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

8 Lies You Have Been Told About Running

8 Lies You Have Been Told About Running

Whether you’ve been running for years or are just toying with getting started, you’ve likely been told quite a few lies about running. Some may have been well-intended, while others might have been shared to try and steer you away from the sport. But regardless of intention, it’s time we clear up a few of … Read More

Couch to 10k Training Program

Couch to 10k Training Program

There is something really special about the 10k race distance. 6.2 miles seems to be the perfect distance to really push yourself without causing injury, burnout or requiring year-round training. Today, David Dack from Runner’s Blueprint is sharing a 10k training program that takes you from walking to running 6.2 miles in just 13 weeks. … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Proper Running Form

The Ultimate Guide to Proper Running Form

Running form is a term utilized so frequently that it often loses some of it’s meaning. We usually hear proper running form mentioned so casually that its importance and value quickly diminishes. However, just because this term is casually thrown around doesn’t mean that it isn’t a worthwhile concept. What is proper running form? Running … 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

4 Ways to Build Mental Strength for Distance Running

4 Ways to Build Mental Strength for Distance Running

When most people thing about long distance running, they imagine long runs that are hard on the body. And while this is certainly true, runners know that although distance running presents an incredible physical challenge, the key to success lies in your mental strength. What is mental strength? Mental strength means being able to overcome … Read More