Beginners

Best Interval Timers and Apps in 2019

  Owing to its ability to help you work out more efficiently and see faster results, interval training has gained well-deserved popularity with runners at all levels of experience. In addition, run/walk intervals have proven to be the ...

Track Running Etiquette for Beginners

If you’re like I was a couple months ago, you might not have much familiarity with running on a track. Although I played volleyball in a rec league growing up and in an intramural league in college, I didn’t run very much until about a year ago. ...

Cardio Alternatives To Running: 14 Different Ways to Cross-Train

For those of us who are runners, we like to run. If we have a choice of what kind of physical exercise we’d like to do, we’ll pick running every time. Sometimes, though, due to injuries, wanting to mix it up, or trying to get a friend involved, we ...

Heel-to-Toe Drop: What is It and What to Look For in Running Shoes

If you’re new to running like I was less than a year ago, I had never heard of heel-to-toe drop. But as I’ve gotten more involved in the running community, I’ve learned what it is and what it means. In this article, we’re going to cover the ...

Vitamins and Nutrients for Runners

While nutrition is incredibly important to staying healthy, it isn’t something runners discuss as much as their training runs, paces, distances, upcoming races, and so forth. But it’s something that is important to consider, especially for new ...

Trail Running vs Road Running – How to Switch from Road to Trail

Maybe you’re like me, and you’ve always been someone who has run on roads. If you’re thinking about switching from running on roads to running on trails, this article is for you! We’ll cover the benefits of trail running as well as some things to ...

What Is A GPS Watch?

When I first started training for my half marathon, a friend advised me to purchase a GPS watch. Although I had used a Fitbit for counting steps for a while, I really had never looked into GPS/running watches and didn’t know much about them. ...

How Cold Is Too Cold When Running

We’ve all likely dealt with cold before when running, but maybe you’ve never considered what to do when it’s really, really cold. In this article, we’ll discuss everything you need to know about running in particularly cold weather. We’ll go over ...

Are There Any Benefits Running in Heat?

As someone who lives in the South, I know just how sweltering the summer can be, and to be honest, my running has definitely taken a hit. Who wants to go outside when by 6am, it’s already 80 some degrees and the humidity has pushed it over 90? No ...

Beat the Heat with These Summer Running Tips

No matter where you live, whether it’s Florida or Alaska, summer can be hot. And there is nothing that makes most runners fear a workout more than a steadily climbing thermometer. But just like we can't take the winter off once the temps get too ...

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