Often times when we think about becoming a better runner, it usually includes becoming faster. An exercise physiologist gives us the how-to when it comes to faster running.
From casual joggers, to power walkers, to serious marathoners – you can improve your efficiency and avoid injury through a simple test called a gait analysis. Find out what this running test entails.
If you’re a runner and don’t have the right nutrition and fluid balance headed into your run you could risk draining your body of vital resources too quickly or have less energy to complete your program. Get all the tips you need to stay healthy and hydrated. Dietitian Kate Patton offers advice on adopting a diet plan that fuels and hydrates you each time you step out the door.
Before you lace up your running shoes and hit the pavement, check out these six strategies that can help you stay off the injured list.
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The best method to avoid injury is prevention, and a running shoe is the only protective equipment a runner has for protection against injury. So choosing the correct running shoe is important.
Doing a functional warm-up instead of static stretching before exercise offers various benefits, says Daniel Hass, DPT, SCS. The movements increase body temperature, heart rate and blood flow. Hass says he recommends these movements as being more beneficial and effective than static stretches. In this video, Hass will demonstrate how to do these warm-ups, which are … Read More