Starting Running After a Long Layoff

Starting running after a long layoff is a common occurrence between runners. Your layoff can be for multiple reasons, injury, stress, and time play into time away from running. As we know consistent running is crucial if you want to see improvements in your running and...

Does cycling help running endurance?

Does cycling help running endurance?

As a long time running coach, I often get asked the question "Does cycling help running endurance?" If you are a regular of cross-training you might not be surprised that cycling can help running endurance. Not only that but it can help prevent injuries and...

Couch to 10k

Couch to 10k Program for the Beginner

Whether you have a background in sport or looking to improve your overall wellness, Couch to 10k is a motivational goal for the untrained person to have. The Couch to 10k is a popular method of running and walking that helps you finish your first 10k....

couch to 5k program

Couch to 5k Program for Beginners

Couch to 5km is a general meaning for the average person looking to get off the sofa and run. Running 5km without stops is a common goal to have. You only need a pair of trainers and can be done anywhere. It's a goal that...

How Many Days Per Week Should I Run?

How Many Days Per Week Should I Run?

How many days per week should I run? This is a common question with beginner runners. Elite runners, on the other hand, are known for double day runs and more than 100-mile weeks. So this begs the question, for the new runner how many running...

Running on trails

Running on trails: Why trail running is good

If you spend most of your training time running on roads, tracks and other hard surfaces, you might want to consider changing your regular routes to include trail running. Sometimes running on roads begins to feel like a chore. Running on trails might be just what...

running for fitness

Running For Fitness and A Better Life

Everybody knows about the health benefits that running for fitness can bring. Reduced blood pressure, improved stamina, a high metabolism, a leaner, lighter physique, and lesser risks of developing cancer and diabetes. Adopting an effective running fitness programs will result in rapid fat loss and improve...

foam rollers for runners

Use And Benefits Of Foam Rollers For Runners

Those that engage in any type of running activity should consider the individual benefits that come with foam rollers. Foam rollers for runners can knead knotty and tender areas to promote long and smooth muscles. This means you become more injury resistant, recover faster without...

Core Workouts For Runners

Core Workouts For Runners

One of the great things about running is that anybody can do it. All you need is a good pair of running shoes and off you go. You can be happy with the efforts you are putting in will make you a stronger, fitter, leaner,...