Quick Fix: Energizing Post-run Snack

Dates

I like pick-me-ups especially on days when my only rest is in between writing and events. Here’s a 5-ingredient recipe of a quick, energizing snack for you to try. It only takes about 5 minutes or less to make! This can also be a good post-run snack especially if you have a sweet tooth like […]

How To Detox Without A Juicer

smoothie by healthjunkieph_takboph

Juicing isn’t the only method to detoxify and cleanse your gut. Here are 3 ways to detox that’s surely inexpensive and easy to do.  You don’t even have to buy a juicer. 1. Sweat. One of the best ways to detoxify is to sweat it out. When you sweat, the body releases toxins. Now that’s another reason […]

Blisters Prevention and Treatment

Foot blister

Blisters bring in the heat. A small blister can’t kill you but it really hurts a lot. Blisters happen when your shoe or your socks rub against your skin and causes friction. As a response to the friction, the body produces fluids beneath the skin where the rubbing occurs. This fluid builds up causing pressure […]

Runner’s Knee Prevention and Treatment

Runner's Knee Injury

Runner’s knee is not a fun way to describe a runner. In fact, it makes every runner cringe. Runner’s knee is actually any injury in and around the front of the knees. This is also called the patellofemoral area thus also called patellafemoral pain syndrome. This injury is usually caused by overexertion on the knees, […]

Shin Splints Prevention and Treatment

Shin Splits in Runners

I often get shin splints when I overtrain.  Most especially when I increase my mileage too much too soon.  Shin splints are easy to detect and they are easy to avoid as well.  Below are some tips on how to avoid shin splits and the common treatments in case you’re feeling the pain right now. […]

Plantar Fasciitis Prevention and Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis Massage

Plantar Fasciitis may be hard to pronounce (it’s read as “fashee-EYE-tiss”), but it is actually harder to bear. For runners with this problem, intense pain could be felt at the undersides of your feet first thing in the morning or after running. The pain could worsen throughout the day. OUCH! I used to have plantar […]