Survey Reveals Top Hydration Myths Of Runners

Hydration for Runners

A survey conducted by a group of researchers from Loyola Univerity Health System reveals the common hydration practices by runners which are not recommended by experts. According to the researchers, these practices may lead to overconsumption of fluids which will result exercise-associated hyponatremia. It occurs when runners drink even when they are not thirsty. This […]

Is Running On Soft Ground Bad For You?

A recent article at NY Times says that running on soft surfaces can be hard on the body.  While many would advice to run on soft ground like asphalt or dirt roads, some runners experience pain and injury while doing so. I also have the same thought.  Landing on softer surfaces will be softer and […]

Five New Things To Do to Spice Up Your Running Life

Are you getting tired of the usual train-and-race routine?  Maybe you find it boring already to keep on running for the same reason and running in the same places.  It’s time to spice your running life a little.  It doesn’t require fancy gadgets or the latest shoe models.  It may require a little change of […]

8 Back-to-Basics Running Tips to Start the Year Right

It is the first week of 2011 and I'm sure a lot of you are already hitting the road to train for your events or simply enjoy the run.  Keep this year fun and injury-free by remembering the basics.  Here are 8 basic tips that I'm am sure many seasoned runners are already aware of.  […]

10 Tips When Running in the Rain

Rainy season is officially here. Expect colder weather and most runners might take their routine indoors due to rainy, wet conditions.  You might postpone your runs when it is raining outside or you might opt to stay indoors and run on a treadmill instead.  Before you opt for lesser running routine, here are some tips […]

Tips for Trail Running

Some runners like to run because it promotes a healthy lifestyle. Some consider running a form of relaxation. Trail running gives you another reason to run and get in shape while exploring a different environment. Whether you choose a rocky, muddy or root-ridden path, trail running provides a great physical challenge than road running. With […]

How To Improve Your Stride Rate

Coach Frank of FrunkTraining  was able to look at the data from some of my runs using Adidas miCoach.  Coach Frank is one of the coaches in Bacolod.  His elite students are winning several races in Negros as well as in other provinces in Visayas.  We met last August during the Milo Eliminations.  When he looked […]

How to Join a Race in 5 Steps

I see that you have the interest in joining races as you land on this page. You just don’t ready yourself and join the race on the day of the event. Road races, especially the widely-talked events, can fill up within hours of opening so be sure you plan ahead. Many races offer late or […]