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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How to Remove Side Stitch While Running
Apr15

How to Remove Side Stitch While Running

While running, we sometimes get stitch/ cramps on one of the sides of stomach or lower side of the rib cage, especially on the left side. It is a really annoying pain which slows us down considerably or worse, force us to stop the physical activity. However, it is a very small problem as it goes away once we slow down or stop running completely. But it is very annoying! Causes of side stitch The accurate cause of a side stitch while...

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7 Tips for Comeback Runner
Jan23

7 Tips for Comeback Runner

You were busy with some important office assignment or holidaying, travelling, family commitments or nursing an injury because of which you couldn’t go out for your daily trot. Now, you are free from engagements and start running again with fervor and baam!! you get injured. It’s so frustrating. It feels bad to loose your hard earned fitness because of the above reasons but you know what? It’s life! It will throw all...

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5 Exercises to Prevent Injuries
Jun18

5 Exercises to Prevent Injuries

The “I” word is what we all dread of. Injuries are part and parcel of the life of a runner. Injuries can be in any part of the body but especially in lower extremities for a runner. Injuries like runners knee, ITBS, hamstring pull, achilles heel, plantar fasciitis, low back pain etc are the most common injuries which are avoidable with proper maintenance exercises. Running itself is not enough to stay healthy and injury free. Apart...

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