Nighttime Thrills: 10 Tips for a Safe and Effective Night Run

Nighttime Thrills: 10 Tips for a Safe and Effective Night Run

by Mbio Staff December 19, 2018 0 Comments

"It's downright disturbing." That's the reaction of Richard Retting, author of a report on pedestrian safety for the Governors Highway Safety Association. He was reacting to the statistic that 5,984 pedestrians in the USA were killed by motor vehicles in 2017.

Running at night might be part of your training schedule but it can be dangerous! What can you do to reduce the risks? Read on to learn 10 tips for a safe and effective night run.

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What's the Link Between Running and Mental Health?

What's the Link Between Running and Mental Health?

by Mbio Staff October 02, 2018 0 Comments

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.

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.
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A Beginner's Guide to Obstacle Course Race Training

A Beginner's Guide to Obstacle Course Race Training

by Mbio Staff September 11, 2018 0 Comments

Despite the common misconception, did you know that a lot of Americans enjoy participating in races?

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.
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Extreme Running: The 7 Hardest Endurance Races in the World

Extreme Running: The 7 Hardest Endurance Races in the World

by Mbio Staff September 04, 2018 0 Comments

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.

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A First-Timer's Guide for Training For a Marathon

A First-Timer's Guide for Training For a Marathon

by Mbio Staff August 06, 2018 0 Comments

So you've been running for a little while and you've decided that you'd like to start training for a marathon. We must warn you, it's not going to be easy. But, once you cross that finish line and all that hard work pays off, you'll feel amazing. Here's a guide to help you get started on your amazing journey.
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Solo Vs. Social Running: Which Is Right for You?

Solo Vs. Social Running: Which Is Right for You?

by Mbio Staff April 17, 2018 0 Comments

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.
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How to Physically and Mentally Recover After a Marathon

How to Physically and Mentally Recover After a Marathon

by Mbio Staff March 21, 2018 0 Comments

You've spent months training your mind and body to deliver an incredible performance and your race day was a success. You beat your goal time and qualified for your next marathon. What now?
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How to Stay Motivated over the Holidays

How to Stay Motivated over the Holidays

by Mbio Staff December 20, 2017 0 Comments

The holidays are full of relatives, parties, shopping, and traveling. It is all too easy to let your routine slide over the holidays. However, it does not have to doom your progress. That is even if getting motivated enough to find the time for a run can be a challenge. There are plenty of distractions to get you off your game.
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How Running Changed My Life

How Running Changed My Life

by Brian Klotzman October 11, 2017 0 Comments

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.
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How to Avoid Burnout When Training for a Marathon

How to Avoid Burnout When Training for a Marathon

by Mbio Staff October 04, 2017 0 Comments

A lot of runners working their way up to marathon-level fitness are concerned about common problems like fatigue, injury, and boredom, all of which are possible and even probable if you don't find ways to combat them. There's also a high potential for burnout. When you're pounding the pavement for hours each and every day in preparation for those 26-plus miles on race day, months down the road, burnout is a distinct possibility.
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Top 6 Reasons Why You're not Getting Faster (and What You Can Do About It)

Top 6 Reasons Why You're not Getting Faster (and What You Can Do About It)

by Mbio Staff September 20, 2017 0 Comments

Any activity can be fun when you're seeing consistent improvement, and this is true for running. We all have our physical limits, though, and eventually you're going to reach a point where no matter how you try, you simply can't seem to improve your running speed.
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10 Things That Runners Hate the Most

10 Things That Runners Hate the Most

by Mbio Staff September 06, 2017 0 Comments

If there's one thing runners love, it's that feeling of exhilaration and freedom that comes from hitting the open road, breathing fresh air, and keeping pace to a favorite song. Running is something you do for yourself, and it feels great...until it doesn't.

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