Beginners

How to Start Trail Running

If you’ve been running for a little while but haven’t tried trail running yet, then this article is for you! We’ll tell you everything that you need to know about starting to run on trails. While some things do carry over from the road, there are ...

Running When Tired – Should You Run or Should You Rest?

We’ve all been there—feeling super exhausted and not wanting to do anything else. Especially not run. But if you have a run scheduled for a day when you feel tired, what should you do? Should you run anyway and risk overtiring yourself? Some ...

How Do You Measure Exercise Intensity?

One of the key metrics in tracking your workouts is intensity. And yet, as runners, we don't often hear "intensity" talked about. We talk about time and distance, and we talk about pace, intervals, and hills. From reading about training plans, we ...

How To Start Running in Your 50s

There's a myth going around that running is something you have to get into when you are young. If you're over a certain age, the belief goes, then it's just too hard to get into. Well, we're here to tell you that nonsense. Running is a great way to ...

What Is Considered Long Distance Running?

The term "long distance running" might seem a little subjective. Travel for long in runner circles, and you'll meet everyone from dedicated 5k specialists, to marathoners, to ultra-marathoners. They'll all claim to be "distance runners." So what, ...

How Long Does It Take For An Adult To Walk A Mile?

Running is great exercise. We all know that. But maybe you feel like you’re not quite ready to run just yet. Or maybe you are coming back from an injury and need to ease into things. Or, maybe you simply prefer mellower activities like walking. In ...

Why Do I Feel Bloated After Running?

No matter when it happens, feeling bloated is never a pleasant feeling, and it’s particularly annoying after a run. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about feeling bloated after a run. We’ll talk about how common it is, why ...

What Is The Jeff Galloway Run Walk Method?

One of the biggest challenges for new runners is the ability and self-confidence to go out and run for long periods of time. Let’s face it: running can be hard. After enough time, your lungs burn, your legs burn...wouldn’t everything be better if ...

Should You Run With Or Against Traffic?

With any sport, it’s important to know what is safe and standard practice so you don’t get hurt. Like me, you might have grown up with a mom who told you to use a product as it was intended. Therefore, this article will answer the question of how ...

What Is A Good Mile Time For Beginners?

If you’ve just started running, you might be curious about what a good mile time is for a beginner runner. You might also be wondering how fast the pros are, too! If so, this article is for you! We’ll cover common mile times for beginners, ...

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