Running has a bunch of fantastic benefits, but thanks to the high-impact, and repetitive nature of the sport, it can also lead to some uncomfortable issues. From leaky bladder to gassy stomach and diarrhea, these common running problems can not only compromise your workouts, but they’re also quite embarrassing But, it...
Looking to reach your full running potential? Then increasing your weekly running mileage must be on top of your to-do list. Your weekly running mileage is one of the most important aspects of your exercise routine to track over time. After all, to reach your full running potential, you’ll have to...
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Unlike other sports, such as biking and Crossfit, running is a low-cost, low-maintenance sport that requires no expensive gear or hefty class fees. In fact, it’s one of the most convenient of all sports. That said, I’ll be lying to you if I said that running is completely free. In fact,...
Looking to give the three miles a day a try but don’t know where or how to get started? Then you have come to the right place. Building a daily three-miler habit is one of the best things you can do to your overall fitness and health. But, there are many things...
Looking to learn more about how many steps in a mile walking or running? You’re in the right place. Many variables influence step count, such as whether you’re running or walking, how tall you are, and even your sex—and that’s where things get complicated. In this article, I’ll explain how each...
When it comes to keeping your phone safe and sound while running with your phone, you have many options. These include your hand, waistband, pocket, or even your bra. In fact, ask ten different runners, and you’ll likely get ten different answers. Here’s the truth There’s no right or wrong way to...
Figuring out what to eat after an evening run can be tricky. This is especially the case if you’ve been told that you shouldn’t eat carbohydrates in the evening. Here’s the truth, though:  Consuming carbs after an evening/night run can actually help you improve your performance and speed up recovery. How...
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Carbohydrates are a runner's best friend. The macronutrient is the body’s preferred source of energy. In today’s article, I’m sharing some of the best carb-rich, energy-sustaining foods to keep your body running on premium fuel. Some work best during and after running, while others are fantastic choices for regular meals and snacks. Sounds...
Whether you’re a beginner runner or a seasoned marathon athlete, upper body strength is something all runners can benefit from. All athletic movements draw power from both the upper and lower body. That’s why, while running, you’re not only relying on your legs to propel you forward but also using your...
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Running with your boyfriend, spouse, or partner—can not only improve fitness motivation but can further improve your relationship. After all, the couples that work out together stay together. Working out is also great to work things out; no pun intended. If you’ve ever considered running with your significant other, then you know...