Tag: "running"

September 19, 2017

Why Your Running Cadence Still Matters

A topic always on a runner’s mind is how to reduce the risk of injury. One way is by watching your cadence (i.e., the number of steps you take per minute). While a recent study showed that your...
September 15, 2017

5 Ways to Maximize Long Runs

Whether you’re training for a marathon or just want to improve your basic fitness level, extending the distance of your weekly long run is a must. A few of the ways running long helps include:...
September 14, 2017

Your First Race Doesn’t Have to Be a 5K

If you’re new to running, you’ve probably considered signing up for a race to keep you motivated. When doing so, you probably thought a 5K was your only option, right? Though the 5K is more often...
September 13, 2017

6 Rules to Follow When Running with a Pack

For many of us, running is hard enough. Add a backpack, and things get tricky, fast. While there’s a pack that fits most every body, it’s still extra weight on your frame. The silver lining is...
September 12, 2017

3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Run a Marathon

For runners, the ultimate achievement is often seen as the marathon. Even if you only ever do one, there is a huge sense of pride that comes from being able to say you’ve run the distance. However,...