26 01, 2017

Best Fitness Trackers

Fitness trackers are made by all different brand names nowadays, and many of them go above and beyond the original trackers. While Fitbit and Jawbone started the fitness tracker craze, you can get trackers from names like Garmin, Jawbone, and Helvetica. With all of these trackers on the market, how [...]

12 12, 2016

Calories Burned when Sprinting vs Jogging (The Surprising Truth)

Both sprinting and jogging have a wide range of health benefits. Each is a cardiovascular activity that can support weight-loss, increase your endorphins as well as generally improving your health, so it can be difficult to choose a side. One of the main decisions for sprinters vs joggers is the [...]

4 12, 2016

From the Couch to the Half Marathon: How to Get Started Training

How did you get into running? More to the point, how did you get into a position where you decided to take on the challenge of running 13 miles? I can imagine it went something like this: “Sat on your couch, watching someone on TV announce how running has changed [...]

13 08, 2015

8 Gym Workout Tips That Will Make You a Better Runner

Principles for Designing the Best Workout I had a good running friend for a time who dedicated at least an hour a day, five days per week to her sport.  She ran marathons but couldn’t do a push up.  She ran through snow and air quality alerts to stay consistent, [...]

17 01, 2012

Benefits of Resistance Training for Running

Why You Should Resistance Train for Running? Resistance Training offers  a number of benefits to runners. It's no accident that the best runners in the world all perform strength training and resistance exercises to supplement their running routines AND this has enabled faster, stronger, better runners across the board. Arguably, [...]

26 10, 2010

Lactate Threshold Training for Runners

Training Above Your Lactate Threshold In the past scientists viewed maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) as the key component to success in prolonged exercise activities.  More recently though, scientists have reported that lactate threshold is actually a more consistent predictor of performance in endurance events like running, cycling and more.  As [...]

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