Drinking enough water while running is vital for keeping your body performing at its peak.  But how do you hydrate properly? That’s what I’m going to tackle in today’s post. By the end , you’ll need to know all you need to know about proper hydration while running. Why Water Matters? The...
One of the biggest mistakes I made as a runner was neglecting my nutrition. In fact, for a very long time, I believed that diet was not that important as long as I kept logging in the miles. I was wrong. So wrong. What I learned throughout the last few years...
What I love the most about running is that you don’t need to invest in lots of equipment to get started.  It’s such a low-maintenance sport. All you need is a few essentials, and off you go. But what are these essentials? How can you tell what you need from...
Running has got a lot to offer. When done properly, it can improve your physical fitness, emotional life, and overall health and well-being. Running is also one of the most popular forms of  exercise in the world. Roughly one percent of Americans hit the pavement on a regular basis—that’s about...
If you’ve just started running (or been a runner for a quite a while) and noticed that you get a terrible headache either during or after your runs, then this post is for you. Getting a headache from running can be a real buzz kill. But here’s the truth.  Exercise-induced...
Hill running is no easy walk in the park. It requires a mix of stamina, strength, technique, and sheer will-power. That’s why lots of runners have a love/hate relationship with hills. If you tend to avoid the hills because they’re challenging and/or don’t know how to tackle them, then today’s...
As a runner, you are no stranger to black toenails—unless you have not been on the running path for that long. In fact, less than a month ago I did a 12-mile run and forgot to clip my toenails the night before. Once I got home, took my shoes and...
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...