Tag: Running Tips

Doctors Say Running Helps Depression. Are They Telling the Truth?

Doctors Say Running Helps Depression. Are They Telling the Truth?

According to a Harvard Medical School publication, depression is caused by brain chemicals gone haywire, leaving people feeling so sad, they can barely function. Researchers agree that “faulty mood regulation”…

Your Half-Marathon Guide: From Smart Scheduling and Fun Facts to the Perfect Shoes!

Your Half-Marathon Guide: From Smart Scheduling and Fun Facts to the Perfect Shoes!

Your calendar is crammed. A fun run here. A full marathon there. In-between, you’ve got half-marathons on your radar. But you might want to know that scientists now say that…

How to Make Running More Fun

How to Make Running More Fun

Some people can run for hours and enjoy every minute of it. But others, not so much. If you belong to the latter group, do not give up on running…

Run an Hour; Add 7 Hours to Your Life Span? Maybe—Maybe Not!

Run an Hour; Add 7 Hours to Your Life Span? Maybe—Maybe Not!

We admit it: We have a crush on New York City senior Ida Keeling. At age 100, Ida runs every day and holds the record for the fastest 60-metre at…

Meditative Running—Finding Your Zen While You Workout

Meditative Running—Finding Your Zen While You Workout

Great athletes and runners have always known that running was largely a mental game. After all, you have to have pretty strong willpower to tackle a marathon, to say nothing…

7 Tips to Keep New Runners Motivated

How to Keep New Runners Motivated

Despite knowing all the benefits of working out and leading a healthy lifestyle, so many of us choose to ignore it. We tell ourselves we’ll start one day and that…

Are Some Days of the Week Better for Running Than Others?

Experts Say Thursday is the Worst Day to Run! Here’s Why

Scientists have looked into the subject of how bodies function at certain times of the day and concluded that some of us are “early birds” and others are “night owls”…

Why Make-up Running is Even Better than Make-up Sex!

Why Make-up Running is Even Better than Make-up Sex!

Is it fair to compare running to sex? Yup. Both burn calories. Both trigger ecstasy. And both require very little clothing (if at all) to maximize the experience. But, that’s…

How to Run Less, Eat More and Lose Weight!

How to Run Less, Eat More and Lose Weight!

Sometimes it feels as though a new theory comes along every week that asks you to consider the relationship between eating, running and weight loss. Who hasn’t experienced eating everything…

Why Runners Seeking the Ideal Cross-training Sport Should Try Swimming

Why Runners Seeking the Ideal Cross-training Sport Should Try Swimming

We’re not suggesting running your circuit in a Speedo or bikini, nor do we advise removing other cross-training sports from your schedule. But you’re busy and have a finite amount…