Signs You Need a Day Off

Do You Need a Day Off?

Many injuries can be prevented when runners simply listen to their bodies and take a day off if necessary. Even though it can be excruciating to take a day off when it may not seem entirely necessary, the mental anguish of being laid up from running is far worse. Thinking about taking a day off but need an extra push to be sure you’re making the right decision? Listed below are reasons a rest day ...

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Tips for Healthier Eating

Healthier Eating for Athletes

Healthier eating is on nearly every person’s to-do list, but getting started is often the most difficult challenge. By setting small goals and making changes slowly, healthier eating is not only attainable, but also sustainable.

Track a week’s worth of calories, micronutrients, and macronutrients. Using an online tracker such as Cron-O-Meter gives people a clear view of improvements that can be made in their diets. Identify areas of weakness, such as vitamin deficiencies or improper macronutrient ...

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Choose the Right Running Shoe

How to Choose the Right Running Shoe

Learning to choose the right running shoe is important for your running health. Running shoes are arguably the most important purchase a runner can make, yet most runners are completely unaware of the many types of options available. In fact, one of the most common reasons that runners become injured is because of improper or ill-fitting running shoes. With the vast array of running shoe types available there is certainly a proper shoe for ...

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10 Tips for Better Recovery From Running

Tips for Better Recovery From Running

An aspect of training that numerous runners take for granted is that recovery is just as (if not more) important than the actual running. Recovery from running begins the moment one run ends, and most injuries can be traced back to inadequate nutrition, rest, or failure to listen to one’s body. Detailed below are ten tips for better recovery from running that will leave you properly energized, fueled, and ready to go for your next ...

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