Hilarious Video: How NOT To Run. If This Is You When You Run, You Might Want To Check Your Running Form.
Jun02

Hilarious Video: How NOT To Run. If This Is You When You Run, You Might Want To Check Your Running Form.

The runners in this video are pretty hilarious. Do people look at you funny when you run? Not that you should care what people think, but maybe you want to check your running style! I'm just sayin'… Kidding aside for a moment, these runners are showing you what it is to be wonky when you run. Lack of control and body parts out of alignment is the one sure path to injury. Although there's something to be said about being loose...

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Can Fitness Experts Tell You How To Run? Relying On Others Can Be A Treacherous Path To Injury.
May31

Can Fitness Experts Tell You How To Run? Relying On Others Can Be A Treacherous Path To Injury.

One thing we can all agree on is that running is a natural and fluid form of movement. We evolved as natural long distance runners hunting and gathering our food. But how to run is a whole different story. Fitness experts all have their opinions on the best way to run. They all have their angle on fore-foot, mid-foot or heel strike and body form. They do seem to agree on the soft landing though, no matter what the actual form of the...

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Can You Guess Which Exercise Is Best For Anyone, No Matter How Old You Are?
May28

Can You Guess Which Exercise Is Best For Anyone, No Matter How Old You Are?

Turns out that this type of exercise gives the best work out for anybody at any age. Who would have thought that one exercise would cover it for everyone! And the winner is… Running in moderation gives the best results for health across all age groups. And as you age, you want to make sure that you're getting the right amount of exercise to stay healthy. In this article and video, Barbara Hannah Grufferman gives some guidelines...

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Will This Runners’ Foot Strike Study Lay The Heated Debate To Rest? You Decide.
May16

Will This Runners’ Foot Strike Study Lay The Heated Debate To Rest? You Decide.

Here's another research finding to throw into the ring of the foot strike debate that always makes the rounds in running circles. Heel, forefoot, or midfoot strike? Who's right? This argument uses science to try and settle the debate. Turns out there's not much difference at speed, so it looks like everybody's right. Now, they did only look at 10 runners, so one could argue that it's a pretty small sample. We tend to agree that each...

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Beginning Marathoners: Is One Of These 5 Running Form Mistakes Curtailing Your Awesomeness?
Apr28

Beginning Marathoners: Is One Of These 5 Running Form Mistakes Curtailing Your Awesomeness?

As a beginning marathoner you  might be eager to pick up the pace as quickly as possible. Hold on to your horses there, and pay attention to your running form before crashing ahead. Neglecting these beginner's tips might have you running into the roadblock of injury and setting yourself back. The tips in this video are good in that they spread awareness about leaning into a run, controlling bounce and foot strike, they relate the...

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