Beginners

Beat the Heat with These Summer Running Tips

No matter where you live whether it’s in Florida or Alaska, summer is hot. And that might make your summer runs not very enjoyable!   In this article, we’ll talk about running in the summer and heat, why it’s hard, and tips to make summer ...

How to Wash Your Running Gear and Shoes

If you’ve owned running gear and shoes for any length of time, you know that it quickly becomes sweaty and smelly and you have to wash it. But it’s not like your everyday clothes and shoes, so in this article, we’ll cover how to wash running ...

How to Prepare for Your First 5k Race

I ran my first 5k race back in 2014. Even though I had put in my training and was excited to get to the start line, I was still pretty nervous about what was about to happen.  I wasn’t sure whether I had taken all the right steps in the ...

How to Get Rid of a Side Stitch When Running

If you’ve been running for any duration of time, you have almost certainly felt a side stitch at some point. And you’ve probably wondered how to get rid of those pesky sharp pains that slow you down. Not to worry. We’ve got you covered. In ...

How‌ ‌to‌ ‌Deal‌ ‌with‌ ‌Blisters‌ ‌on‌ ‌Your‌ ‌Feet‌ ‌From‌ ‌ Running‌

We’ve all had that feeling of annoying and painful blisters, and you might even be more prone to them if you run a lot. In this short article, we’ll cover all the details about blisters and running so that you can start running blister-free ...

Rowing vs Running – Which is a More Effective Workout?

Rowing machines have become quite popular in recent years. With their increases presence in gyms and homes, you might wonder whether you should swap your treadmill workout for some time on a rowing machine.   In this article, we’ll discuss ...

Is It Ok to Go Running With Weights?

If you’ve been running for a little bit, or if you want to make your running a bit more exciting, maybe you’ve thought about running with weights. The logic is self-explanatory: work out now with a heavier weight load, and enjoy the benefits later ...

Should I Go Running After Lifting Weights?

As you begin to get into running (or maybe if you’ve been running for a while), you’ve probably started to think about how you might be able to incorporate more strength training into your running routine. Given the busyness of the modern world, ...

Does Weight Loss Make You Run Faster?

One of the touchiest subjects in any type of fitness is weight. While many of us exercise to maintain or even lose weight, the fitness community also strives to support positive body image, and to de-emphasize the need to lose weight to become ...

What Is A Fartlek Run? How Fartlek Workouts Help Your Running

Fartlek. It sounds like a word that a five-year-old boy would come up with. But you'll just have to trust me on this one: it's not made up. In fact, it is a powerful and revered training tool for runners. The word (it's Swedish, in case you want ...

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