Long distance runners

Nutrient Dense Foods to Fuel Your Long Distance Runs

Thanks to advances in medicine and food science we now know the specific nutrient density of food as well has how our bodies react to those foods. It is an amazing time to be an athlete with this wealth of information at our fingertips. What…

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8 Super Effective Cardio Alternatives

Cardio. It’s everyone’s favorite way to burn calories, but who really loves the treadmill? If you’re tired of feeling like a hamster spinning away on your road to nowhere, don’t despair. There are options. Read on to discover eight super effective cardio alternatives. All of…

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Why You Need a Workout Playlist

If it seems like your workout enthusiasm is waning, and you usually exercise in silence, maybe some specially chosen workout tunes are in order. Music can help reboot your desire to maintain fitness. There are several reasons why workout playlists could help bump your sweat…

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The Best Way to Recover Post-Marathon

Marathons have become increasingly popular these days. They’re also being created with a variety of themes, like a zombie run or a blacklight run. Of course, true marathon runners will agree there’s nothing quite like a traditional event; one that you must train for in…

8 Ways to Make the Treadmill Less Boring

8 Ways to Make the Treadmill Less Boring

Even if you’re a running person, treadmills are a drag. There’s no view, no breeze, no soft ground – it’s just you and the machine. Luckily, there are some creative hacks that can add some life to that dull, rotating band. Consider these tricks the…

How to Stay Safe on Nighttime Runs

How to Stay Safe on Nighttime Runs

There’s something special about a night run. The darkness, the nighttime sky, the solitude, the absolute peace – all of these components come together to form a truly refreshing workout for both mind and body.

5 Healthy Wedding Gift Ideas: Cycling Gear

5 Healthy Wedding Gift Ideas

Looking for the perfect gift for the bride and groom? Healthy, fitness-related options are a great way to offer a proactive start to their married lives. Here are five healthy wedding gift ideas in both food and fitness. 1. Food Dehydrator For someone who loves…

What to Wear Jogging in Fall

Fall is finally here, bringing with it vibrant foliage and every festive flavored coffee, beer and dessert with it. However, if you’re a runner, fall also brings colder temperatures and earlier sunsets – both of which can cause for a change to a daily jogging…