August 18, 2017
For any kind of workout to be successful, you need to provide your body with the required amount of fuel. The time at which you take in this fuel majorly decides how effective your workout is. Eating right before running can lead to stomach cramps which can slow the person down. Meanwhile, if you don’t get enough calories then you might not have the energy to run the duration you want. Don’t forget, eating after running is also vital since it helps the body in building stamina for the next run. The food also enables the body to refill the...
go for a run,
March 21, 2017
When the weather gets warmer, many people like to go for a run outside. Running helps to boost both your mood and mental health, and gets you into shape. However, there are many dangers to running outside on your own in broad daylight as well as at night. Here are some tips to help you stay safe: Be alert If you run with music, don’t allow yourself to be too distracted that you become less aware of your surroundings. Keep the volume down or leave one headphone out of your ear, so you can keep track of what...
go for a run,
February 07, 2017
The finishing time for marathons, which are most commonly of 26.2 miles varies depending on the participant. World class elites take a bit more than two hours to finish a marathon while other individuals take up to more than eight hours. According to Running USA, the average finishing time for a marathon in the USA back in 2014 was four hours, nineteen minutes, and twenty-seven seconds. On the other hand, the average finishing time for a marathon for women was four hours, forty-four minutes, and nineteen seconds. Calculating an estimate Before you take part in a marathon, you should...
November 09, 2016
Many runners only focus on their leg movements as they run, but arm motion is just as important. You need to pay attention to your arms, as they make you move quicker for longer, or seemingly with less effort because they determine your stride. Everyone has a unique type of arm movement, so here are some tips on how to improve yours: Have your arms in 90-degree angles To make sure you do this properly, never let your hands swing above your shoulders or beneath your waist. Keep your arms moving close to your body and pretend...
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...