Tag Archives: running

Why East Africans Dominate Olympic Running Events

The Olympic games is undoubtedly a massive sporting event that brings all nations together. Athletes, sports enthusiasts, celebrities, and common people from different parts of the world seem to catch the Olympics fever every four years. And among the sports or disciplines in the Olympics list, running events have become a favorite to watch by […]

10 Motivational Running Movies

Running is undoubtedly one of the best forms of exercise. It helps strengthen your joints, boost your confidence, relieve stress, and more! In other words, running is an excellent way to increase your overall level of health. You’re probably reaping these benefits if you love running. But no matter how committed you are to the […]

Top Running Games when you can’t get off the Couch

Games now are more interactive. They do not only get your heart pumping and give you adrenaline rush, they also make you move, groove, and want to jump off your mom’s couch. If you are a running enthusiast and for some reason, you don’t feel like hitting the treadmill or doing even a 3k outdoor […]

How Busy Moms Can Squeeze in Running in Their Routine

Moms often have a lot on their plate. From managing the household to taking kids to school, a workout routine for moms is really more of a luxury than a need. According to clinical psychologist Lavina Rodriguez, Ph.D., while the most common excuse for not exercising is “no time,” there are deeper reasons like lack […]

Running vs Cycling: Which is better for weight loss?

Different forms of exercise have been proven to aid weight loss.  Running and cycling are two of the most effective workouts that can help you shed off some pounds. According to Professor Hirofumi Tanaka, director of the Cardiovascular Aging Research Laboratory at the University of Texas, running and biking are both rhythmic aerobic activities that […]

A How-To Guide to Mindfulness and Running

Over the years, mindfulness has been increasing in popularity. Meditation studios are increasing in number to accommodate the demand to unplug and reconnect with one’s body and surroundings. Mindfulness is all about being in tune with the present, listening to your body and being one with the moment. Running with mindfulness allows you to go […]

Exercise and Anxiety: How to Keep Anxiety at Bay

The beginning of a new year is an opportunity to start anew. A clean slate. A chance at making the new year the best one yet. But for some people, it can be a challenge. Financial stress, winter blues, and the holidays ending can dampen your mood and increase your worries. For some exercise enthusiasts, […]

Tips from Elite Runners on How to Train During Winter

Many athletes think that the winter season is the perfect time to pack up their workout gear and hibernate. However, for elite runners, the cold season is not a time to slack off on training. “Many runners simply take the winter off, but this is a huge mistake,” USATF-certified running coach Jason Fitzgerald said. Barely […]

How Your New Year’s Resolution Can Change Your Life

At the beginning of every year, we make a list of resolutions and changes to achieve. Most people have weight loss and a healthy and more active lifestyle at the top of their New Year’s resolutions list. However, having the best intention for your goals is only the first part of achieving it. You need […]

Run the Trail with Confidence: Safety Tips for Trail Runners

Trail running has quickly grown in popularity. In fact, it is considered to be the sixth most popular extreme sport in the US. Many runners have shifted from roads to outdoor trails for different reasons. Plain flat roads can become dull after a while. Changing your environment can be a great source of inspiration and […]