I love traveling and exploring...
“Running is boring.”“Ugh, I have to go running after work!”.“I really don't want to go running today.”“I should take a day off from running, but I’ll go anyway.”If you’re a runner, chances are you’re no stranger to the above statements or others like it.Take it from someone who knows....