We all know how important it is to find the best fitting shoes for our feet. If you are a runner, getting running shoes that match your foot type will ensure you don't get injuries. For those who have wide feet, however, finding a good fit can be a little challenging.
In this article, we will discuss some interesting facts about wide feet, how they can be caused and how to select shoes if you have wide feet. We will then present our top five running shoes for wide feet.Continue reading
When your muscles and the overall skeletal system is functioning well, you are able to perform at your best. However, we all get strained muscles or tendons at one time or another and this slows us down. Even if you are fully recovered, you may find yourself performing slower than usual.
In today’s innovative world, there are many techniques that athletes use to protect and treat muscles. One of these is called kinesiology. How does it work? What are the benefits? What is the Best kinesiology tape?Continue reading
Finding the right running shoe is challenging enough but finding one that will accommodate your bunions means double the challenge. Since being comfortable as you run is your topmost priority, it is important that you understand how your bunions developed and what you can do about the condition. Lastly, we will give you our roundup of the best running shoes for bunions.Continue reading
Having flat feet as a runner can be one of the big challenges you may face. For people with flat feet finding insoles that can support the condition is one of the best ways to address the issue. Before we start with our five top best insoles for flat feet, let us first understand the different kinds of flat feet and what you should look for when looking for shoes.Continue reading
If running is the only physical activity you enjoy doing, and you are asked what your sport was, it may seem reasonable to answer “running”. But is it? The argument whether running is a sport or not is a simple yet complicated one.
While some think it should be categorized as a hobby because it doesn’t require much skill, others argue that it can be called a sport. So, is running a sport or a hobby? We’ll first define what a sport is and compare running to that definition. Then, we’ll compare how running measures up to these five pre-requisites.Continue reading
Experiencing shoulder pain while running may not be something you expect. After all, it is the lower body that exerts effort when you run. Still, shoulder pains are common among runners. We will discuss the most common causes of shoulder pain and what steps you can take to prevent the condition from escalating. Also, we will explain the importance of proper running form and how it can help prevent shoulder problems.Continue reading
Getting a sprain can be one of the worst things that can happen to a runner. According to statistics, about 25,000 people get ankle sprains daily in the US. (1) The good news is with proper treatment, you can be back on your feet in no time. How long does a sprain take to heal? Well, it depends on many factors that we will discuss in this article.Continue reading
One of the most prominent features of any seasoned runner is the slim body they possess. It is a common belief that running causes you to lose muscle mass. If bodybuilding is one of your goals, losing leg muscle is not something you want to happen to you. The question then is, does running make you lose muscle? Or is this a little misconception?Continue reading
According to statistics, about 1 in 1,700 people will experience an ACL injury at one time or another in their lives. Sports including running are among the highest risk of ACL injuries. (1) If you have had an ACL surgery, you need to be extra careful before you get back to running. In this article, we will discuss the safest way to start running after ACL surgery.Continue reading
One of the most common theories regarding running is that you cannot run and build muscle mass at the same time. If you are a body builder who wants to explore running as an alternative kind of workout, you need to know the connection between running and bodybuilding.
On the other hand, if you are a runner who wants to build muscle, understanding how to run in a way that doesn’t cause muscle reduction is essential.
In this article, we will list five reasons why combining the two is a great idea. We will also show you how to prevent negative effects running has on bodybuilding.Continue reading