Tag Archives: running

Treadmill running or outdoor running?

As a runner you’re going to find yourself at a crossroad. Should you work up a sweat outside or do you pay your local gym a visit and run on their treadmill for 30 minutes? This is a question that many runners face and while some may think that both are exactly the same, there […]

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7 reasons to start a running routine

Spring is here, and that means there’s no better time to add running to your exercise routine. While there are a lot of women out there who hate the mere thought of running, we know there are plenty of others on the fence about it. So if you’re teetering, don’t dismiss lacing up your sneakers […]

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It’s Valentine’s Day, so keep your heart healthy

It’s that time of year when we start seeing storefronts packed with images of cupid, and restaurants increase their prices with “special menu sets” to take advantage of that international celebration of love – St. Valentine’s Day. Of course, the most common symbol of love is a big red heart. So if you don’t have […]

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Ditch the treadmill and do these activities

Cardio can be boring. We get it. There is nothing more uninteresting than running on a treadmill or completing 30 minutes on an elliptical machine five times a week. That’s why it is good to find aerobic training activities that are not so repetitive. This will help you break up the monotony of your workout […]

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How to become a better runner

Running is one of the simplest and most effective workouts you can do, and you can do it just about anywhere. It’s great for weight loss, strengthening your joints, and improving your cardiovascular health. Whether you’re just embarking on a new running routine or are an experienced runner, here are some tips to help you […]

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What to do after running a 5k

You’ve crossed the finish line and reached your goal of completing a 5k run – congratulations. This is an achievement to be proud of. However, don’t think all your efforts stop here. You need to have a post-race game plan that matches your pre-race preparation to get the most out of your exercise, especially if […]

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Top tips for your first marathon

Even for experienced runners, a marathon is one of the most challenging and rewarding events around. If you’re new to running, however, you might be intimidated by the total time, distance, and effort it can take to complete a marathon. It goes without saying that running a full-length marathon will help you lose weight and […]

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Why running may not be best for weight loss

You just got home from work. You drop your bags and let out a sigh of relief. It was a long day and you’re tired. But wait, you completely forgot that today is your day to hit the streets and go for a run. And it’s also your turn to cook dinner. Oh, and your […]

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Is running best for weight loss? Not likely.

Have you ever wondered why you never seem to lose weight despite spending day after day on the treadmill? You’re putting so much time into your workout, but you find yourself getting few if any results. If this dilemma sounds familiar, it’s time to examine your workout routine and realize that your chosen exercise may […]

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How to avoid runner’s burnout

Running for exercise is never easy – it takes a lot of physical and mental stamina to keep you going. Excuses like ‘running is tough and boring’ and ‘I can’t run that far’ are often used by those who rarely exercise, and therefore are not ready to take up running. But whatever your reason for […]

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