October 10, 2016
Have you ever had such a foot injury that has left you unable to go about your daily routine? You’re unable to move, walk, run or basically do anything with your feet? And most importantly you can’t visit the gym! You just lay in your bed, watching TV, doing nothing while your body begins to suffer from all the inactivity. Soon you start seeing signs of your body losing its shape and your fitness going down the drain, all those long hours at the gym doing those intense workouts simply going to waste. Therefore it is no surprise that...
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...
February 21, 2015
Running is a great way to get and stay in shape. And if you’ve always just run shorter distances, then you are missing out on the many benefits that long distance running has to offer. However, if you are thinking of transitioning into covering more miles in your running sessions, there are some things that you need to know first. Slow Down While you may be able to retain a fairly fast speed when running a 5K, slower is better if you are running a longer distance. This will help you keep your energy and momentum up long after you...
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,...