Finished 70.3 Miles of swimming, biking, and running in 6:16
January 31, 2013 // Category: Fitness Advisor
As a runner, I’m not a stranger to some aches, pains and even injuries now and then. If you’re experiencing the same or are a new runner looking for tips, check out this Guide to Common Running Injuries from the team over at Up & Running. The great part is it's interactive, so click on the infographic below to check out the full version.
December 20, 2012 // Category: Fun Side of Fitness
As the temperature outside gets colder and the rain turns to snow, most people head indoors to keep up with their exercise routine. At Life Fitness, we (of course) love running on the treadmill, but sometimes braving the elements is worth is for a little fresh air and sunshine. With the right layers and accessories, there is nothing keeping you from sticking to your outdoor exercise, so we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites.
Your base layer needs to keep you warm but also wick away sweat to prevent you from getting cold later.
Try this Nike long sleeve tee:
August 23, 2012 // Category: Fitness Community
Barefoot or minimalist? Midfoot or forefoot strike? New studies show the debate may be null.
The fitness industry is full of hotly contested opinions. Which shoe to wear and how to land are two of the current topics being debated by scientists, trainers, engineers and even the athletes themselves. Footstrike and shoe design are interdependent on each other. How you land determines the shoe you should wear. At the same time, many runners are selecting a shoe that they think will help them improve a certain form of running.