Getting in 10,000 steps every day is hard. You have to plan carefully and learn where you can add more steps into your day. There are a long list of benefits associated to adding more steps into your day including: better heart health, toning and gaining muscles, and improved brain function.
Learn all the tips and tricks you need to become a successful cross country runner.
Running is one of the most common cardio exercises in America, and it's one of the most effective to help with asthma symptoms.
Think of all the people who surely put in at least 10,000 steps a day on the job. Some are overweight, even by up to 100 pounds. Getting in many steps a day is important, but it’s not an effective vehicle for significant weight loss.
Whether you have never gotten into distance running before but want to give it a try, or you’re coming off a long break from running, follow these tips to ease back into running at the right pace to avoid injury.
When we’re out of shape, running can be an easy and very enjoyable way to start building an exercise regimen. Here’s how you can start a safe and healthy running habit.
There are many things runners endure on training runs and race days, but certain phrases uttered by passing runners or bystanders that may be meant as encouragement, may often be taken in a different light. Here are eight common phrases runners hear that sometimes miss the mark!
Doctors and scientists have long known the health benefits of walking. With the recent focus on walking and getting more steps, should this mode of travel even be considered exercise? The truth depends on a number of factors...
Regular physical activity has myriad benefits for older adults. Muscle strengthening, stress reduction, positive attitude, increased mobility, and weight loss are just a few advantages of walking. But how much walking is the right amount, and how does one measure it?
We overeat during holiday celebrations or special occasions, but thankfully, we take a walk after we overindulge in food. Find out why walking is so beneficial for digestion and stress management.
You want to run more often, but for some reason you just can't get going. Here are some strategies to help you start putting one foot in front of the other on a more consistent basis.
Understand five research-proven adaptations to your body that occur from running in the cold. Also, five tips to make your winter running more pleasant.
Spending hours training without making progress? Try following battle-tested physical conditioning techniques used by the U.S. Armed Forces to keep their members "fighting fit".
Running and jogging are excellent for overall physical conditioning. They may be the fastest ways to get into shape. Be sure your lungs are up to the task before beginning a running regimen.
Knee pain associated with running can be the result of Iliotibial Band Syndrome (IT Band Syndrome). I used to suffer from this knee pain when I ran, but I managed to cure it with some ITB stretches.
Running in the Walt Disney World's Princess Half Marathon through the "Happiest Place on Earth" can only be described as kooky, exhilarating, and magical. Here's what to expect and how to succeed!
A guide to the essentials of marathon running physiology including the aspects of muscle fibre types, VO2 Max, Lactate Threshold, Biomechanics, Glycogen storage
Walking is a great anti-aging exercise. It’s a versatile activity that can build fitness, improve mental health, help prevent disease, and help us to stay lean.
A marathon training schedule for beginners featuring 16 and 24 week novice marathon running training programs to get you for no running experience to completing your first 26.2 mile race including tips to establish how do you know if you can run a marathon. Good luck from CyclingFitness
Feel like your over the hill? Running as a member of the over 50 group can be a rewarding and healthy experience if you follow a few simple precautions. We may not be fast anymore but we are certainly wiser.
Looking to watch the Boston Marathon? Check out this guide to the best spots and how to get there. The best way to experience all the excitement of the Boston Marathon other than actually running it is to spectate. It's a party atmosphere along most of the route so bring your chair and pack a picnic.
It is almost inevitable that if you run long enough you will eventually encounter some form of running injury. Find out how to prevent and deal with the five most common injuries.