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.
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.
Are you planning on running outdoors this winter? Ignore the concerns and horrified looks of your peers.
Weather shouldn't stop you from getting outside and exercising. Especially not if you follow these tips.
Have you ever wondered why you feel so good after a jog? Your body feels lighter, your mind feels clearer, your whole body feels calmer, and you feel like you are on top of the world. Read More
Well, for some people, running is more than just a form of exercise. It's a way to keep their mental health issues at bay. A way to fight depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders and so much more.
One of the secrets to a good, successful run is to keep a steady pace from start to finish. Whether you're building your running skills up as a beginner or you need something to help you reach that 10-mile mark, the right music can make all the difference. Read More
Despite the common misconception, did you know that a lot of Americans enjoy participating in races? Read More
Every year, around 4.5 million people participate in races. While the growth of participants slowed down, it's still around 7% so it's still viable to host events that involve other athletic feats and marathons.
There are a lot of ways to succeed in obstacle course race training.
Hardship is part of the deal when you're a fan of extreme endurance running. There are plenty of things that make extreme running difficult. Some races take it to a whole new level.
The 934-mile Great Himalaya Trail is likely the most extreme. Current record holders, Ryan Sandes and Ryno Griesel recently completed this grueling route in 25 days.
Running may be an activity that delivers a variety of personal benefits, but that doesn't mean you have to participate on your own. Certainly, you can hit the open road at your leisure and enjoy a bit of peace and quiet away from the madding world and the many demands of your daily life. However, you could also choose to run with friends or join a local running club if you're looking for a way to turn your fitness routine into a social activity, killing two birds with one stone. Read More
If your New Year's resolution was to exercise more but you haven't made good on it, don't worry -- you're not alone. Fortunately, it's not too late to get back on track. If you're looking for an exercise regimen that is good for you, why not try running? Read More
Almost all of us could stand to shed a few pounds and one of the best options out there for you is to run. But before you just grab the shoes and hit the door...here are six great articles to get you ready to start losing that weight. Read More
Just about every runner has experienced "runners high" at some point and most of us have seen the physical benefits of running as well. But for many of us, really getting into running can be a life changing experience. Today I want to talk about peoples changes and share my story with you. Read More
No parent wants a kid that's a couch potato. This does not bode well for health and fitness now or in the future. If you enjoy running, you might be keen to get kids to join you. How can you do this in a way that helps them learn to love running as much as you? Here are a few tips to get started. Read More