During the last few years, I have been experimenting with a lot of fitness schools and programs, and I believe that the jump rope is one of the most under-used weapons that can help you improve as a runner. As a result, today I’m gonna show you how start using...
If you are looking to increase your overall running power and become a better runner, then you need to start focusing on training your running muscles to boost strength, core stability, balance and endurance, period. Kettlebells are exactly what the doctor ordered. This awesome training tool can help you run stronger...
If you are anything like me, then running the same route over and over again can get, really, tedious. Therefore, spicing up your running program is of paramount importance, especially if you are serious about keeping up for the long haul. Stadium Enters the Picture Taking your runs into a stadium...
Here at my blog, I do my best to provide you, my dear readers, with a wide range of cross training activities and workouts to help supplement your roadwork. So today’s is Pilates day, and hopefully by the end of this post you will have a straightforward and simple Pilates...
Keeping a regular running routine will help you lose weight, boost fitness level, and get into the best shape of your life. But it’s possible to have too much of a good thing. And one of the biggest risks, besides the injuries, is the burnout. Therefore, today I’m sharing with you...
As a runner, strength training in the gym is no longer an option—it’s a necessity. I cannot emphasize it enough. And that’s why I’m writing (and have written) extensively on the subject. Why? If your goal is to prevent injury and become the best runner you can be, then you should strength train. If...
Looking for some of the best hamstring stretches in the world? Then you're in the right place. Keeping your hamstrings loose and flexible is key for injury free and comfortable running training. We're Too Busy...And That's a Bad thing If you are leading a busy life, just like the rest of...
I love running. It’s cardiovascular exercise per excellence. And it can help you lose weight and get into the best shape of your life. Nonetheless, here is the bad news: after doing the same run over and over again, it’s so easy to fall into a routine trap in which...
Do you want to run faster? Of course you do! Truth be told, if you are serious about becoming the best runner you can be, you’ve got to do more than just running. In fact, running will only get you so far. Speed drills enter the picture. Committing to a regular speed drills routine, for at least 20 to 30 minutes per session two times per week, will definitely help you run faster and become the best runner you can be. This post, along with the videos and form tips, outlines a series of running drills that you can easily fit in into your training program.
There is a lot you can do, as a beginner runner, to bullet-proof your body against common running injuries as well as increase performance on the running field. In other words, you can decrease the risks of pain and injury by taking some time every week to strengthen and stretch vital parts of your body. Today I am sharing with you some of the best exercises you can do as a beginner runner, to guarantee a smooth, and pain-free running experience.