How To Avoid Nipple Chafing
Jun04

How To Avoid Nipple Chafing

Nipple chafing is horrible and painful. And it is a reality. The guys are the biggest sufferers. So here is a short guide to “How To Avoid Nipple Chafing”. Nipple chafing happens with mostly guys. We don’t wear any under shirt UNDER the running T. So when we run, the chest goes up and down against the fabric of the t-shirt. The nipple which protrudes out slightly gets to bear the brunt of continuous movement. And...

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5 Incredible Yoga Positions For Stretching Hip Flexors
May16

5 Incredible Yoga Positions For Stretching Hip Flexors

This is a guest post by Katrina Jane Rice. Hip flexors are a group of muscles responsible for pulling your knees upward, moving your legs from front to back and side to side, flexing your hip joint and forward trunk. The importance of stretching these muscles will ultimately predict how your lower body will receive and respond to stress. Back pain often originates from problems with the hip flexors. Tightness of these muscles is...

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What Does An Easy Day Look Like?
May11

What Does An Easy Day Look Like?

What does an easy day look like? It should be easy, duh! If you are a runner, then chances are that you had been told by very many learned people that have easy days in your training or easy days are an important component of training regime. But we still keep messing it up! In past, I have made mistakes on this very aspect. I always lingered in the NO MAN’S LAND. It resulted in overtraining in forms of reduced performance, flu,...

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5 Tips to Injury Proof Body for Runners
Mar19

5 Tips to Injury Proof Body for Runners

In this article, I will give out simple 5 tips to injury proof body for runners. And mind you, there are no exercises here but general lifestyle tips which you can follow anytime of the day. So let’s get started. Running is a simple sport wherein a person puts one foot in front of the other. The sport is very exciting and addictive. It is kind of a meditative process where you focus on your form, strides, breathing etc....

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6 Tips on Writing a Training Log Book
Mar06

6 Tips on Writing a Training Log Book

A training log book is a very important weapon in the arsenal of any endurance athlete. Training for any kind of an endurance event is a long, arduous journey of several months of hardships. In case the athlete, is self coached, which most of us are, doesn’t record his day to day training somewhere, he is likely to end up being overtrained or injured. A training log book serves many purposes. For example it aids as a tracking...

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10 Tips To Get Back to Running After A Break
Mar01

10 Tips To Get Back to Running After A Break

A fellow blogger and runner friend recently said to me(in fact taunted me, to be precise), when she heard that I am not running and putting on weight, that she hates being friends with people who are lazy FARTS! Well, I am thankful to her for this kick in the butt, theoretically. I started running the next day and a few days later reactivated my sleeping blog. That’s the first step to get the motivation to start running again. A...

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Endurance Running and Immune System
Aug17

Endurance Running and Immune System

I am training for my first ultra distance race of 100k i.e Bhatti Lakes Ultra, this October. And I am training quite hard. I am recovering well too, as per my understanding. But you should see me when I get these sneezing bouts with runny nose and eyes. It’s just awful. These attacks have now become regular since the time  I started my training plan for Bhatti Lakes 100k. The attacks don’t just seem to stop for hours...

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How To Choose Running Shoes
Jul22

How To Choose Running Shoes

This is a guest post by Daniel Ayers of Walk Like A Butterfly. Looking to buy a new pair of running shoes but don’t know where to begin? Got a 5K marathon goal to complete but don’t know which pair of running shoes will deliver the sweet taste of victory? Dreaming about breaking the 10K barrier in under 40 minutes but having second thoughts about your current pair of running shoes? Well, you are in for a treat. Because I have got just...

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