Running puts an average of 1.5 to 3 times your body weight of shock on the joints, according to Harvard University. Imagine the pressure and the impact over time since you strike the ground almost 1,000 times per mile.
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Aside from say, a serious knee injury or shin splints, plantar fasciitis is easily considered one
German researchers recently created a small shoe-sized device that derives power from the motion of walking.
Running in the city or in the gym can get very boring after a few miles. This is where trails come in. Change your running environment and make it more fun and challenging by going swapping out hard asphalt for softer ground, which is easier on the legs anyways.
Part of the fun of being a professional athlete is traveling to cities around the world for competitions. However, many sportsmen struggle with what to bring with them when the race is away.
An intense workout can improve your mood and overall health, but it isn’t so nice on your gear and clothes.
From drinks and gels to chews and bars, as an endurance athlete you have many options when it comes to in-race fueling.
Most people who regularly lace up a running shoe, trainer or cleat know that Nike takes its name from the Ancient Greeks' winged goddess of victory.