Keep in mind to dress for how warm you’ll feel two or three miles into the run. It is less important how you feel when you get out of your house or during the first mile when your body is still heating up. Another way of nailing this rule is to dress for runs as […]
Runner’s knee refers to all kinds of conditions that involve pain in front of the knee joint usually around the kneecap. Why do we call it that way? The term itself has been established as running is the most underlying cause of knee-related pain. But in fact, any exercise causing repeated tension may be causing the problem.
It is generally recommended to wait at least 120 minutes after a meal before running. Some people say they are fine with 90 minutes, others go as low as 60 minutes. Test it during your training sessions, none of us has the same stomach. But when the race day comes, no risks and experiments. If […]
Even though anxiety is a very heterogeneous condition and therefore hard to be studied, there has been some interesting research on how exercise can actually relieve symptoms of anxiety.
One of the most important running tips for race day. Don’t eat or drink anything you are not familiar with, don’t try any new stretches, don’t wear any new running clothing (especially footwear), or, indeed, do anything new. Race day is not the day to try new things. Stick to what has worked for you […]