Nutrition And Distance Running

Unlike other sports people, distance runners need carbohydrates for their nutritional needs in the endurance sport of distance running. While other sports like, say weightlifting that rely mostly on proteins, runners depend heavily on carbohydrates. The main reason, of course, is that different sports have different goals. Weightlifting, for instance, puts a heavy premium on … Read more

Positive Body Effects of Distance Running

Our body reacts to strenuous activity like distance running in two ways: acute reaction and training effect. Acute reaction is when your heart rate speeds up, your stroke volume increases, your ventilation rate and depth of breathing increase, your blood pressure rises, and your muscles feel some fatigue. However, when an activity becomes regular routine … Read more

Post-Distance Running Tips

You’ve finished the race. You’ve beaten the rest. Took home the award for the distance running category. You’re elated. You’re so happy you want to shout to the whole world, jump around with joy and basically celebrate until you feel your bones drop. All these are normal. Whether it was your first or twentieth marathon, … Read more

Before One Starts Distance Running

Distance running is already becoming a popular form of exercise. However, there are a few very important things that have to be considered before one decides to join in on all the fun. Running, like any other exercise, has to be approved by a doctor first. Those who have a personal physician may consult their … Read more

Reaping The Rewards of Distance Running

Nowadays more and more people are into keeping it fit and trimmed and living a very healthy and social life. Due to this there have a lot of sports that employ togetherness and team building. Swimming, water pole, and other type of water sports have been very prevalent. Basketball, volleyball, and baseball are still some … Read more

Building Towards Distance Running

Running can be both a fun-filled activity and also a serious event that can be life-altering. The distance you get to accomplish can be very rewarding both physically and psychologically. Runners often experience a certain kind of high after accomplishing a designated running time and distance. In order to become a successful runner especially for … Read more

Running The Distance By The Basics

Technology has given man a lot of opportunities to improve his way of life. Health and medicine have improved man’s survival rate and his ability to understand certain diseases that affect bodily functions. Industry and infrastructures have sheltered man against all sorts of calamities and adversities. Transportation is on always on the go to carry … Read more

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