Does Running Make You Taller? 5 Ways Running Can Boost Height Appearance

One thing that somewhat distinguishes running from many other sports is that there’s a lot of diversity in terms of the body shape and size of runners.  Some runners are super tall and lean, with long lanky legs. Other runners are compact little engines with small frames and short limbs. Still, other runners have a … Read more

How To Keep Shorts From Riding Up: 9 Helpful Tips

Whether you are running, cycling, working out at the gym, or just walking around town, it can be incredibly annoying—and sometimes embarrassing—if your shorts keep riding up. Instead of being able to focus on your workout or just enjoy yourself in general, you find yourself constantly tugging at the inner thigh of your shorts to … Read more

Hill vs Mountain: When Does A Hill Become A Mountain?

There are some pretty fun questions to ponder relating to geological terms: What is the difference between a pond and a lake? What is the difference between a river and a stream? What is the difference between a hill and a mountain? This last question—the hill vs mountain debate—is of particular interest to hikers, ultramarathoners, … Read more

Is Running Barefoot On A Treadmill Okay? Pros, Cons + 3 Tips

The popularity of running barefoot may have surged several years ago in response to Christopher McDougall’s bestseller Born to Run, but many runners still have an interest in running barefoot. Unfortunately, for most runners who live in developed areas, running barefoot outside is not all that practical or safe. Paved roads can be abrasive, and … Read more

How To Poop Before A Run: 9 Tips To Empty Your Bowels Before A Workout

In an ideal world, as soon as you wake up in the morning and get ready for your run, you’d be ready to use the bathroom and empty your bowels before running. There’s nothing more uncomfortable than having to poop while running, and runner’s trots or runner’s diarrhea are so named for a reason—running stimulates … Read more

The 14 Best Running Tattoo Ideas

Many keen runners will tell you that running is part of their DNA. When a certain activity becomes such a vital part of your life, something you think about and look forward to all the time, it’s only natural to value it so closely. But what about if you want to take things a step … Read more

The 9 Best Birthday Workouts + Run Ideas For Your Big Celebration

You don’t have to be a kid to partake in the joy and excitement of celebrating your birthday, but as a runner, you may celebrate it a tad differently, like with birthday workouts! After all, your birthday is the one day of the year where your very existence is celebrated as a momentous occasion, and … Read more

33 Running Pick Up Lines To Try Out!

Do you ever feel like running takes up most of your free time? Even if you’re not out exercising, you probably spend plenty of time planning workouts, buying gear, and thinking about what to eat to maximize your performance. If that sounds familiar, it’s possible that you sometimes struggle to find the time to work … Read more

8 Best Running Games for Kids

Running is great for all people, young and old, including our kids! But while we are born to love running, the idea of “going for a run” isn’t exactly the most enticing. That’s why we want to share the best running games for kids to make running FUN! Exercise is good for kids. In fact, … Read more

13 Tips To Balance Running And Being a Parent

Life is always a balancing act, with shifting priorities and responsibilities, and we sometimes eliminate activities we deem nonessential in order to focus on more important tasks. Running, for example, may fall to the wayside once children come along. While everything seems to change when you become a parent, however, with a little imagination and … Read more