Tag Archives: running

10 Ways to Treat & Prevent Blisters

10 Ways to Treat & Prevent Blisters

Just when everything seems to be going smoothly—bam! A blister shows up. Whether you’re breaking in a new pair of sneakers, running your first (or 15th) marathon or just going about your normal routine, these painful, annoying bumps happen. Even the ...
5 Steps to Clean Running Shoes

5 Steps to Clean Running Shoes

Your feet stink. Don’t get me wrong. Those trendy sneakers look great on you. But once you kick off your kicks, there’s nothing fresh about them. Unfortunately, that’s not reason enough to splurge on a brand new pair. All they really need is a little ...
Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water for Workouts?

Are Sports Drinks Better Than Water for Workouts?

It’s plain and simple: active bodies need hydration. But figuring out what to drink, how much to sip (or chug!) and when to gulp it down can be a little…confusing. If water is your go-to beverage during workouts, should you switch to sports drinks? I ...
Are You Breathing Properly During Exercise?

Are You Breathing Properly During Exercise?

You may be counting down the minutes remaining in your two-mile run or the speed at which you’re curling that dumbbell, but I bet the last thing on your mind when you’re working out is whether you’re breathing properly. Big mistake. If you’re not pay ...
Getting Started with Sprint Training

Getting Started with Sprint Training

If mixed martial arts (MMA) is your thing, a half hour to 45 minute-long jog first thing in the morning may be part of your routine. This training technique, with a history rooted in old-school boxing, is popular””but it can put a lot of stress ...
5 Fun Ways to Stay Fit This Fall

5 Fun Ways to Stay Fit This Fall

I love fall weather. Just stepping outside and feeling the cool, crisp air instead of  the humid stickiness of summer instantly energizes me. Now is a great time to switch up your workout routine and take advantage of the nice weather before the chil ...
5 Workout Ideas for Busy Moms

5 Workout Ideas for Busy Moms

If you’re a mom, you’re busy. Whether you work full time at an office or stay at home with the kids, you’re constantly on the move, multi-tasking and making sure everything and everyone is taken care of. But where do you fall on the ...