Staircase Workout execise
Today I’m going to share with you another of my favorite exercise method: stair training. So hopefully by the end of the post, presuming you have access to stairs, I’m sharing with you an awesome stair workout routine to help you burn calories, build strength, and improve speed and agility in no time.
When it comes to improving running speed, performing agility ladder drills is a must. Contrary to popular belief, the speed ladder isn’t just for elite athletes. Even recreational runners can benefit from this awesome tool. The fact is, agility ladder training is one the best things you can do to rev up your heart rate and challenge your speed, coordination, and footwork like nothing else Most recreational runners are not familiar with this training method. In fact, these fast paced, quick-footed drills have often been thought of as something only athletes do. While you may see many tennis players, soccer players and track athletes perform these exercises, anyone can do them, and benefit from them as well.
female runner doing Tabata Workout routine
Today I’m going to share with you a workout routine that will not only help you burn mad calories and increase overall fitness level, but also help you improve your running and break through any pleateau: Enter Tabata training. In fact, according to plenty of research, if you do tabata workouts on a regular basis, then you will definitely increase your aerobic and anaerobic power with minimal training time. Therefore, I encourage you to try the workout I’m sharing with you below, or if it’s too much then try a version of it and see if you are up for the challenge. I do this as a part of my strength and endurance cross training regime.
achilles pain
Winter is finally here, so it’s a great opportunity to talk about proper cold weather running gear so you can keep on running without much trouble. But running in the winter is not easy task… The winter months can be really cold and dark—not exactly the type of weather that inspires...
runnin in rain
Hey runners! We’re in November, and for those of us who live in the northern hemisphere, the weather’s turning cooler, and we are entering the coldest time of the year. As the Starks in the HBO series Game of Thrones say, “WINTER is coming.” Being an “all-season” runner myself, I figure...
weighted lunge exercise
If you're into lunges, whether it's weighted lunges, pulse lunges, or alternating lunges, then you have come to the right place. The fact is, lunges are one of my favorite strength exercises of all times: The ol’ good lunges, along with 10 variations you can do to change the emphasis...
Stop Groin Strains While Running
Three months ago I was on vacation and apparently pulled a groin muscle while playing soccer with some friends on the beach. I had intense pain inside of my right upper thigh that forced me to stop running until I fully recovered, which took me a couple of weeks. That’s when...
running mantras
Looking for the best running mantras? You're in the right place. Here's the truth. When you believe in yourself and think positive thoughts, you are more likely to perform your best. Likewise, if you let a negative mindset hijack your runs, then you will definitely have a disappointing workout. In other words, reaching your...
dynamic warm up exercises
As a runner, if you are serious about performing your best and preventing injury, then you need to start doing both general and specific warm-up exercises before your runs, especially before hard workouts and races. The dynamic warm-up I’m sharing with you today includes movements in all three planes of...
Squat Variations exercise
Squat, squat, squat, squat, squat…. If I could pick one strength exercise to recommend to all runners (from all training backgrounds and levels), then it would be the squat. As a runner, squats (along with planks) should be the bread and butter of your strength training. These are necessary whether you...