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
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? Read More
You've been training for months and you're finally ready to lace up your running shoes and hit the road in a competitive capacity. In other words, you've signed up for a race. Before you hear the starting gun, however, you need to understand that there is etiquette involved in racing, as with any social situation. Here are a few important points of etiquette every racing newbie should observe. Read More
You may not be surprised to learn that fit celebs like Heidi Klum, Channing Tatum, and Reese Witherspoon, as well as other-sport athletes like Apolo Ohno, Doug Flutie, and Marion Bartoli run on their off-time and even compete in marathons, but there are also a slew of stars you might never suspect of stepping into running shoes and pounding the pavement for fitness. Here are seven celebrities you probably didn't know were devoted to running. Read More
From 5k races to a simple jog around the block, it seems that lately, almost everybody is jumping on the running bandwagon.
Since it doesn't require any special equipment other than a good pair of shoes, running is an inexpensive, fun, and effective way to get in your weekly allotment of cardio.
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
Is running the answer to your weight loss woes?
41% of Americans make new year resolutions, with exercise and weight loss topping the list of desired changes. That's perhaps not surprising when you consider that over 45% of Americans aren't getting enough aerobic exercise and 2 in 3 are overweight.
But what's the solution?
Did you know less than one percent of Americans have run a marathon?
Finishing a marathon is a significant life accomplishment. Runners spend months preparing their bodies and minds for a seemingly impossible 26.2 mile-long journey.
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. Read More
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 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