How to Train for a 5K

Posted By RunningGuy On September 25, 2010 - no responses

It’s no surprise that 5K races are increasing in popularity. They’re short enough for most people to be able to reach without an extreme level of training, they’re much less intimidating than things like marathons or triathalons, and they’re easier to organize. All which may have you thinking about running your first 5K. Exactly how [...]

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Running Tips for Beginner Runners

Posted By RunningGuy On September 20, 2010 - No Comments

Running starts out as a natural movement for human beings. Kids, after they learn to walk, run everywhere at top speed. Unfortunately, we tend to lose this as we get older and most of us, unlike kids, can’t just start running


5 Tips for Avoiding Burnout as a Runner

Posted By RunningGuy On September 17, 2010 - No Comments

One of the biggest hurdles that any long time runner is going to face is burn out. Things are going great; you’re getting faster, you’re enjoying your runs and you have to hold yourself back from running too much.


4 Ways to become a Faster Runner

Posted By RunningGuy On September 13, 2010 - 1 Comment

For a while after you start running, getting faster comes naturally. As your cardiovascular fitness and endurance increases, you will find yourself automatically picking up the pace.


Heavyhands for Running

Posted By RunningGuy On July 1, 2010 - No Comments

If you’re old enough, you may be able to remember when Heavyhands was an honest to god craze. About twenty five or thirty years ago, people started showing up to run with these little hand weights that had handles attached to them so that were easier to hold than, say, dumbbells. The idea was that [...]


How to Run Better Without Running

Posted By RunningGuy On June 24, 2010 - 2 Comments

Dan Gable, legendary Olympic wrestler and coach, once said, “If something is important, do it every day. If it’s not important, don’t do it.” There’s a lot of truth to that, because a lot of what we do, even with running, involves honing skills that only come with hours of practice. In fact, it’s said [...]


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