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Biomechanics of Running
The Biomechanics of Running The act of running is known to be a natural movement. Even toddlers look like they learn to run befor...
12 weeks is the ideal time to train for a half marathon since it provides enough time to get the body ready to handle the distance.
Here’s Why 12 Weeks Is the Best When Training for a Half Marathon Before the runner has that euphoric moment of crossing the finish line there is a long journey that s...
How Easy Should Easy Days Be?
How Easy Should Easy Days Be? One of the most confusing aspects for runners is in regards to the pace of their easy runs. Some say ...
a woman doing a lunge stretch outdoors
Why Magnesium Is So Important We’ve touched on vitamin and mineral deficiencies before in this blog, and how important it can be to...
The Role of the Calves in Running
The Role of the Calves in Running Runners basically require every muscle in their bodies to be strong in order to run well and with les...
How does Skipping a Run Affect You?
How does Skipping a Run Affect You? Runners are regimented, dedicated, focused… and human, which means we falter. Often runners are the h...
The best ways to improve your joint health as a runner.
Joint Health: The Best Ways to Protect Your Joints If you've been running for a while, the chances are good that a well-meaning non-runner has expressed...
Going from half to full marathon means an increase of mileage slowly over more weeks of training.
Here’s How to Jump from Half Marathoner to Marathoner Completing a half marathon for the first time is a feeling runners never forget. It’s a contagious fe...

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an in-depth review of why push ups should be a part of every routine
Why Push-ups Should Be a Part of Every Routine The absolute best way to incorporate exercise is to first choose an activity that you actually enjoy....
Humidity Effects on Training
How Humidity Affects Pace & The Benefits of Training in the Heat As runners, you will catch us all complaining at some point about the weather and how it gets in the ...
beta-alanine
The Benefits of Beta-Alanine for Performance & Recovery Runners, like many other athletes, are constantly looking for safe ways to improve their running perf...
an in-depth review of why push ups should be a part of every routine
Why Push-ups Should Be a Part of Every Routine The absolute best way to incorporate exercise is to first choose an activity that you actually enjoy....
Race bibs of tough global trail races
The Single Biggest Reason Why Everyone Should Run a Challenging Race The first thing I notice about him is his calves. The hefty, solid pieces of meat are probably the si...
How smiling can improve your running performance.
Smile! It May Improve Your Running Performance While smiling is probably the last thing you feel like doing at Mile 22 of a marathon, research shows...
an in-depth review of what you can do when you can't run.
What If You Can't Run? Most of the information on this website is running-centric: what runners do, what we eat, where we go...
an in-depth review of why push ups should be a part of every routine
Why Push-ups Should Be a Part of Every Routine The absolute best way to incorporate exercise is to first choose an activity that you actually enjoy....
Find out how you can still continue to train even you are sidelined with an injury.
How to Train When You Can’t Run Three times during my 30+ years as a runner I have had an injury so serious that I couldn’t run. In a...
The Warinanco Park Fitness Festival brought together workout lovers and instructors for a fitness-filled day.
The Warinanco Park Fitness Festival: Workouts, Food And Fun For Healthy New Jersey Residents “I know I’m strong. I am brave. I am enough.” These are some of the positive affirmations fitness ...
an in-depth review of why push ups should be a part of every routine
Why Push-ups Should Be a Part of Every Routine The absolute best way to incorporate exercise is to first choose an activity that you actually enjoy....
grass-fed beef is a healthy alternative to regular beef; however, it's more expensive. is it worth it?
Grass-Fed Beef: Is it Worth it? With so many trends in the diet and health world, it is easy to get overwhelmed and confused about wh...
grass-fed beef is a healthy alternative to regular beef; however, it's more expensive. is it worth it?
Grass-Fed Beef: Is it Worth it? With so many trends in the diet and health world, it is easy to get overwhelmed and confused about wh...
How will weight loss medications impact your running?
Weight Loss Medication: How Will It Impact Your Running? In the 1980s and 1990s, weight loss fads centered around aerobics classes, trendy (albeit potentially...
Although not common among the general population, there are times when athletes need to gain weight. Find out how to do it the right way.
How to Gain Weight Healthily At one point during my time as a collegiate runner, I was in a position in which many adults would be...
What Is A Spartan Race? The Insider Guide To Training Like A Spartan
What Is A Spartan Race? The Insider Guide To Training Like A Spartan Hundreds of athletes gather towards the starting line like an army. They are all geared up for battle...
Should you enter an obstacle course race?
Should You Really Sign up for an Obstacle Course Race? The popularity of non-traditional races has boomed in the last couple of years. According to Running ...
learn more about steeplechase and how to get into it
Steeple-What? Track and Field's Most Obscure Running Event Thirty-five barriers, seven of which are water jumps, over 3000 meters around the track. Ragged breat...
Runners can download apps and track gear with the Garmin Vivoactive 3.
Tips To Using The Garmin Vivoactive 3 For Runners Runners often have an “if it’s not tracked, it didn’t happen” mentality. This makes a running watch a...
The meaning behind the names of some popular shoe brand and models.
Running Shoe Brand Names: The Meaning & Stories If you've been consistently running for a few years, the chances are good that you've found one, or m...
Saving the Earth, Running, & One-Use Plastics
Saving the Earth, Running, & One-Use Plastics Trying to save the planet might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of runners. ...
an in-depth review of what you can do when you can't run.
What If You Can't Run? Most of the information on this website is running-centric: what runners do, what we eat, where we go...
an in-depth review of why push ups should be a part of every routine
Why Push-ups Should Be a Part of Every Routine The absolute best way to incorporate exercise is to first choose an activity that you actually enjoy....
grass-fed beef is a healthy alternative to regular beef; however, it's more expensive. is it worth it?
Grass-Fed Beef: Is it Worth it? With so many trends in the diet and health world, it is easy to get overwhelmed and confused about wh...
an in-depth review of why push ups should be a part of every routine
Why Push-ups Should Be a Part of Every Routine The absolute best way to incorporate exercise is to first choose an activity that you actually enjoy....
grass-fed beef is a healthy alternative to regular beef; however, it's more expensive. is it worth it?
Grass-Fed Beef: Is it Worth it? With so many trends in the diet and health world, it is easy to get overwhelmed and confused about wh...
Humidity Effects on Training
How Humidity Affects Pace & The Benefits of Training in the Heat As runners, you will catch us all complaining at some point about the weather and how it gets in the ...