September 17, 2013 // Category: Fitness Advisor
If you love running, you won’t be happy if you get an injury that leaves your running shoes sitting in the closet without purpose. The good news is you can prevent injury with a little bit of planning, a realistic weekly running regimen for your fitness level, and an awareness of some of the most common running injuries. And don’t forget to cross-train. A strong overall body can prevent injuries in any sport or activity of your choice. Here’s what you can do to prevent these common injuries:
September 10, 2013 // Category: Fitness Advisor
If you are training to run a 5k, 10k or half marathon, you just might want to beat your number one opponent: YOU. Sure, the crowds and the like-minded runners around you are motivating, but there’s nothing quite as exhilarating as beating your own race time. Here are a few tips to help you improve your running time and establish that personal best.
September 03, 2013 // Category: Fitness Advisor
I know what you are thinking: Tips on how to get a better run? How about being happy that you run at all, right?
We hear you. Running can be hard, especially if it’s new to you. You can barely run a mile one week and the next, it seems like you can run for miles and miles. It can take some time and practice to get in that kind of running groove, but you could be making your runs harder if you aren’t following these tips.