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Best Foam Rollers for Runners in 2019

  We’re all looking for the best foam rollers out there so that we can recover faster, increase mobility, improve fitness gains, and have better overall health. Sometimes, though, it can be hard to know which roller will be the best fit ...

Benefits of Zero Drop Shoes and Tips for a Smooth Transition

Getting the right and appropriate footwear makes a big difference in a runner's performance. However, finding the right running shoes amid all the options can be overwhelming. For so many years, we've settled with the traditional running shoes ...

Zero-Drop vs Regular Running Shoes: Which Is Better?

Running is an evolving, healthy sport that helps burn calories, improves fitness, and promotes lots of fun. Unfortunately, this sport can also be uncomfortable if you are not wearing the proper gear - especially shoes. Running shoes should hold your ...

How to Tell If Running Shoes Are Worn Out: The Signs You Might Have Missed

Running shoes are essential kit. They provide comfort and protection to our feet through workouts and races. They are made of quality materials that last many, many miles. But all good things must eventually come to an end, and even your favorite ...

How Much Do Running Shoes Weigh?

What self-respecting runner doesn't get excited when buying a new pair of running shoes? With all of the choices, it can seem like a huge decision: brand, model, style, color, etc. If you're really concerned about the ins and outs of the shoes, you ...

How to Use a Treadmill for Beginners

For most, it’s a love-hate relationship. The relationship you develop with the treadmill, that is. Love it because you know, somewhere deep down, it is a great training tool. Hate it, well, because let’s face it – running indoors and staring at a ...

Best Running Shoes for Metatarsalgia in 2019

  Metatarsalgia is pain or inflammation in the ball of the foot resulting from impact to one of the metatarsal bones. This injury is common for athletes who engage in high impact sports. It can be a regular issue for runners, since we put ...

Best Trail Running Gaiters in 2019

  Getting dirty is a big part of trail running. When you leave pavement behind, rocks, dirt, mud, sand, and water all become regular parts of your run. While most trail runners revel in the elements of the trail, too much dirt, debris, and ...

Best Compression Socks for Runners in 2019

  Whether you’re a recreational trail runner looking for some great compression socks, or a more serious runner who needs them for a half- or full marathon, you want to make sure that you’re getting a good product. Because compression ...

Running For Your Life: Safety Tips For Your Treadmill

Exercising isn’t the most thrilling experience. While runner’s high -- that elusive release of endorphins -- does exist, scrounging up the energy to wilfully run for an extended period of time can be exceptionally difficult. The treadmill can ...

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