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...
doctor doing Fitness & Health Tests
So you have been running hard and regularly,  but how fit & healthy are you really? You can find the answer to this question after taking the tests I’m sharing with you below. But before you do that, let’s first discuss why you need to take them. After all, fitness means different...
female athlete peforming planks
To plank or not to plank… Are you even considering it? I spent these last years trying to find out the best exercises and training routines that can help me get into the best shape of my life. And during this time, I came to the conclusion that the plank might be...
runner doing Ultimate Sliders Strength Workou
The sliders are not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a fitness tool. But they are powerful, and as a runner, I really encourage you to add this powerful training tool to your fitness arsenal. Slider Training Benefits Sliders are cheap and can help you take your...
runner doing pushups
As a runner, push-ups are not the first thing that comes to your mind when it comes to improving your running performance. But, by the end of this post, I hope you will change your mind and start adding this awesome exercise to your strength workouts. Why Strength Matters for Runners Push-ups,...
female runner doing Isometric Exercises
Today, I’m going to share with you one of the most challenging workout routines you can ever do as a runner. And what’s the best part about it? Well, you don’t need any equipments. You don’t need to go to a gym. You don’t need to hire a personal trainer. In fact, the workout...