Crossing Countries in Distance Running

Running offers a lot of benefits. It can enhance you physically by giving you a well-chiselled upper body and a very stable lower portion. The psychological effect of running has been also noted as it is said that certain endorphins are released during the peaks of your run. This is why more and more communities … Read more

The Good Things You Get from Distance Running

You may have heard of athletes having injured their shins, twisted their ankles, or developed some musculoskeletal problem because of distance running. While those may be true, we should think critically and put in mind that running, just like any other sport, has its own risks and, thus, should be properly prepared for and performed. … Read more

Distance Running – Injuries And Errors

In distance running, injuries are often regarded as a way of life just like in any other sports. Some pundits even regarded them as medals or trophies telling everyone that one is a bona fide member of that larger, virtual fraternity of athletes around the world. Surveys, however, indicated that 60% of running injuries were … Read more

Things You Can Learn From Distance Running

“Running taught me valuable lessons. In cross-country competition, training counted more than intrinsic ability, and I could compensate for a lack of natural aptitude with diligence and discipline. I applied this in everything I did.” – Nelson Mandela Running, especially long distance running was once a sport only for young fleet-footed men. However, in the … Read more

Distance Running – Random Tips

One of today’s popular sports is distance running. This popularity could be attributed to the fact that the sport does not require much in terms of gears (running clothes and shoes) and in terms of athletic qualifications (you just have to know how to run). The start You may have read and known from people … Read more

Training for Distance Running

Distance running is a very popular activity. It isn’t just an effective endeavor for physical fitness. It is also a great way to make acquaintances and meet new friends. However, one can’t just merely step into the world of distance runners without being prepared for the sport—whether that’s physical or mental preparation. This is why … Read more

Distance Running: Tools of the Trade

As with any sport, it is important to make sure that you have the right tools when you take up distance running. Those aspiring to reach their goals can always benefit from getting the gear and accessories that will augment their strength, speed, stamina, and motivation. Running Clothing Appropriate running attire will help ensure that … Read more

Training Methods In Distance Running

Distance running and its several methods of training is as diverse as the practitioners of the sport itself. For those already in the running, the early season training is for repair of weak areas while the late season one is for focusing and cultivating on the runner’s strengths. Coaches and runners all agree that the … Read more

Distance Running And The Marathon

The marathon, named after the real place in Greece where it started, stands out as the most well-known among all the distance running lengths. Set at the standard 26.2 miles (42.165 kilometers), the marathon had been the centerpiece of the Olympics for a long time, although of late this had been supplanted with other speedy … Read more

Water Intoxication from Distance Running

You’ve been running for miles. You haven’t had a sip nor a drop of water or fluid from your kit. Your throat is parched. Your feet are screaming and your back is aching. But you refuse to sit down, to bend over and take a few seconds to rest. In a race, even seconds count. … Read more