Sunglasses can do more for runners than just cutting down on glare from the sun. Sunglasses are also very important in protecting the eyes from harmful UV rays. You likely would not go outside for a run in the sun without lathering up with sunscreen. Therefore, don’t forget the health of your eyes as well. Read more for the top 10 sunglasses for runners.
Being a successful runner is not about how fast you can run or how many miles you can go in a week. Diet also plays a large role in how successful you can become as a runner. A healthy diet helps to fuel your runs and helps to make stronger bodies. Healthy eating can help you to get the most out of your runs. Read on for 10 tips for maintaining a healthy runners diet.
Returning to running after an injury can be a challenge for anyone; even the most advanced of runners. When it comes to returning to running, runners need to take an intelligent and cautious approach when making a comeback.
While taking it slow may be frustrating for many runners, runner need to stop and think about the bigger picture. Would you rather make a safe, gradual return to pain-free running or would you like to jump right back into running where you left off; leaving yourself in the position to experience other possible setbacks? When it comes to returning after an injury, slow and steady always wins the race. Read on how to return to running after injury.
We’ve all been there. We’ve set our alarms with the intent of getting out of bed early to go for a run. When the alarm clock goes off, we hit the snooze button over and over again. Before we know it, we’ve missed the morning run that we were so determined to go on the night before. While running may be the most popular exercise for the morning, it can be a struggle for some. Read on for 10 tips for getting up early for a run.
Committing to a running program is not a commitment to be taken lightly. Committing to a running program takes a lot of hard work and dedication. Whether you are training for your first 5k or looking to take the plunge from half marathoner to full marathoner, there are going to be times when your motivation appears to be lacking. Read more of the 10 best ways to stay motivated for running.
In an ideal world, every mile a runner runs would be pain-free and injury-free. Unfortunately, we do not live in a perfect runner’s world. In reality, runners frequently deal with a sore foot, tight hamstrings or the occasional knee that is telling you to sit down and take a break.
From full-blown injuries to mild aches and pains that come and go from day to day, injuries are very much part of a runner’s world. Fortunately many of the aches and pains that come along with being a runner can be dealt with before they become too serious. Read more for the common running injuries and learn how to prevent them.
One of the best and some of the most appealing aspects of running is the minimal amount of gear that is required to get you started. Running does not require a uniform or expensive gear. To run, all you need is weather-appropriate clothing and a well-fitted pair of shoes.
The right pair of running shoes can help protect you for injuries and help you to achieve your goals as a runner. Read more for the top 10 affordable running shoes for 2014.
If you have a quite a few 5ks and 10ks under your belt and have been running on a fairly regular basis, you may be eager for something more. Perhaps setting a new personal record at your last 10k has boosted your confidence and caused you to set your sights on an even bigger task — a half marathon. If you are running on a regular basis, making the transition from 5 and 10ks to a half marathon may be a lot easier than you think. Read more on how to make the transition to a half marathon.
Let’s be honest, we’ve all experienced the lack of motivation from time-to-time. Most people would agree that running regularly takes serious commitment and motivation. Whether you are considering running for the first time or run regularly, read on for the top 10 running quotes for 2014 to help you run further and longer.