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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6 Helpful Tips to Avoid Runner's Trots

6 Helpful Tips to Avoid Runner's Trots

by Mbio Staff August 29, 2017 0 Comments

There are plenty of reasons why people run - for health, fitness, fun, and social activity - but no one would say that this form of physical fitness is easy. Running is a high-intensity activity that can be physically and mentally taxing, despite the benefits it also infers.
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How to Run Safely in the Blazing Hot Sun

How to Run Safely in the Blazing Hot Sun

by Mbio Staff August 09, 2017 0 Comments

When it comes to summer running, you don't have to worry about issues like frostbite or slipping on ice, but there are still hazards to contend with, such as sunburns, chafing, and heatstroke. In other words, you need to find ways to beat the heat and stay safe when you run in the sun. Here are a few basic safety tips to get you on the right track.
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Finding the Time to Run

Finding the Time to Run

by Mbio Staff June 23, 2017 0 Comments

Running is more than just a hobby or a sport. While it is first and foremost a form of physical fitness, and a great way to lose weight, tone muscle, build stamina and endurance, and improve cardiopulmonary function, it's so much more.  With all these amazing benefits, you might wonder why you never seem to find the time to run. After all, most people who consider themselves runners are lifelong lovers of the activity. There doesn't seem to be much middle ground.
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How to Get Your Kids Running With You

How to Get Your Kids Running With You

by Mbio Staff June 21, 2017 0 Comments

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.
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What Goes Into A Running Workout Plan

What Goes Into A Running Workout Plan

by Brian Klotzman June 19, 2017 0 Comments

As is pretty obvious making sure you have a training plan is critical when getting ready for a race.  Typically when people think about training for a race there are only two options considered:  long runs and sprints.    And while those are certainly the building blocks, there is SO much more that can (and should) go into building a running plan.
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Is It Okay to Take Walk Breaks During Your Runs?

Is It Okay to Take Walk Breaks During Your Runs?

by WebMaster Mbio June 06, 2017 0 Comments

The answer is a resounding yes. It is absolutely okay to take breaks when you're running if you feel out of breath, you have a cramp, you're suffering from nausea, or something hurts a lot more than it should, for example. It's always important to listen to your body, slow it down, and take stock if something doesn't feel right. The last thing you want is an injury that's going to impede your progress
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Running After Having a Child: What You Need to Know

Running After Having a Child: What You Need to Know

by WebMaster Mbio May 30, 2017 0 Comments

Pregnancy and childbirth are truly miraculous, but there's no denying that the process of bringing life into the world can wreak havoc on your body. Not only will you have to give up on high-impact exercise like running at some point during your pregnancy, but returning to your favorite physical activity post-baby will take some time.

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Are Early Morning Runs Best?

Are Early Morning Runs Best?

by WebMaster Mbio May 23, 2017 0 Comments

There is a lot of contention about the best time of day to exercise, and the debate is especially relevant to runners, most of whom have very specific goals attached to their jogging routine. Are early morning runs best? Here are a few things to consider.
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6 Amazing Running Camps in the U.S.

6 Amazing Running Camps in the U.S.

by WebMaster Mbio May 12, 2017 0 Comments

Running is often a solitary activity. Whether you're training or simply trying to recover from the stresses of your daily life, getting out on the open road with an iPod full of your favorite tunes is a great way to get in some "me time".
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What You Need to Know About Running on Different Surfaces

What You Need to Know About Running on Different Surfaces

by WebMaster Mbio April 25, 2017 0 Comments

Running can be a difficult activity, what with the aches, pains, and mental and physical challenges associated with pushing your body to perform. However, there's a reason why runners stick with it - they also enjoy the freedom of watching the miles go by, the pride in having a strong and able body, and the boost of feel-good endorphins and energy that last long after a run.
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