Ian’s Knot: World’s Fastest Shoelace Knot

Ian Knot Step-by-step

The Ian Knot is the fastest way to tie your shoelaces. They are even more secure and balanced than the traditional Granny’s knot. The Ian’s Knot is atttibuted to Ian Fieggen aka Professor Shoelace. He invented the Ian’s Knot back in 1982 after having a broken shoelace. When he started sharing his knot in the […]

FUNNY RUNNING VIDEO: How not to run

Awkward Runners Video

Sometimes, it is easier to learn how things should be done by seeing how things are NOT to be done.  Here’s a funny video that shows how not to run.  It features runners who are so awkward they don’t look like running at all. All of them run in such a way that running coaches would […]

4 Useful Running Shoes Lacing Techniques

Running Shoes Lacing Techniques

There are different ways to tie the shoe laces of a running shoe. These running shoes lacing techniques have specific benefits for the runner. It can improve the fit, lessen the pain and even lessen the risk of injuries. Running Warehouse has provide a great video showing how these running shoes lacing techniques are done […]

Arm Swing Tips for Runners

Running Arm Swing

In running, the swinging of the arms is just as important as how you strike the ground. Arm swings help stabilize the body, maintain your balance and promote energy efficiently. Try running with your arms straight on the sides and not swinging them just like an adjutant. It feels unnatural and tiring. Your pelvis and […]

Running Tips – The Perfect Stride from the Hunger Games

Have you watched the Hunger Games yet? The movie showed a lot of running as the tributes fight each other until one victor remains. While preparing for the movie, lead star Jennifer Lawrence worked with conditioning coach Joe Horrigan, to perfect her running form as she portrayed the role of Katniss Everdeen. Joe Horrigan gave […]

Move Like Jagger, Run Like Ryan Hall

Ryan Hall Training

One of my resolutions for the new year is to run more and run faster.  After being a bum in the races for 2011, I hope to join more races and get back to my previous finish times.  I want to run at sub-60 in the 10K again and hopefully sent a PR of sub-2 […]

Video: How to Check If You Need to Change Your Running Shoes

How often should you change your shoes is a common question among runners. Many books and websites will give a range of 400-600 kilometers or sometimes more.  I even keep a mileage of my shoes to see if they need to be replaced or not. However, different shoe performs differently and different people have different […]

Video: Karhu’s Intro to Forward Running

Karhu introduces Forward Running. It’s about having efficient runs and proper, dynamic running mechanics. The video from Karhu provides the elements of Forward Running. It involves arm movements, midsection posture, glutes and hamstrings, knees and quads, foot position, and ground contact. I believe that there is no one-size-fits-all running form. Compare the arm movement of […]