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How to Warm-Up, Cool-Down, and Stretch for Running

An extra five minutes. Because you're worth it.

Drills & Exercises to Become a Better Runner

It's a drill! Put on your running shoes and practice these essential moves.

How to get a great workout on the elliptical machine

Get your workout right on the elliptical machine, and this weight-bearing cardiovascular exercise can give you just as good a workout as running on...

10 Common Running Mistakes to Avoid

Running is one of the most accessible, healthy and natural forms of exercise out there. But that doesn’t mean it's free of pitfalls. It's true....

Workout Nutrition Guide: What to Eat Before, During & After

One of the great truisms of nutrition is that you are what you eat. Everything you eat ultimately becomes part of you or passes...

The Guide to Moderate Intensity Exercise

Moderate-Intensity exercise is a well-documented, science-backed strategy for improving health, increasing fitness, and losing weight.  This article explains moderate-intensity as defined by health professionals. It is based...

Interval Training: Easy Guide

What is it? Interval training alternates periods of more intense exercise with periods of recovery (recovery here means going slower such as jogging, walking,...

Fartlek: What Is It and What Are The Benefits?

Fartlek training, developed in Sweden in the 1930's, is a Swedish term that roughly translates into "speed play", describing a variable pace workout where...

The Simple Guide to Tempo Running

Tempo running is also known as Fast Continuous Running, lactate-threshold or anaerobic threshold training. And as the glut of names suggest, it's a popular...

A Guide to Long Slow Distance (Low-Intensity Cardio)

Long slow distance training (LSD) is the type of exercise most people associate with cardio. It's the bread-and-butter of any running program. As certain...

How to get through a tough workout

Whether you are a fitness fanatic or a just getting started, there can be times when you find yourself slogging through a tough workout...

How to transition from treadmill to outdoor running

Switching the treadmill for the road is a totally liberating experience. It's like ditching the car for a motorcycle. You're no longer enclosed, but free. You...

How to run with your dog

Boundless energy. Infinite enthusiasm. (And they'll love never anyone as much as they love you). Your dog might just be your perfect running buddy....

Anatomy of a running shoe

There's a vast array of running shoes out there. Buy the right running shoe and running is a dream - you won't even notice...

12 Important Safety Tips for Female Runners

Although very rare, it is a sad but unavoidable truth that female runners must consider their safety when out clocking up their weekly mileage. We...

The Complete Guide: How to Exercise with Proper Form

It is one of the most common mistakes. Most of us fall foul of it. What am I talking about? Failing to practice proper...

Why you need to practise proper form

Ask five people to perform an exercise and you’ll probably see that exercise performed five different ways! Some technique variations are down to biomechanical...

13 Tips for Exercising in the Summer Heat

Ahh summer. Sunshine, stargazing, surfers, summer romances, beach life, barbeques, bonfires, fresh fruit, ice cream, homemade popsicles, music festivals, and road trips. Is there...

10 Ways to Spice Up Your Run & Get Better Results

You’re running the same route, at the same time, listening to the same songs. It’s all getting a little too déjà vu. For time to fly by, try these boredom-beating tips to revive your running workouts.

How to Exercise Safely in the City: Run, Walk, Cycle

Living in a big city means you have a glut of galleries, theaters, museums, bars, clubs, and restaurants to keep you entertained any time...

11 Fun, Challenging Exercises to do at the Beach (+ Workout Circuit)

The beach is not a good place to get fit for; it’s a good place to get fit at! Sand and sea are a...

What You Need to Know Before Working Out on the Beach

The beach is a great workout location; fresh air, lots of space, plenty of free vitamin D, unstable and constantly shifting sand to make...

What Are The Best Running Surfaces for Your Goals?

How much thought do you put into where you run and the surface you are running on? You probably just head out from your...

How to choose a walking or running route

Walking and running are great ways to work out, especially outdoors. Running outdoors is way more interesting than running on the treadmill and also...

11 Awesome ways to boost workout intensity

Taking your workouts to a new level of intensity will not only keep you out of a fitness rut, it'll show you just how...

What You Need to Know Before You Start Running on the Treadmill

You wont find a gym without one. They're often held up as an example of everything that's wrong with 21st century living. They have,...

How to warm up before exercise

Warm-ups may seem like a waste of time and for the weaker mortals only. But while you might be tempted spend that warm-up time...

How to become a morning workout person

The are two kinds of people – the kind that jump out of bed at 5 a.m. rearing to go, ready to take on...

9 Low-Impact, High-Intensity Cardiovascular Workouts

Running burns a ton of calories, so do jump rope and plyometric exercises (think burpees, box jumps). But they're also super high-impact. High-impact meaning...

The Basic Types of Cardiovascular Training

Cardio is arguably the most popular type of exercise and with good reason – just about everyone knows how to run, cycle, swim, or...

How to Run Faster & Stronger

Proper Running FormRest + RecoveryStrength TrainingBetter BreathingStride Length Hill TrainingTempo TrainingHigh Intensity Interval TrainingFartlekTips for Beginner Runners You’re finally running, actually running all the way, you’re...

11 Outdoor Exercises That’ll Crush Your Gym Workout

As the mercury rises burning calories gets a lot more fun. No longer limited to exercising in doors, the options get a lot more...

Treadmill: Burn 500 Calories with this HIIT Workout

Missed a workout? Want to up the ante? This boredom busting treadmill workout is designed to burn a whopping 500+ calories and boost cardiovascular...

What to Wear Running for Different Temperatures

What should you wear when you're running outside? Well, the answer is fairly straightforward in the summer months for most of us, but as...

Booty Cardio Workout: Build Your Glutes With Cardio

Cardio is often forgotten when it comes to toning and shaping the body. However, resistance training doesn't have a monopoly on muscle building and...

How to Run with Proper Form

When people think about how to run, they tend to focus on the feet. However, proper running form starts with the head and works...

Nutrients & Supplements that Aid Muscle Recovery and Performance

Vitamins and minerals are micronutrients that are important for the health and wellbeing of your body. These substances can best be thought of as...

Treadmill Running – Advantages & Disadvantages

Treadmill Running – Advantages & DisadvantagesThe treadmill works using a wide conveyor belt and an electric motor so that you are able to run...

How to Buy the Best Running Shoes

Running doesn't require a lot of equipment. In fact, that's part of the beauty of running. You don't really need anything special to do...

4-Week Beginners Running Workout Plan

This running plan is for beginners to go from 0 to running 30 minutes nonstop - in just 4 weeks. Who Should Follow this Running Plan? This...

10 Week Running Plan to Run Harder – Advanced Beginners Running Program

Either you have just completed the beginner program (congratulations!) or you are not entirely new to running and need a higher level to get started. Run at moderately...

How to Run: A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Started

Running is probably one of the simplest and most accessible ways to get fit, stay fit and lose weight. It’s a natural activity that...

Compare Treadmill VS Elliptical Machine

This is the question that is asked time and time again. Which one is better, the treadmill or the elliptical trainer? Well, the truth...

Elliptical vs Stepper/ Step Machine

The elliptical machine is incredibly popular, as is the step machine. Both provide excellent cardiovascular workouts. Here we compare the elliptical trainer and step...

Complete Beginner’s Running Plan: 0 to 5K

Regardless of your fitness level, you can start from zero and build up to running 30 minutes continuously in about 10 weeks. The beginner...

How to Use Running to Lose Weight

While studies show that calorie restriction (dieting) is effective, in terms of weight loss, they also show that exercise is important for maintaining this weight loss. Exercise in...

Runner’s Face: Does Running Cause Wrinkles?

Running is an incredible form of exercise. But while it makes you stonger, healthier and feel younger, could it leave you looking older? Some...

The Best Workout Music – Create A Workout Playlist From Over 300 Songs!

Music is a great way to get the most out of exercising and also makes it much more enjoyable! Below are HUNDREDS of best classic...