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.
Many women embrace pregnancy and the way their bodies grow throughout their 40 week journey, but many also fear it and don’t look forward to the weight gain and concurrent muscle pains and aches that accompany a growing midsection. To mitigate weight gain, and for some, to keep up with habits that they established before they were pregnant, many pregnant women turn to working out throughout their pregnancy.
Being vegan is not just a way to protest the abuse of animals in the food industry, but a lifestyle that shapes your view of the world and the way you perceive yourself as well. Yes, it all starts by deciding not to eat meat, eggs and dairy, wear fur or use cosmetics tested on animals, but veganism slowly makes you think differently and act in accordance with its principles. Over the course of time, this reflects on your performance as well and you may start asking yourself if it’s possible to achieve high performance on a non-meat diet. Therefore, here are a couple of nutrition facts and tips for vegan running enthusiasts who wish to achieve great results.
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 […]
Sleep is one of your body’s best defenses and plays an important role in the regenerative process following injury. It is during sleep that your body secretes important hormones that are essential for a strong immune system, increased muscle mass, bone strength, and energy. Missing out on this critical time can lead to muscle atrophy, as well as the loss of ability to efficiently build and repair your muscles.
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 […]
Sure, you’re eager to get to the gym and hit that deadlift platform, but in order to be fully prepared for your routine, you need to take a moment and sneak a peek into your gym bag. One of the biggest killjoys is finding out that you forgot your headphones, and how on Earth will […]