Here’s what my short socks looked like after a 16 mile run. That run was not a good time to test out some new socks! These socks left some of my heel exposed, and on every step my shoe scraped my heel. After only a couple miles my heels were raw and bloody. And so … Read more Wear Tall Socks!
The test of your fitness. Excruciating pain. Pride. It’s racing, something every runner should do at one point or another. You don’t even have to be competitive; lots of group runs and races are just fun social events! You can run or walk a local 5k event and probably help support a good cause at … Read more Running Races (From 5k’s To Marathons)
Nutrition is a vital part of any runner’s training program. It’s also a big part of your overall health. No matter how long you run, or how fast or slow you run, you should pay attention to what you are eating. Because you’re not just eating, you are fueling your body! This page will cover … Read more Proper Sports Nutrition for Optimum Running Performance
Here’s how to start out your running program. The #1 thing to remember is to start slow. I’ll give you an example training schedule, some basics on setting up your own plan, what I did, and some example workouts. You should also learn a bit about weight lifting and cross training, which will help your … Read more Training for Running, Jogging, and Even Racing
Unless you’re one of the few crazy people that go running in completely bare feet, you’re going to need running shoes. Good running shoes are going to be your most important purchase as a runner. The VERY FIRST STEP for you should be to get fitted for a good pair of running shoes by an … Read more Choosing Your Running Shoes
Here’s how to choose the right clothing and accessories for running. If you don’t have the right clothing, you’ll be uncomfortable when you run, and then you won’t run at all. Not all of this stuff is necessary (it’s perfectly fine to start out wearing a t-shirt and old gym shorts,) but some of it … Read more Running Clothes and Accessories