Lower Back Pain: Why It Happens to Runners & How to Get Rid of It

Lower Back Pain: Why It Happens to Runners & How to Get Rid of It

Back pain of any kind, especially lower back pain, can be incredibly frustrating as a runner. We spend hours each week stretching, foam rolling and strengthening our muscles – so it’s especially upsetting when aches and pains continue to arise. In a sport that deals predominantly with lower body muscles, experiencing back pain usually comes … Read More

The Top 3 Injury Prevention Exercises for Runners

The Top 3 Injury Prevention Exercises for Runners

Running is a sport that is often associated with various injuries, and usually for good reason. But although the continuous motion of running can be cause for a great deal of aches, pains, sprains, strains and more, it is entirely possible to prevent these running injuries from occurring. Completing regular injury prevention exercises is a … Read More

7 Exercises to Treat and Prevent Shin Splints

7 Exercises to Treat and Prevent Shin Splints

If there’s one type of running pain that is familiar to most runners, it would most likely be the pain associated with shin splints. While shin splints are a relatively common and harmless occurrence, they certainly come with their fair share of pain. Taking the time to avoid and prevent shin splints throughout training is … Read More

5 Running Drills to Improve Form and Efficiency

5 Running Drills to Improve Form and Efficiency

Running form is a frequently neglected element of many training routines, yet can play a key role in our success and health on the run. Luckily, improving your form is usually as simple as completing a few running drills before or after a run. These running form drills are quick, easy and require no extra … Read More

6 Steps to Recover from a Running Injury

6 Steps to Recover from a Running Injury

Whether you are training for a goal race or simply running to stay in shape, there is nothing worse than having your running routine come to an unexpected halt. Running injuries are some of the most frustrating experiences for runners, and understandably so. Which makes learning to recover from a running injury especially difficult. Recovering … Read More

7 Running Mistakes: The Worst Things to Do During a Long Run

7 Running Mistakes: The Worst Things to Do During a Long Run

It’s common to make a few running mistakes during training, even if you’re a seasoned runner. Mistakes help us learn, grow and develop a strategy for success. However, there are a few things that you should always avoid doing during a long run. Long distance running is a physically taxing sport, there’s no secret about … Read More