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  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,...

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  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...

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  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...

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  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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  Training for a half marathon generally starts months (if not years) before the actual race. In fact, you likely have a complete regimen as to how many miles you need to run and when in order to best compete in the race. However, the foods you choose to fuel your body with matters too, especially the closer you get to race day. 2 to 3 Days Pre-Race Because you are going to be spending exerting so much physical energy in a couple of days, you are going to want to eat more carbs, starting two to three days prior...

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