Training

Walking On An Incline Vs Running – Which Is Better?

A treadmill is a worthwhile investment, no matter your fitness level. They’re super convenient, you can use them any time of day or night, in any weather, and you can even watch your favorite TV show while doing it! If you’re a beginner or ...

Should You Go Running With Ankle Weights?

There are a variety of ways to increase the intensity of your run. You could run on an incline or decline, increase your pace, or choose the trail instead of the road. One of the ways to place more of a load on your legs while running is to run ...

Best CrossFit Gym Bags in 2021

  Is CrossFit your preferred form of cross-training? If you’re serious about spending quality time in the CrossFit box, you need a great gym bag. The best CrossFit gym bags have some features that set them apart from other, ...

How To Use A Running Metronome

The human body runs on rhythm. Our circadian rhythms tell our bodies when to sleep and when to wake. Our hearts beat in a structured and steady way. We breathe evenly. We walk steadily and in a measured way. Even when we’re bored, we tap our feet ...

VO2 Max Chart – What’s A Good Score For Runners?

If you’re an experienced runner looking for a way to improve your performance, have you considered working on your VO2 max? It’s an indicator of cardiovascular fitness and a tangible, measurable way to increase your fitness level. Advanced ...

Easy Run Pace – How To Run Slow On Recovery Runs

Rest and recovery are as important as running when you’re training for a race or even just trying to improve your fitness. While it can be frustrating to take a day off or to go for a recovery run instead of your usual run, actively taking part ...

Should I Run For Time Or Distance?

When you are training, it’s good to have a goal when you head out for a run. Most commonly, runners will go out for a specific time (like 60 minutes) or a specific distance (like 5 miles). Some runners find that running for time is more suitable ...

ElliptiGO – The Runner’s Bike

If an elliptical and a bicycle fell in love and had a baby, that would be the ElliptiGO. It’s a hybrid machine, but it’s a unique and fun alternative to cross-training. If you want to get outdoors in the fresh air and do something a little ...

Tempo Runs – Why They Should Be Part Of Your Training

If you’ve been running for a while, you’re probably familiar with high-intensity interval training. You’ve most likely also done your fair share of easy runs or recovery runs. But what about the whole range in between those two paces? Runs ...

Why Am I Coughing After A Run?

It’s a common occurrence among runners. You have a great run and arrive home feeling good, and then it starts—a cough that lasts for an hour or so after your run. This can lead to other symptoms like a sore throat, sore chest, or fatigue—depending ...

The Wired Runner