What Is Drafting? + How Can It improve Running Performance

Depending on your familiarity with cycling, you might be aware of the concept of drafting while cycling. Although drafting is typically associated with cycling due to the greater impact of aerodynamics with cycling vs. running, drafting in running races may also occur. But what is drafting in running? Does drafting in racing make a performance … Read more

The ‘Norwegian Method’ Of Endurance Training, Explained

The Norwegian method of endurance training (or Norwegian model of endurance training) is a training approach that is starting to take hold among endurance athletes outside of the Scandinavian region. But, what is the Norwegian method of endurance training? What are the benefits of the Norwegian method of training for runners and cyclists? How do … Read more

The Female Runner’s Body: The Effects Of Running On The Body

There are many amazing physical and mental health benefits of running, from improving cardiovascular health and increasing bone density to decreasing stress and anxiety and improving mood. But, what does running do to a woman’s body? Does running tone your legs? Does running make your butt bigger? Are there certain changes to expect with a … Read more

Here Are 19 Awesome Songs About Running

Although your running playlist might consist of plenty of songs that have nothing to do with running, it can be fun to have songs about running or that feature lyrics for running to listen to while you are actually running. However, finding songs about runners or songs about running fast, or even just songs about … Read more

What Is A Runner’s Body? + 6 Health Benefits Running Has On Your Body

Running has endless benefits and does amazing things for your physical health, physique, mental health, and the list goes on. But what does running do for your body, exactly? Does running tone your body, and what do running legs before and after look like? How do you get a runner’s physique? In this article, we … Read more

Running With A Prosthetic Leg: Everything You Need To Know

The running community is very diverse. What was once a small-knit group of long-distance mavens when recreational running was just starting to gain traction decades ago has since expanded to include runners of all ages, genders, body types, sizes, and speeds. With the advent of sports-specific prosthetics, recreational and competitive running is now a viable … Read more

Incline Walking vs Running: Which Is The Better Workout?

Walking and running are both excellent workouts, each with its own benefits as well as a large overlap of shared benefits.  In most cases, running is a better workout than walking in terms of being more demanding for the body, resulting in a higher number of calories burned per minute, greater improvements in cardiovascular fitness, … Read more

How To Breathe While Running + 5 Tips To Make Breathing Effortless

There are certain physical sensations that nearly every runner experiences, particularly as a beginner. We have all experienced a dreaded side stitch, sore muscles, feeling breathless, and even having an occasional muscle cramp.  Most of these types of problems go away as your body becomes more accustomed to running and your fitness level improves. Beginners … Read more

Does Running Make Your Legs Bigger? + 5 Tips For Thinner Legs 

Many people start running to lose weight. Running burns more calories than practically any other exercise. Running a ten-minute mile for an hour will burn 600 to 800 calories for most people! But does running make your legs bigger? Or, more specifically, does running make your thighs bigger? That’s the question we set out to … Read more

The Ultimate Running FAQ: The 50 Most Common Questions About Running Answered

Whether you’re a beginner runner or have been running for decades, you most likely still have questions about running.  Because there is so much running lingo and terminology, questions about distance and training, and doubts about nutrition and injuries, we have compiled what we believe to be the top 50 questions about running, with short … Read more