Aqua Jogging For Runners: Benefits, Workouts + Technique

Aqua jogging, also known as deep water running workouts or pool running, is one of the best cardio workouts for injured runners as well as healthy runners who are trying to decrease the risk of running injuries. Aqua jogging involves replicating the running motion of dry land running in the water. Typically, aqua jogging workouts … Read more

Here’s How To Do Lactate Threshold Training (And What It Actually Is)

There are probably at least a dozen different types of running workouts distance runners can incorporate into their training plans to improve their top speed, running economy, and biomechanics. One of the most popular and effective types of workouts for distance runners and endurance athletes is lactate threshold training. But, what is lactate threshold training? … Read more

Running In The Morning: Benefits + 11 Tips to Becoming An Early Morning Runner

Choosing the best time of the day to run can be a personal decision. Some runners are “morning people,“meaning they wake up full of energy, often without even needing an alarm clock, whereas other runners are “night owls“ who like to stay up late and have trouble refraining from hitting snooze several times each morning. … Read more

The Complete Circuit Training Guide + 48 Exercises For Your Workouts

There are a handful of different approaches to strength training. For example, there’s powerlifting, drop sets, and muscle group isolation training. While each of these resistance training methodologies has its merits, circuit training remains one of the oldest, yet still popular, strength training methods. Depending on your age and how long you’ve been working out, … Read more

What Is The Silent Walking Trend? The Legit Mental + Physical Benefits

TikTok has become one of the most influential social media platforms for creating and spreading viral trends. Although many fitness trends you find on TikTok are not rooted in science and frankly can be downright unsafe, the silent walking trend is one of the better physical and mental health trends that has recently taken over … Read more

What To Do If Your Running Motivation Drops: 5 Pro Runner Tips!

Even if you love running, there’s a good chance that there are days when you just don’t feel like heading out the door and putting in the miles.  Particularly when it is cold and dark outside—as summer transitions into fall and then winter—you might find that your running motivation can wane. This can feel disorienting … Read more

Run Long, Run Healthy Newsletter: 14th December 2023

Here’s the free but abridged version of the Run Long, Run Healthy newsletter. See the links below to subscribe to the full-text edition with more articles and more specific running advice. [RLRH is taking a 2-week break for the end-of-year season. It will next be published on January 4, 2024. Wishing you and yours great Holiday health. –Amby … Read more

How Accurate Is Apple Watch Calories Data? + 6 Tips For Better Results

With the popularity of wearable fitness trackers such as the Apple Watch, an increasing number of people rely on Apple Watch calories burned to estimate calories burned in a workout or total daily caloric expenditure. But, how accurate is Apple Watch calories data? In other words, can you trust the number of calories burned on … Read more

The 7 Best Gym Shoes For Men In 2024

Looking for the best gym shoes for men to wear for your workouts? When working out in the gym, it’s important to have a comfortable and stable shoe to knock out your squat jumps and then easily transition to the stairmaster or bar for deadlifts.  Here is an overview of our top pics. The 7 … Read more