5 Different Ways Runners Tie Their Shoes

Learning to tie our shoes as kids is a significant milestone on our way to being independent. Yet, once we’ve learned the basics in our youth, there’s a good chance that we don’t put much thought into how we tie our shoes later on.Properly tying your shoes is especially important for runners and prevents many … [Read more...]

Is It Okay To Run/Walk Your First Half Marathon?

If you’re considering signing up for your first half-marathon, you may be trying to figure out the logistics of the race, especially if you’re new to running longer distances, such as the 13.1 miles required for a half marathon. You may be wondering if you can walk parts of your race as needed.The short answer is yes, … [Read more...]

How Early Do You Need To Start Training For A Marathon?

If you’re considering running a marathon or have already signed up, you may be wondering: how early do you need to start training for a marathon? Many factors determine the right training program and duration length for you. Today, we will dive into some of the details to help you feel confident in your training program … [Read more...]

How To Perform Hill Training On Your Treadmill

As a runner, it is doubtful that you’ll always be running on flat surfaces. Thus, hill training is an important part of any runner’s weekly workout routine. However, bad weather or time constraints may have you running on a treadmill for your training more often than actually getting outside. Today, we will review how to … [Read more...]

Why Do I Get Painful Arches When I Run?

There are tons of health benefits to regular running. However, consistent running can also lead to overuse-related injuries in the lower leg. One common pain site for runners is the bottom of the foot, also known as the arch.Arch pain can be frustrating and make it feel impossible to keep up with your weekly mileage … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Stay Cool While Running Outside This Summer

Summer is officially here! With it comes some pretty gnarly heat waves already that have people swarming to their local pools, lakes, rivers, and air conditioners. However, if you’re a runner, you may be wondering how to keep up with your running routine safely.Of course, you don’t want to deal with heat exhaustion, … [Read more...]

Running With Bunions – How To Treat And Prevent Bunions

The development of bunions is a common issue that runners can face at any time. This can lead to pain, discomfort, and altered running mechanics, leading to even further injuries in the lower body.Today, we will dive into what causes bunions and what you can do to treat and prevent them. That way, you can feel confident … [Read more...]

Friction Resistance vs Magnetic Resistance On An Exercise Bike

If you want to upgrade your home workout space, you may be considering buying an exercise bike. These days, there are many options to choose from when looking at the exercise bike and spin bike market. One important item to consider is the type of resistance.The question is often asked: which is better, friction … [Read more...]

Should You Buy A Spin Bike Or A Stationary Bike?

If you want to take your home workouts to the next level, you may have considered a cycling machine. With all the great benefits of cycling, including leg/core strength and cardio, a bike can be a great addition to your home gym.However, you may have found yourself wondering what is the better option for you: a spin … [Read more...]

Running vs Rowing – What’s A Better Workout

Whether you head to your local gym for a workout or exercise at home, you may have found yourself wondering what’s a better workout: running or rowing? While there isn’t a definitive answer to this question, there are a few key variables to consider when choosing the best workout for you.Today, we will dive into the … [Read more...]