The Techy Guide to Running: Great Gear to Keep You Moving

Running is the perfect sport for techies. There is more technology available for runners than almost any other type of athlete. Watches can track your mileage and measure your heart rate, shoes can be fitted with chips to track your runs and keep your data, and you can fly cyborgs with certain sets of headphones. … Read more

How to Build a Running Base before Starting a Training Program

Building a running base before tackling a marathon training program is strongly encouraged by most running experts, coaches and veteran runners. Training for a marathon involves strenuous workouts and heavy mileage. Without establishing a proper base, you open yourself up to potential injuries and delays in your training program. You may not even make it … Read more

Best Place to Buy Running Shoes

Running shoes are the most important gear a runner can purchase. Ask anyone who has attempted to run a race in ill-fitted or otherwise inadequate footwear. Proper shoes are the most essential part of a well-prepared runner’s attire. They should suit a runner’s stride, size and foot shape. Running any sort of distance without proper … Read more

How to Achieve your Weight Loss and Running Goals

Running is an excellent way to achieve your weight loss goals. I can personally attest to this statement; I ran off 60 pounds in under one year, and kept it off. Running at a 10 minute pace for 30 minutes burns a total of 318 calories for the average person.  Achieving your running and weight … Read more

How to Train on a Treadmill

Treadmill workouts are not nearly as much fun as hitting the road or the trail, but they can afford some real benefits for your training program. Treadmills offer feedback that is immediate and progressive. They also offer precision to your training program. While it can be tough to spend hours running on a belt, there … Read more

What Should you Eat while Training for a Race?

When you are training for a long distance race, such as a half marathon or a marathon, what you eat matters. Caloric intake needs to compensate for what you burn on the road, trail or treadmill during your runs. When you are training, your body undergoes significant stress and depletion of energy stores. The energy … Read more

Finding Your Best Running Playlist to Keep You Motivated

Nothing gets your run boosted like a great playlist bumping in your headphones. You know a good song is playing when you are tempted to break your tempo and raise your pace during a run simply because the beat is a good one. It is somewhat comparable to driving too fast (we all know we … Read more

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