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Fasted cardio

Fasted Cardio

Running on an empty stomach – or “fasted running” – has become a popular hack for losing weight and burning fat. This is because of the general concept that running on empty will lead to the body burning fat for energy, consequently helping you get leaner quicker and teaching your

Brooks Ghost vs Glycerin

Brooks Ghost vs Glycerin

Brooks running shoes are one of the most popular brands out there, and with good reason. Brooks is known for creating beautifully designed, high-performance shoes to improve your run and ideally prevent injury. Brooks combines their knowledge of running with feedback from their consumer to improve all lines of their

Hoka Clifton vs Bondi

Hoka Clifton vs Bondi

If you enjoy a shock-absorbed, cushioned running shoe, Hoka One One is the king of comfort. One look at their chunky soles, and you know that they’re different from others. Chunky soles have more fun. Picking the best shoe can be highly personal. But you don’t necessarily have to run

Brooks Ghost vs Adrenaline

Brooks Ghost vs Adrenaline

Brooks Ghost vs. Adrenaline: it’s a matchup as fierce and hotly-contested as Ali vs. Tyson, Coke vs. Pepsi, blue-and-black vs. white-and-gold. Okay, that may be a bit of an exaggeration, but you get the idea. Seriously, ask a dozen dedicated runners which model they prefer, and the answers you get

Nutrition for Runners

Nutrition for Runners

As a new runner or a seasoned athlete looking to level up your performance, nutrition for runners is a key area to look into, especially if you have related goals such as losing weight, improving muscle strength, getting lean etc. While there are many diets for athletes, as well as

Numb toes when Running

Numb Toes When Running

Most people experience a pins and needles sensation of your “foot falling asleep” after sitting too long, but what if it happens during activity? If you notice your toes or feet go numb when running, it could be disconcerting, especially if you don’t know the cause. Numb toes or feet

Trail running marathon training plan

Trail Marathon Training

If you’ve been running for a while on roads and maybe sometimes on trails too, you might be getting to the point where a 5k or 10k run isn’t a challenge for you anymore. So you’ve set your sights on a trail marathon and want to see how running on

Trail running Training

Trail Running Training

Whether you’re a seasoned runner looking to spice up your running routine or a trail runner who is coming back from injury or searching for a structured trail running training plan, hitting the trails can yield multiple benefits for regular recreational runners. From giving your body a rest from pounding

How to start a Running club

How to Start a Running Club

If you enjoy running as a hobby or your go-to form of exercise, starting a running group might be right for you. Running clubs are a way to stay active while building a sense of community. In this post, we’ll give you an overview of how to start a running

Benefits of Running

Benefits of Running

We all have that friend who boasts about going for a 30-minute jog every day, while conflicting reports suggest that perhaps they should take more time off. Is running every day a good idea? How often should you run, and should you run at all? The benefits of running are

How to prevent chafing while running

How To Prevent Chafing When Running

Running is great exercise and comes with many health and mental benefits. However, if you suffer from chafing, you are likely in too much pain to enjoy your run. While some people suffer from chafing more than others, anyone who runs frequently can have trouble with it. Whether you have

Brooks Ghost 12 vs 13

Brooks Ghost 12 vs 13

The Brooks Ghost 12 is a fantastic shoe that gets great reviews across the board. But how does it stand up against its successor, the Brooks Ghost 13? Here’s an in-depth look at both shoes’ features and why one may be better for you than the other. An Overview of

How To Break In Running Shoes

How To Break In Running Shoes

Have you ever seen a marathoner pull shoes out of a box, tear off the tags, and take off? Probably not. Even experienced runners have to take time to break in new shoes to prevent irritation and injuries. Whether you’re a newbie or a pro, this guide can answer your

Running for Rangers - The For Rangers Ultra 2018

Running for Rangers

Running is a passion for many, whether you use it to clear your head, stay in shape, enjoy the outdoors, or escape your emails. What many people don’t consider, however, is running to save elephants and rhinos! The For Rangers Ultra is put together just for that reason. The For

VO2 max - Runner breathing heavily

VO2 max

For athletes, VO2 Max is a popular buzzword. There are tons of discussions about improving numbers scores, calculating them, and what it means to our overall health. So that begs the question, what is VO2 Max, and why is it so important? What is VO2 Max? Knowing your VO2 Max

Trail running Safety

Trail Running Safety

Of all the physical activities, running is considered to be the favorite among fitness enthusiasts. With that being the case, a trail runner prefers to run in secluded areas, such as through the hills and on unpaved natural terrain. Trail runners prefer this activity to stay away from busy roads

Yoga for Runners

Yoga for Runners

If you are a runner, you may not know that yoga can help you with running in more ways than you know. One quick yoga session will help loosen any tight spots you may have, build up any of your weak areas, and help make you a better runner while

Brooks vs Asics

Brooks vs Asics

If you’re reading this guide, it’s probably safe to assume that you’re a runner! And as a runner, you need to know what kind of features you can expect from popular running shoes. Today, we’re discussing Brooks vs. Asics. These brands are currently sitting at the top of the running shoe food chain, and for good reason.

Best Winter Running Gear

Winter Running Gear

Running on trails in the harsh winter can be quite an adventurous task. However, endowing yourself with the best winter running gear is essential to stay warm and comfortable. These running clothes are made using high-quality materials that are snug fit, water-resistant, and windproof. You also need not worry about

When to replace Trail running shoes

When To Replace Trail Running Shoes

Do you love to go on trail runs? Have you recently invested in trail running shoes and feel that you have to replace them again? What are the signs to look for to know it’s time to buy a new pair? Before learning when to invest in a new pair

What to eat after a run

What to Eat after a Run

Are you someone that takes their running seriously? Perhaps you are planning an endurance race, or you are a regular marathon runner. If you are a beginner or have been researching how to replenish all the lost energy after strenuous long runs, continue reading to find out what to eat

Running at night

Running at Night

“Difficult times bring in drastic changes in society.” We couldn’t agree more with this statement. With the COVID-19 pandemic gripping the whole world, fitness enthusiasts and regular gym goers reinvent the workout regime. You can see the change in the rising number of cyclists and joggers around the park or

How much running is too much running?

How Much Running Is Too Much

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what would happen if you threw a daily run into the mix? On the whole, you would be better off. Studies show that running just five to ten minutes a day can have an overwhelmingly positive effect on your physical and

Jogging vs Running

Jogging vs Running

If you know anything about working out, you know that if you are not walking, you are either jogging or running. There has been a long-running debate for years about what makes one different from the other. Is running really better than jogging and vice versa? Professional runners are known

Parts of a Shoe

Parts of a Running Shoe

If only Forrest Gump had worn running shoes, the sky would have been the limit. But he did not, like maybe others who settle for any sport shoe (tennis, basketball, etc.) to run. Big mistake. Why? Because not all sneakers are created equal. A running shoe is specifically designed to

What is good running form?

What is Good Running Form

The average person desires to stay fit at all times. Staying fit doesn’t demand too much, it only requires that you eat well and perform the right exercises in the right way. Good running form can help an individual create physical, physiological, and psychological improvement. Running is a common exercise

How to wash running shoes

How to Wash Running Shoes

You spent a lot of time picking the right pair of running shoes. You want to keep them in tip, top shape and make them last as long as you can.  How do you wash running shoes? Can you throw them in the washing machine? Do they have to be

Are sore muscles a good sign?

Are Sore Muscles a Good Sign

If you are someone who works out a lot and then the next day, your muscles are sore, just know that it is a common experience. If you are a runner it is easy to understand that you are sore if you increased your speed for today or tried to

Can Running Give You Abs?

Can Running Give You Abs

Running has so many health benefits! During a run, you get a powerful cardio workout, an intense leg workout, and some pretty great endorphin release also known as the “runner’s high.” Can running also give you abs? First, what do we mean by abs? The rectus abdominis is the long

How Should Running Shoes Fit

How Should Running Shoes Fit

Before you invest money into running shoes you need to know, how should running shoes fit? Finding shoes that fit well is the first step to a great run! So, what do you need to know before you buy your first pair? Here are some tips and tricks to guide

best gifts for runners

Best Gifts for Runners

We couch potatoes may not always understand the enthusiasm our loved-ones have for running. Their love for jogging at dawn or dusk—sometimes for over an hour, sometimes for half a day—makes no sense to us. Regardless, you love them, and the time has come to celebrate them. If you’re wondering

What Muscles Does Running Work

The Muscular system and Running Running is an excellent way to target many different parts of the body all at once. While not considered by most as a muscle-building exercise, it strengthens and tones a wide variety of muscles all through the body. One benefit of running is that it

How to start Running again

How To Start Running Again

This article is for those who want to learn how to start running again and would like some tips on doing so. The insights shared here are from my own experience and how my initial attempt to start running again failed and led to important lessons being learned. If you