Low-carb nutrition plans have been controversial for decades—the keto diet is no exception. Some experts warn that going high-fat raises cholesterol levels and is actually harmful. While others, backed by sound research, completely disagree. I tend to put myself in the latter group. That’s why, in today’s article, I’m summarizing...
The first image that conjures up to many’s minds when hearing the word mindfulness is someone blissfully sitting on the floor, eyes closed, while chanting in an ancient language. Couldn’t be further from the truth. Getting Zen ain’t about looks, the position of your hands or the mantras you chant. Mindfulness...
Proper recovery is a crucial part of any running routine. What you do following your workouts has a massive impact on your fitness growth and running performance. It could either put you on a path to recovery or compromise all of your hard work. A solid post-run recovery sequence helps...
Taking up running has many benefits. It aids in weight management, strengthens your lungs, increases bone density, and it’s great for the body. Plus, running is entirely free— no equipment needed—bar some decent shoes. And scores of people are lacing up their trainers and taking up running. Roughly 42 million people...
If your goal is to lose 100 pounds or more, it usually means that your weight is high enough to put you into the obese or morbidly obese category. When it’s the case, you’re at an increased risk for a whole range of health issues including high blood pressure, diabetes,...
Starting a strength training routine can be overwhelming for a beginner—especially someone who has never used one of those machines with levers and pulleys, or don’t want to become the next trendy YouTube clip. But the benefits outweigh any discomfort.  With strength training, you’ll build more muscles, increase your calorie...
As a runner, you’re already familiar with the benefits of the sport. It reduces stress, improves memory, lowers the risks of chronic diseases, and makes you live a longer, healthier life. But did you know that it also improves your sex like almost nothing else? In today’s article, I’m going to...
Whether you just took up running or have years of experience, you definitely have the goal of reaching your full running potential. I know so because I’m a runner too and that’s something we all have in common—we all want to push ourselves to the next level. Here’s the bad...
If you have ever felt pain in your butt while running then chances you have some degrees of piriformis syndrome. This condition is pretty common regardless of your training experience and background. In today’s post, I’ll be discussing some of the common causes of piriformis syndrome in runners, the right treatment...
Arguing against running doesn’t happen often. But there are days when skipping the interval workout or long run you have scheduled is a good idea. In today’s post, I’ll take a look at some of the conditions in which you shouldn’t go for a run. 1. You’re Feeling Sick “Am I too sick...