Top 12 Marathon Training Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Top 12 Marathon Training Mistakes You Need to Avoid

by Mbio Staff November 27, 2018 0 Comments

While running a marathon is a difficult feat in itself, knowing how to train well for such a long race is often where many runners encounter the biggest challenges.

First, there's getting the balance right between training enough and not over-training. Then there's pace, dehydration, carb-loading and the worry of becoming hyponatremic to consider.
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Top 10 Tips to Help You Improve Your Running Form

Top 10 Tips to Help You Improve Your Running Form

by Mbio Staff November 07, 2018 0 Comments

Improving your running form will not only dramatically reduce your chances of suffering overuse injuries, but it'll also make running more enjoyable and even faster. And the best part is that you can do it right now.

Rather than focus on the overwhelming and boring technicalities of how to run efficiently, follow these simple, actionable, and easy-to-implement running tips.

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Beginner's Guide to Barefoot Running Technique

Beginner's Guide to Barefoot Running Technique

by Mbio Staff October 16, 2018 0 Comments

Barefoot running, also known as natural running, involves running in bare feet without any shoes on.

This type of running has grown in popularity in recent years as people turn to the barefoot running technique to learn to run pain-free or in a more natural way.

But is this just the latest in a long lineup of fads that will fizzle out? Or is there merit behind this technique? Read on to find out.

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10 Pre-Run Stretches You Should Do For a Better Run

10 Pre-Run Stretches You Should Do For a Better Run

by Mbio Staff August 20, 2018 0 Comments

Most people share a common running experience. You start off feeling slow and sluggish - wondering how long you've been running for and when it will be over - then something shifts. The body goes from heavy and stiff to warm and ready to run for miles.
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How to Recover from a Sprained Ankle

How to Recover from a Sprained Ankle

by Brian Klotzman November 01, 2017 0 Comments

This week, we are going to dive into the wonderful world of sprained ankles, everything from what causes them, what they actually are, and how to go about recovering from them
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Causes of Leg Soreness When Running Downhill

Causes of Leg Soreness When Running Downhill

by Mbio Staff September 27, 2017 0 Comments

You're going along fine on a level surface, running your heart out, maintaining a stellar pace, and generally feeling pretty great about your performance. Then you reach a hill. No problem! You trained for this by increasing the incline on the treadmill. You crest the hill with a little less breath, but still feeling good.
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Is It a Good Idea to Run Through the Pain?

Is It a Good Idea to Run Through the Pain?

by Mbio Staff September 13, 2017 0 Comments

The answer to this question is unequivocally "no". Pain is your body's way of telling you that something is seriously wrong, and pushing ahead despite this warning is a major risk - you could end up injuring yourself in the process.
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How to Prevent Inflammation From Holding You Back

How to Prevent Inflammation From Holding You Back

by WebMaster Mbio April 04, 2017 0 Comments

You don't have to be a runner for long to discover that inflammation is part and parcel of your favorite form of fitness. Inflammation is a natural healing response, and when you put the kind of stress on your body that running demands, it should come as no surprise that inflammation results.
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Rest and Recovery Basics for Runners

Rest and Recovery Basics for Runners

by WebMaster Mbio January 24, 2017 0 Comments

It is a truth of pretty much any type of exercise that you're going to vacillate between punishing your body and giving it a little TLC. As runners, we often strive to push our limits by going a little farther or a little faster. Many of us also crave that boost of daily endorphins that only comes from watching the world fly by as we pound the pavement at top speed
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Is Long Distance Running Healthy?

Is Long Distance Running Healthy?

by WebMaster Mbio November 22, 2016 0 Comments

You need only ask your doctor to hear him or her espouse the health benefits of regular exercise. While some will caution against certain types of activity for patients with specific medical concerns, by and large the healthcare community encourages a regularexercise regimen for strength, weight loss or maintenance, heart health, and a slew of other potential benefits.
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Ice Bath Basics for Runners

Ice Bath Basics for Runners

by Mbio Staff August 02, 2016 0 Comments

There is a long-running debate about whether heating or icing is better for staving off the undesirable after-effects of intense exercise. On the one hand, heat opens blood vessels, allowing oxygen and nutrients to reach damaged areas and begin the healing process.
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5 Worst Running Habits and How to Break Them

5 Worst Running Habits and How to Break Them

by Mbio Staff July 19, 2016 0 Comments

Running isn't the type of sport that attracts people halfway. You either love it or you hate it. There is a contingency of people who force themselves to jog because it provides ample means of boosting cardiopulmonary function and burning calories, but once they've reached their goals they're likely to stray.
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