As we age our muscles, joints, ligaments, and tendons…… okay, our whole body🏃🏽♂️ are more prone to nagging and sometimes serious injuries. And when those injuries occur, they require longer recovery time to get back to action. I know that opening refrain can be quite a bummer 🤷🏽♂️… Stay injury free and motivated with […]
So you’ve gotten past the hardest hurdle. You’ve convinced yourself you want a toned body and a flat tummy and you’ll do all that you can to get there! So, you headed out to your gym and signed up for a membership while pretending not to be intimidated by all the grunting coming from the guys lifting weights. You’ve headed out to the store and bought matching work-out clothes and had the sales guy talk you into buying the highest performance runners, because, well you’re not joking around. You’re REALLY biting the bullet and doing all that it takes to get into shape, plus – who say’s athleisure isn’t a trend?? You’ve purchased a reusable water bottle and compiled all your belongings into your gym bag with pride – you really look the part. Now it’s game time.
Starting from zero: How to get to a Good to Great 5k? How does one run past the 5000 meter mark? Even champion runners were once a beginner. You might have watched elite runners in admiration at some point asked yourself how they managed to get to where they are in their running […]
There is nothing as good as realizing results after spending your time working out. Whether you are trying to lose weight, add muscles or simply learn a new skill, we all would like to see progress. However, it is not every day that you work-out that you will see results. After a period of successful workouts, every runner reaches a stage where your workouts will not be delivering results. That is when we say that you have reached a plateau stage. For example, you have been increasing your speed every week for months and then you reach a stage where you cannot increase speed further despite doing the same workouts that you were doing before.
Almost every new runner experienced frustration when he or she first started. Breathing problems, side-aches and side-stitches are a common complaint among many runners. So the most often asked issues are why this happens and how to prevent such problems during and after running. In today’s post, you’ll find useful tips and advice on: […]
1. There is no correct way to run. There is no perfect way to hit a forehand in tennis, or to drive a golf ball, or to kick a soccer ball, but the degree of divergence from the accepted norm in each of these activities is relatively small. When you look at runners who have excellent […]
Suffering from itchy feet? For adventurous runners, there are dozens of epic races and routes around the world to simultaneously treat the running bug and satisfy wanderlust. In admiration, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 running adventures we’d embark on if we were to ever be so lucky.
Running is an undeniably popular form of exercise and recreation. An estimated 64 millions people in the US alone self reported themselves as runners or joggers. But running effectively and safely is more than just “getting out there and going for a run”. To run effectively, efficiently, and safely you need to run […]
The Run-Down There are generally two types of fitness enthusiasts: the ones who love running and the ones who, well, aren’t so crazy about it. It’s pretty easy to spot the diehard runners. They’re the ones who race to claim “their” treadmill as soon as the gym doors open, and they love to out-run each […]
The Official 2017 Spring Running Gear Guide The end of winter represents a bunch of things. Obviously, it means the temperatures will rise, the snow will melt, and in about seven months, everyone will start complaining about how hot it is (again). More importantly, it means that those of you who lean toward outdoor workouts […]