30 Day Arm Challenge For Beginners

If you’re a runner, or you enjoy walking, biking, or indoor cycling, chances are you have strong legs. But, unless you’re doing dedicated strength training workouts, the strength in your arms and upper body might be lagging behind. If you’ve been thinking of getting started with a more structured resistance training program to build upper … Read more

Bleacher Workouts: Try These 9 Awesome Stadium Stairs Workouts

Running stairs is a fantastic workout. Climbing stairs builds muscle, increases leg strength, improves coordination, increases power, and can make you a faster runner. Plus, according to Obesity, stair climbing burns more calories than jogging. While you can do stair climbing workouts right at home or in your apartment or office building, one of the … Read more

10 Knee Strengthening Exercises For Runners to Stay Strong + Run Long

As runners, we know very well indeed that we need to take extra-special care of our knees. We need to ensure ourselves we don’t run into chronic pain or overuse injuries that may put us on the sidelines from training for a while, as we all know that is a runner’s absolute worst nightmare.  Even … Read more

Upper Body Workout For Runners: Benefits + 11 Exercises To Try Out

So, you’ve got your squats, lunges, planks, and glute bridges scheduled in your strength training program, but what about upper body exercises? Runners tend to do the opposite of the usual gym rat’s “skip leg day” approach. Instead, we tend to focus on our lower body and sometimes core, and neglect our upper body, which … Read more

How To Start Running When Overweight: Our Complete Guide

One of the best things about running as a sport is that it’s “come one, come all.” Although many people think of runners as being tall, lanky, sinewy athletes, runners come in all shapes and sizes.  If you’re clinically considered overweight, starting running can feel daunting, but not only are there many great physical and … Read more

Alternatives To Running: 16 Fun Cardio Ideas To Replace Running

Running is one of the most efficient forms of cardio or aerobic exercise because it’s a total-body, high-impact activity. Within just a few minutes of running or jogging, your heart rate will be significantly elevated in an effort to deliver oxygen to your muscles.  Running is the go-to form of cardio for many of us, … Read more

Squats for Runners Guide: How To, Benefits, + 20 Variations To Try

If there’s one staple exercise in a runner’s strength training program, it’s, you guessed it, squats! Bodyweight squats, goblet squats, pulse squats, squat jacks, the list goes on; these squats for runners are full of excellent benefits.  Squats are a compound exercise that strengthens legs, improves running, and even helps avoid overuse injuries. They work … Read more

How To Get Rid Of Lactic Acid In Your Legs: 6 Top Tips To Fight The Burn

If you have ever run a race, pushed yourself through a set of heavy squats on leg day, or done a workout of all-out 400-meter repeats, you can probably conjure up the intense burning sensation in your legs that many commonly attribute to “lactic acid buildup.” What naturally follows is wanting to figure out how … Read more

Running 5k Every Day: Benefits, Drawbacks + What To Expect

Getting into a consistent workout routine can be a challenge. If you’re not naturally drawn to exercise or find yourself lacking motivation, time, or energy, imagining yourself doing any sort of exercise every day may seem daunting, if even feasible. However, many times, people find that once they get started with a type of physical … Read more