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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....

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...

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 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....

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...