Running

Ever wonder what the most important thing is to do post run? Eat? Stretch? Foam roll? Shower??? Fret no more, I’m going to walk you through what matters, what you can do later and what you may not have to do at all. If you’re anything like me the post run cooldown is dashing in
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One study showed that athletes are up to 30% LESS active throughout the remainder of the day than their peers! Whoops! That morning running, doesn’t mean you can spend the rest of the hunched over a computer, your iPad and finally the tv. It’s not just me saying that, science is backing it up and
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2480shares What are the best half marathons in the US? The most fun half marathons? Well some of that depends on what you like, but I’m pretty sure there are a few key components that apply to them all. Number one: It makes a great Racecation – why isn’t this word in the dictionary yet?
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Commando or underwear – this may have been the most commented post I’ve ever put up on Instagram. It turns out that running underwear was a hot topic! Whether you’re looking for bun huggers, women’s running underwear or running briefs we’re getting ready to dive in and help you find exactly what you need. Should
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Many beginner runners quickly find themselves out of breath. This usually means that their pace is too fast. But it can also be due to inefficient breathing while running. In today’s post, we show you how to breathe properly while running and thus improve your performance. Deep belly breathing vs shallow chest breathing While running
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Do you want to improve your running times? Besides endurance and well-trained legs, a solid core is extremely important for your running performance. Many runners, however, are unaware of how much they can benefit from having strong abs and back muscles. Improve your running performance Running basically consists of constantly shifting your weight and changing
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Besides having the best name in all of running workouts, fartleks are also fun to do. The Swedish word means “speed play” and that’s exactly the intent of these workouts. No need for a track. No need to time recovery. Nothing forced, but lots of benefits. What is Fartlek training? More unstructured than intervals or
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by Pauline Six Finding the right sports bra is an important decision for all women runners, though it can sometimes feel like searching for holy grail. The top consideration is to find something with the perfect balance of comfort and fit. Next on the list – it’s gotta look and feel great. Bottom line: wear
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You know I love to test and review products, but I also love getting feedback on what other runners are already loving. In a recent, IG Stories poll over 1200 of you responded with the best trail running shoes. I combed through it all to pull out the top picks and I’ll be adding a
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Do planks make you run faster? I say this is debatable, but without a doubt working your core makes you a more injury proof runner. I DO NOT believe that planks are the be all end of all of movements to work our core, they are a movement with a lot of benefits for runners.
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What’s causing pain on the outside of your ankle? One possible running issue is peroneal tendonitis, which is a fancy way of saying an inflamed tendon. Runners unfortunately are prone to things like tendonitis to because we ask our muscles to fire repetitively in the same motion. But it is something you can resolve and
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Time is money. Perhaps that’s why humans are the only animals that try to get all their sleep in one long stretch. People with pets know that cats and dogs, for example, take several naps a day. Maybe this explains why we often envy them… wouldn’t it be great if we could lie down for
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by Pauline Six Here’s the simple truth on a somewhat taboo subject, running on your period is possible. Training is achievable during periods – though, to be honest – it can be less than enjoyable. Here are some simple tips to help you train… every day of the month. A beautiful depiction: Uta Pippig In
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