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How Long Does it Take to Run a Half Marathon?

You can never get an exact prediction of the time you will get on a half marathon, but based on your experience, on previous results, your gender, age and the weather and running conditions, you might be able to get a close estimate on how [...]

Powerstep vs Superfeet vs Spenco Insoles

You have plantar fasciitis, or other problems with your feet? It is possible that the most suitable insoles for your shoes can resolve you problem with foot, leg and back pain. Finding the best type of insole for your specific foot type and gait type [...]

Running in the Heat: How to Avoid Heat Exhaustion and Dehydration

You have registered for a race which will be held in extremely high temperatures, or you are pondering about going out for your daily runs during the hot summer days? There is no need to quit running and exercising altogether during the summer, all you [...]

How Often Should You Race Per Year?

Many new runners are faced with the question of how many races to register for annually. Actually, this question is one which experienced runners have a problem answering too. You may be overly ambitious and enthusiastic, and you may be tempted by the multitude of [...]

How Running Improves Your Mood and Helps Your Mental Health

Statistics show that nearly a quarter of the population of the western world is prone to developing or suffering from some kind of mental health issue every year. Depression and anxiety are among the widest spread mental health problems among the adults. While there are [...]

The importance of being realistic when setting your running goals

You have only just recently started running and you are feeling overexcited about the expected results? This is perfectly normal for newbies as well as for runners with some practice as well. Whether your goal is weight loss, or to improve your results and run [...]

Tips for Running Safely At Night

You are confronted with the prospect of running pre-dawn or at night, and want to make sure that you are safe and well while running in the dark? Since running in the dusky hours can be a scary and risky task, you need to take [...]

Rise with a Run: How to Make Running in the Morning Work for You

So, your schedule is so busy that your daily running is suffering? Why not try getting up early in the morning before the other people at home are up and before you start preparing for work or for your daily chores and go for a [...]

Proper Running Shoes Fit

If you are a runner, you must be aware of the fact that getting well-fitting and appropriate running shoes is essential for your performance and for staying injury free when running. If possible, you should ask for the professional assistance of a podiatrist when picking [...]

Common Myths About Running Shoes

There are many myths about running shoes you may or may not have heard, and may or may not choose to believe. We have picked out the top five myths about running shoes, which we would like to look at closely and discuss the facts [...]