running

Running shoes: Where to start

May 10, 2013
Running Shoes

This is a guest post by Jordan. Spring has finally sprung, and already the number of runners and power-walkers out on the street is increasing. While we’d all like to think we could brave the cold to go running, it’s rare that we look out at snow-covered England with any considerable degree of excitement first […]

How the right kit can help you stick to that running plan

August 31, 2012
Runner

This is a guest post by Charles. Every year, thousands of Americans resolve to do more exercise, to get fitter, healthier and leaner. Of all these good intentions, many fail to even get off the ground, and many of those that do fall by the wayside after a few attempts at jogging. While willpower is […]

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Treadmill Safety Tips

June 29, 2012

This is a guest post by Maire Hunter. Running on the treadmill is an excellent way to get in shape or maintain your target fitness level. However, it’s possible to get hurt while using a treadmill, so you should always practice certain safety precautions. Below are some of the most important things to remember when […]

3 Overweight Beginner Runner Tips

May 27, 2012
runner

This is a guest post by David Dack. Starting a running program with the right training strategies is key to staying injury-free and achieving long-term consistency—this is especially true if you’re an overweight person. In fact, overweight people should be extremely cautious when it comes to starting a high impact activity such as running as […]

Marathon Madness: The Essentials in Traveling for the Chicago Marathon

May 27, 2012
Chicago marathon

This is a guest post by Maire. When you’ve set your eyes on running a marathon, you may as well go big or go home. The Chicago Marathon is the second biggest marathon in the United States, behind the New York Marathon. Although this means you’ll get to participate in a high-energy event, traveling to […]

How to Avoid Running Injuries

March 31, 2012
Avoid Running Injuries

This is a guest post by Brandon Serna. Running injuries are common for both beginning and expert runners; something many runners don’t know is that most injuries can be easily prevented. Many problems occur because of muscle exhaustion, poor form or overuse. You can avoid injury by simply listening to your body and taking certain […]

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Running Safely in the Great Outdoors

January 22, 2012
Running safely

This is a guest post by Chloe Hibbert. As we enter the New Year people everywhere are dusting off their trainers and starting to pound the pavements to lose that excess holiday weight. A person weighing 60kg burns an average of 300 calories per half hour of ten minute mile running, and the best part […]

Top Fat Burning Workouts for Men

September 3, 2011
Workout

This is a guest post by Scott Lindsay. It has been proven that men tend to lose weight faster and easier than women and through a series of workouts they tend to build up muscle quickly. However there are some men who find that they exercise a great deal but are not burning fat at […]

My 3 Favorite US Cities To Go For A Run

August 27, 2011
Minneapolis

This is a guest post by Jacquie. The everyday stress and hubbub on the streets of our nation’s biggest cities is expected. But does it surprise you that, even in the busiest cities like New York City, places like Central Park are havens for early morning runners looking relieve some stress in the picturesque setting? […]

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