July 12, 2015
Training for a marathon takes a lot of time and energy. It also takes following certain routines and specific plans. And even though these are generally laid out in great detail, mistakes can be and often are made, potentially affecting your success on race day. With that thought in mind, here are five marathon prep mistakes that you’ll want to avoid as you get ready for your next 42 kilometer race: Not giving yourself enough training time. If you are already in pretty decent shape, you may be inclined to think that you don’t need much training time. However,...
June 22, 2015
Running a 10K is a great way to stay in shape while satisfying your inner competitor at the same time. And while a lot of training in necessary to get you to the big event in prime condition, how you take care of your body afterword is just as important to your total health and wellness. Therefore, here are 10 tips for helping your body better heal at the conclusion of your run: #1: Make sure you walk a bit after you cross the finish line to give your body and your heart time to slow down and return...
August 08, 2014
Are you at a point in your life where your problems feel bigger than you can handle? Would you like to find some way to overcome them without the use of mind altering drugs or having to go to weekly counseling sessions? Then you may want to start running. Positive Benefits of Running When you lace up your shoes and hit the treadmill or trail, a number of very positive things begin to happen for you. Physically, your body releases endorphins which make you feel better almost instantly and as you start to tone up and slim down,...