Running a Marathon is hard. If done right, training for a marathon is harder. I’m sure you have heard this before, but it pays to hear it again, and anyone who tells you otherwise is either lying or insane. So you’ve decided to bite off a marathon? 26.2 miles of [...]
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When a runner is getting towards the peak of their season, their worst fear is an injury, whether large or small. They will go to great lengths to avoid such a tragedy, but sometimes it is just not enough. The injury may inevitably occur. This happened to me in my [...]
Your feet have been bugging you for a little while now and you finally decided enough was enough. It was time to figure out why you are in so much pain when you run. After all, your legs feel fine, you feel strong, and you do not feel overly tired. [...]
Introduction Every runner has to deal with an injury at some point in his or her journey. It may be as serious as a stress fracture, or it could be something minor like a small muscle strain. Whatever end of the spectrum one’s injury may be, every runner can be [...]
Do you want high quality running shoes but don't want to spend a ton of money? The good news is there are budget running shoes out there that work just as well as expensive running shoes, you just need to know where to look. Not all shoes are created the [...]
Introduction If you have been running for any length of time, you have probably experienced some sort of foot pain. It is common in both new and experienced runners. Some of these are simple problems that can be fixed quite easily. Others, however, require much more time and energy to [...]
Introduction Like most things in life, the best way to solve a problem is by understanding it. Understand how the problem occurred and what issues the problems caused and you will be well on your way to solving the problem. Furthermore, like most things in life, injuries, including shin splints, [...]
Overview The Adidas Adizero Tempo 8 is a stability lightweight shoe designed for fast efforts and workouts. The shoe caters to those who overpronating by having just enough stability features while maintaining a lightweight and responsive shoe. The Adizero Tempo 8 is sold at MSRP for $120 but can be [...]
Overview The Brooks Transcend 4 is a maximum cushioning shoe offering a more cushioned and stable alternative to the Ghost 9. The Transcend 4 is designed to help overpronaters and provide excellent stability. The shoe is sold at MSRP for $160, a $10 decrease from last year’s version, making it [...]
Overview The Saucony Cohesion 10 can best be described as an overwhelmingly average running shoe that does the job, but doesn’t impress in all facets except price. Other than it’s very affordable price (It is sold at MSRP $120 and can be found online for as low as $40) there [...]