69.9% of men spent over $900 +on running apparel, shoes, watches/technology, races (virtual) and coaching Women spent $1,100+ (apparel and investing in their goals by hiring coaches) 57% of runners (male & female) purchase at least 2 pair of running shoes per year. Over a billion pair of running shoes are sold worldwide each year. Sports massages are […]
Put your Brain to the Training Test: 120 – That’s the number of minutes you need of moderate intensity exercise per week to improve memory. Standard recommendations are 30 minutes to 60 minutes of some form of physical activity. Habit – Establish a habit – when you go to the grocery store, park further away and […]
Setting realistic Goals while staying safe & keeping the distance: Have a SMART model – write them down – it’s a contract with yourself and your future self will thank you! Specific – be specific, i.e., I want to run/walk 3 times a week for 20 minutes, etc. Or, I want to eat healthy, will […]
There are many benefits of being happy, scientific evidence suggests that being happy may have benefits for your health. Studies have shown that happier people are more likely to eat healthier and engage in some type of physical activity. Promotes a healthy lifestyle Combat stress boost your immune system Protects your heart Pain reduction Increases […]
Are you wondering how you’ll “work-off” your holiday meals? Running, Yoga, Spinning, Swimming, Walking and Dancing are great ways to feel great and burn off those holiday eats. Here are a few of my favorite suggestions:
This past weekend, I tested the racing waters. I had no idea what to expect but knew I was going to run and race with a mask on. (per the race rules, also indicated on race waivers).
Is in-person road racing safe for YOU? Fall season is one of our favorite racing seasons, and we are starting to see in-person races make a return to the running scene. While we are excited for in-person racing, we also want to balance the pro and cons amid this global pandemic.
First and foremost, shin splints do exist. Unfortunately it’s usually felt along the front part of your leg (between the knee and ankle area).
Elevating your legs above heart level improves blood flow and helps keep your blood from pooling in your lower legs, according to the University of Michigan.
Running at an an easy pace will help your running efficiency.