Running is terrific exercise but it requires hard work, dedication and know-how. Every runner should know the basics about gear, scheduling and nutrition.
This is a step you cannot afford to overlook. Buying bargain shoes is definitely […]
Yoga is highly beneficial for runners of all levels. Many dedicated runners are even bound to yoga as cross training gold. The combination of strength and stretching that yoga offers makes it ideal for runners looking to improve while also […]
What sets strong, confident runners apart from struggling, injury-prone weekend warriors? Strong, confident runners possess total body strength necessary to stabilize the body while not exerting additional energy. Muscles such as the […]
All it takes for some people is a 5K run. They get bitten by the running bug and then they’re off, competing in races until they achieve what becomes their ultimate goal. Some people take up running to lose weight and get fit; others do it […]
Running is one of the best forms of cardiovascular around. Unfortunately, running lots of miles not only puts stress on the joints, but also increases the risk of injury. Long distance runners who run outside on hard pavement are particularly […]
If you’re an enthusiastic female runner, you know how quickly you can go through a pair of running shoes. That’s why it’s important to pick a quality pair of shoes that will withstand frequent usage and, most of all, help to prevent a running […]
Should you stretch before running? Some runners do – and some don’t. It would seem that stretching would be a way to reduce the risk of injury. After all, running with warm muscles sounds like a good preventative strategy – but is it? […]
Do you avoid running because it’s bad for your knees and joints? Some people believe if they run to stay fit they'll end up with joint problems and osteoarthritis. Is there any truth to this idea?
There's very little evidence that […]
If you want to get into running, the only essential piece of equipment you need is a good pair of shoes, right? But what constitutes a good pair of shoes? If you work in a shoe store, you may be familiar with the way that runners seem to cycle […]