10 Effective Hydrating Tips for Runners

92Shares5042Staying hydrated isn’t always easy, yet it’s necessary to not only achieving optimal athletic performance but greater overall health.While it seems that the way to stay hydrated is super simple (just drink a lot of water!) many runners struggle to achieve optimal hydration, especially during periods of intense training.That’s why … Read more

What to Eat Before Running a 5K Race

3Shares3If your race is tomorrow, and you are just now reading this post, then it’s already too late. You are better off skipping this article entirely and going with something you know. It is never a good idea to try a new pre-race food for the first time on the … Read more

What to Wear for Cold Weather Running (Complete Guide)

It’s that time of year again folks. The mornings are getting colder and darker with the changing of the season, and many places are already getting snow that sticks to the ground. Being the stubborn athletes that we are, runners will often refuse to be deterred by the cold weather outside, … Read more

18 Tips for Running to Lose Weight

5Shares5Many people start running to lose weight, and it’s a smart strategy – it burns more calories per hour than just about any other type of cardio. For every mile you log, you burn about 100 calories, which means it probably takes you around 10 minutes to run off 100 … Read more

11 Simple Tips for Running in Cold Weather

Unless you are lucky enough to live in an environment where the weather is always sunny and warm, the winter cold imposes de-motivating energy into pretty much every area of our everyday lives.As much as we may not want to go to work, go to the store, go anywhere, the … Read more

20 Amazing Health Benefits From Running a 5K

18Shares153 “If exercise were a pill, it would be the most popular pill in the world.” Why Run?  Running is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is practiced by people of all ages and backgrounds.So, what’s all the fuss about? Well, that’s what we’ll be covering today. One of … Read more

Pros/Cons to Chewing Gum While Running

Some who are new to running and athletics may be curious about the prospect of chewing gum while running. There may be some positive thoughts about it, but also some apprehension regarding possible dangers or negative impacts of the training session. To keep things simple, something like chewing gum probably won’t have … Read more

Runner’s High: What is it & How long does it Last?

Have you ever completed a run and felt that subtle feeling of euphoria that just made you feel happy and accomplished? Well, guess what, you probably just caught that bug we call Runner’s High! This is a feeling that many new and elite runners alike are continuously seeking throughout their running … Read more

The True Impact of Vaping and Running

Is it possible that a few drags from a vape could let runners go faster for longer? Or is the total opposite, and smoking vape closes off the arteries compromising runners’ performance? In the next sections, we’ll get to the bottom of it, and explore the true impact of vaping and … Read more