If you’re strictly a runner, there’s a good chance you start to scroll your social media feeds the minute the post-workout brunch conversation turns to watts. Power talk is for cyclists and triathletes, right?
Unforgiving weather conditions, brutally steep climbs, unrelenting terrain, and a mileage count that most people would only think of completing inside a car are just a few of the criteria that place some running events in that extreme category that only a select few even think about attempting to complete.
I thought it was about time I put pen to paper…or keyboard in this instance about how marathon training is going. I’m absolutely loving the video making process at the moment and the marathon training series that i’m producing has to be the most exciting one yet….for me anyway! However there are always things you can’t quite convey via video that are easier to jot down in a written format, therefore I want to give you a quick overview as to how i’m feeling heading into week 8/17 of marathon training.
You’ve probably heard a coach chuckle after saying “it depends” to one of your running questions. It’s the classic coaches answer because exercise science and training theory are complex. Definitive answers to complex issues are rare.
Running remains one of the best and fastest ways to burn calories—you can get a lot of fat-burning rewards as well as cardiovascular, muscular, tendon and bone-building benefits from running consistently.
Whether you’re planning to run a 5000, 10000, half marathon, or marathon, these expert-backed rules will keep you fit and injury-free.
by Kelsey Plefka Some runners are born to run like gazelles. Others look like wounded ostriches and we struggle through our miles. The good news is that there are easy ways to improve our running form and become an altogether more efficient runner.
Are you new runner? Have you decided to start running to improve your fitness? Before lacing up your shoes, check out these 8 extremely useful running tips for beginners from running expert Sascha Wingenfeld.
Maybe you’ve seen them striding past your office window in the morning, or congregating in packs at the park in the evening. Maybe your co-worker likes to dash out for a quick jog at lunchtime, or maybe you saw a flyer for a local race and it left you wondering.
Finding a perfect balance between running and weightlifting is hard. Oftentimes it confuses runners because they assume both sports don’t work together. But how can you work on your endurance and build lean muscle mass at the same time without being sore all day?