Safety

Best Running Self Defense Products in 2022

  For many of us, running has become part of life - more than just a way to stay fit. If I asked you what the most important consideration is about your running, what would your answer be? How about your safety? Chances are it’s not on ...

Best Pepper Spray For Runners in 2022

  Running is one of the best ways to stay healthy and in shape. While running can be more fun as a group activity, you don’t always have a running partner available when you have the chance to go out.   Running alone is a joy unto ...

Best Personal Alarms for Runners in 2022

  As an avid runner, you know how common it is to find yourself several miles from home while on a long run. But, it seems that the further you get from home, the more unsafe you tend to feel. When you’re in an unfamiliar environment while ...

5 Running Safety Tips for Women

Unfortunately, it’s just a reality that women need to be more aware of safety when running than men. It’s annoying, and I wish it weren’t the case. I also don’t want to get hurt. Assaults are never the fault of the victim, but there are a handful of ...

How Cold Is Too Cold When Running

Running is a year-round pursuit. For many of us, that means getting outdoors in the dead of winter. And that, or course, means facing the cold. You've likely dealt with cold before when running. But maybe you’ve never considered what to do when it’s ...

How To Run Without Music

The running world is full of divisions. Those who run at night and those who don’t. Those who run long races and those who don’t. And the big one: those who run with music and those who don’t. I fit into the second category—I don’t listen to music ...

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 ...

13 Tips for Running Safely at Night

Busy schedules are one of the most common reasons running plans fall by the wayside. Life gets busy - for all of us. You want to run in the morning, but you have to get the kids out the door to school and yourself out the door to work. You want to ...

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