January 20, 2018
Exercising and sporting are all about heavy perspiration, weariness and muscle pain or body numbness. Before experiencing a tough time, your body- particularly the muscles, need to get ready to withstand the oxygen deficiency. A little warm up routine (including diet, sleep, and more) before any sporting event makes a considerable difference. It prevents your body from cramping up and being injured. Following tips, if added to your warm up routine, can make you a finer athlete! Good sleep A good sleep is what counts a lot even if some people don’t realize it. Getting sufficient amount of rest...
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...
June 13, 2015
Competitor.com published a piece titled The 11 Best Protein Sources for Runners, and protein powders scored two of the top slots. This article cited the benefits of soy and whey protein mixes specifically for people who enjoy running regularly. What makes these options so beneficial after hitting the local trails? Protein Powder Benefits First and foremost, studies have found that consuming protein post-workout can help your muscles heal at a faster rate. This is especially important for runners as you rely on your thighs and calves working as best they can to support your body as you travel through...
May 19, 2015
When it comes to running, a number of fitness enthusiasts are choosing to hit the trails while leaving their shoes at home (or by donning barefoot-style shoes). While some health experts suggest that there are several benefits to running without wearing traditional athletic shoes, choosing this option also apparently puts you at risk of various injuries. Let’s discuss some of the most common ones now, as well as how to avoid them. Injury #1: Bone Marrow Edema A study published in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise found that participants that ran in barefoot-style shoes had a greater...
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August 18, 2014
Look ahead of you, not behind.
It is easy to beat yourself up for letting your running progress go, but that serves you no purpose other than to hold you back from making advances now. Instead of looking behind you and remembering where you were, look ahead of you and think of where you want to be instead. That way you’ll be excited about the journey that lies ahead and much more inclined to stick with the process.