If you’ve been running for quite some time and you haven’t broken your current PR, maybe you it’s time to go on a diet.
So you’ve decided to get into running as part of your fitness goals this year. Good job! Take care, though: it’s so easy to make mistakes that can turn you off from the sport.
The human body is 60% water. Losing a mere 1.5% to 2% of that amount and dehydration can already kick in. According to a study, dehydration causes moods, energy levels, athletic performance and brain functions to slow down.
Running for years, or even a just a couple of months, may lead to injuries. And if not treated as soon as possible, these injuries could keep you sidelined for a long time.
After a run session, it’s important that your body replenishes the fluids, carbohydrates, and protein it lost while working out. This will make your body recover faster, ready for you’re the next run.
If you make health and fitness a priority, you will find a way to make running a part of your daily routine. Here are tips to help you squeeze in running into your busy schedule!
Resting immediately after a run can lead to tight, stiff, and painful muscles. It’s better to drink lots of fluids immediately and do post-run stretches.
So you just finished a marathon. Good job, you! Now you’re all set to do something that’s just as important: Marathon Recovery.
When it comes to your running shoes, walang forever. Just like any sports gear, running shoes have a definite lifespan and will break down over time
Remember the pain after your First 5K? Or that moment when you can hardly walk for days after your first half-marathon?
Show them you Care - Nothing says “I Care” more than massaging your significant other’s calves and feet after a long run…
With running apps that can monitor your speed, distance, calories burned, and even map your route, your smartphone can be a great running buddy. Whether you’re on Android or iOS, here are 8 running apps you can download and enjoy for free!
Do you need to get into that running state of mind? These movies will make you want to tie up your shoelaces and head out the door in no time!
Running a half or a full marathon – or even just your usual weekend long run – can be physically and mentally tough, and would make you want to give up.