As recently as 7 years ago, obstacle races were relatively unknown. Since then, their popularity has skyrocketed. But how do you train for one of these races? We've got you covered.
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While the science behind kinesio tape is uncertain, there has been some evidence to show that KT Tape can be useful.
Hip bursitis is one of the most common injuries suffered by runners. Here are some steps to a speedy recovery.
Although there has not been a plethora of research on the effects of massage for runners, there is no denying that afterward you can feel like a million bucks.
Ice baths have been a staple method of recovery for distance runners for many years. Recently, though, the effectiveness of ice baths has come into question in the scientific community.
Knee pain is the bane of many a runner. Several treatments have been found effective in alleviating pain caused by patellar tendonitis.
How does one go about teaching oneself to run the correct pace? We point out the key indicators of proper pacing.
So how does one prevent cramping? Incredibly, one answer is to drink pickle juice.
If you've been around running long enough you have heard the term VO2 max. We delve deeper into the concept and explain exactly what aerobic capacity means for runners.
To successfully PR at the 5K, one must incorporate many different types of workouts into their training plan.
Sadly humans, with our itty-bitty calves and rotating ankles, struggle on even the smoothest of surfaces and are thus prone to ankle injuries.
Running twice a day is an incredible way to build fitness, but as is always the case with increasing mileage, adding second runs heightens the risk of injury. Here are some tips to doing it safely.
Who killed it this weekend?
Debunking myths about ideal heart rate as it pertains to training.
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis is a common overuse injury in runners. There are several forms of treatment and exercises that can help alleviate the pain.
Insights into how to strengthen hip abductor muscles to prevent running injuries.
For these beginner runners, one excellent way to start building aerobic fitness and strengthening the muscles necessary for running is to employ the run/walk method.
Running in the heat is hard enough, but when humidity levels are high exercise can become nearly unbearable. Here are our precautions that will keep you going.
If you're feeling a pain in your butt when running, you likely have developed high hamstring tendinopathy. Fear not. There are easy ways to keep the pain from becoming crippling.
Here our tips on how to survive those blazing-hot summer workouts.
Bruised toenails are often viewed as a marker of the long-distance runner. Here is our advice on how to avoid that painful right of passage.
Distance runners often experience "bonking" or "hitting the wall" late in races. This phenomena is caused by glycogen depletion. Here is some advice on how to avoid this.
Most distance runners are constantly downing carbs. While carbs are important fuel, they shouldn't overshadow protein.
The question of whether to exercise when ill has perplexed physicians for years, but recent studies have provided insight into how exercise affects the longevity of illness.
Tips for avoiding hip pain while running.
Have you struggled with pain on the top of your foot when wearing running shoes? The problem may be the way you are lacing them.
Five tips that every runner should remember when tackling hills.
A breakdown of the best post-run snacks to begin the recovery process.
We break down the difference between aerobic and anaerobic exercise as it pertains to runners.
Sorting through this information to find the truth about proper nutrition can be a daunting task. We have broken down the three macronutrient categories, and describe how they are important for runners.