A stubbornly sore Achilles tendon can throw a major wrench into your running routine, but we have some game-changing advice to put pain at bay and get back in the game.
Is your hamstring tightness becoming unmanageable? Use this info to soothe sore muscles and save yourself from a sidelining injury.
Running with ankle pain HURTS. Learn the top reasons why you get sore ankles from running so you can figure out how to fix it and get back in the game.
Running is a literal game-changer for people looking for everything from improved health to a self-esteem boost. Check out these 5 reasons to lace up ASAP.
The shoe industry is doing it wrong. But thanks to new technology, it’s easy to find a shoe that actually fits perfectly.
Don’t be embarrassed. Nipple chafing and raw skin aren’t just facts of life you’re forced to live with.
Uh oh… feeling like you gotta go? You’re not alone. Read up on trusted advice from doctors and runners on what to do with mid-run poos.
Runner’s knee is irritating at best, debilitating at worst. Learn how to stop the pain in its tracks before it takes you out of the game.
Your foot strike can have a big impact on your comfort and performance while running. Learn what yours says about your running style.
Don’t let running cramps get you down. Learn what’s causing that painful side stitch and get some helpful prevention tips before you head out on your next run!
Foot pain plagues even the most seasoned of runners. Learn more about serious problems you should keep your eye on.
Searching for a weight loss plan that actually works? Our guide will show you how to run into a healthier you—and you might even enjoy yourself along the way.
Traveling? Here’s what you need to know to ensure your hydration, nutrition and overall health don’t take a nosedive while you’re globetrotting.
Here are five helpful ways to alleviate the dreaded plantar fasciitis (and keep it away!). Have you tried any of these techniques?
Feeling dizzy? Bonking on runs on the regular? Dehydration can affect your performance and your health. Here’s what you need to know:
Not sure where to start with foam rolling? Here’s how to get the biggest bang for your buck out of your foam roller. Start today!
Searching for the best supplements can be exhausting. These GU performance nutrition products are exactly what you need to power your workouts! Continue reading
It can be hard to remember to relax when running. This trick can help you decrease muscle tension and become a more efficient runner. It’s a win-win!
How often do you think about your toes? Your little piggies can make a BIG difference in injury prevention, speed and training for runners.
You’ve been working your butt off working out. But, darn it, that same butt also hurts like heck! Here are our favorite ways to soothe sore muscles. Continue reading
Looking for refreshing and healthy drinks to quench thirst, deliver a nutrition-packed punch and tantalize your tastebuds? Try these:
Experiencing hip pain running? There’s a muscle group that most runners – and people in general – don’t think about often enough. Continue reading
Think running more will make you a better runner? Think again! Try these 6 training exercises you need to work into your workout ASAP.
That special day of the year is almost here…Valentine’s day! The day every decent restaurant is booked solid and a box of heart-shaped candy costs an extra $20. Continue reading
If you want to improve your running performance, prevent injury and have all around happier, healthier feet, this item is a must-have.
Feeling uninspired by bland healthy foods? These recipes will jump-start your diet and your taste buds. Continue reading
Did you know that overpronation is often the leading factor in most running-related injuries?
Working out solo is out. Wearable tech continues to be in. Here’s what you need to know about the fitness trends of 2018.
Runners, it’s time to stop avoiding yoga. It’ll make you more limber, less injury-prone and an overall better, happier runner.
Goodbyes are hard. But when it comes to running shoes, knowing when to say goodbye can save you from injury, pain and discomfort.
Nah. But these protein bars will. Combine the two and you’ve got a very tasty beer and energy bar pairing experiment.
Holiday shopping, am I right? Here’s how to tackle it with grace, composure and ease when choosing gifts for the runner in your life.
Don’t be that runner! We’ve all seen them, or almost not, trucking down a dark road with NO reflective clothing or lights at all. Yikes. Continue reading
Love running, beer and honey waffles? We’re continuing our beer and energy bar pairing with 3 new beers and 3 new energy waffles from Honey Stinger. Mmmm.
Beer and running is a match made in heaven. But, pairing craft beer and energy bars? It’s a party your taste buds won’t soon forget.
Feet. We run on them, sweat them up and take them for granted. Runners’ feet are especially prone to wear and tear. So what do you do to prevent that?
Treat your hamstrings right. They can – and will – come back to haunt you.
There are all kinds of race-day do’s and don’ts. Don’t wear new shoes. Don’t eat new foods. But, there’s one don’t that, if you do, could kill you.
Where you’re looking while running could be hurting your performance. Try this trick to take your running to the next level and nix tiredness on your runs.
Is it fact? Is it fiction? It’s so hard to understand what fitness and health advice is real and what’s just complete nonsense!
Why wait? Just three. That’s all we’re asking. Commit to changing three small things about your daily habits to help ward off breast cancer.
Salty sweaters of the world, you’re not alone. Here’s why you’re crusty, caked and grainy after running.
Mmmm, snacks. Oranges are not only delicious, but they also serve as a functional pre-run treat to help runners before and after their run.
Staying committed to working out when traveling isn’t hard when you have motivation and a few tricks up your compression sleeves.
If it makes you a faster, more efficient runner, it’s worth the weird stares, wouldn’t you say?
Fellow foot-stomping runners of the world, we’ve got some work to do. Get your performance on with this running hack.
To compress or not to compress? Let’s tackle that question.
It’s easy to find articles touting the benefits of water, but some of the data presented is wishy-washy at best. Let’s debunk! Continue reading
Dr. Chad Wells demonstrates how to self-treat running injuries using a handy dandy massage ball. Say hello to sweet relief from pain!
Sure, the sun keeps everything on the planet alive, but don’t let that fool you. It’s not your friend. Or at least, it’s not your skin’s friend. You need sun protection.
Fat tends to be a bad word in the nutrition world. Too bad, because fats are one of the most underrated and misunderstood requirements in a healthy diet. Continue reading
They’re the body part you use the most when running, but you ignore them, admit it. Here’s why – and how – you should be nicer to your feet.
Basically, regular exercise makes you an unstoppable, charming, creative badass. All the wins will be yours.
Can’t sleep? Stop being crabby and start doing yoga. You’ll thank us. So will your partner, friends and anyone else who has to deal with tired you.
These performance nutrition products will not only power you through the longest of runs and hardest of workouts, they actually taste good, too.
Tired of counting sheep? Sleep is the sweet balm that restores us after a long day of work and play. Here’s how to get more of it.
If you’re not using these products, it’s no wonder your aches and pains are sticking around! These injury prevention and recovery items are game changers.
You can now happily avoid pre-run stretching thanks to a technique that will help you run more efficiently.
You’ll be mad you didn’t know this before. All those runs that could’ve been glorious!
The first five minutes of almost every run is hell. Anyone who tells you otherwise is lying. Here’s how to make it better. Continue reading
The big day is here, you’re on the line ready to go when it happens….that gurgling growling noise that makes everyone stop and look.
You know the feeling. You’re just running along, feeling great, enjoying the warm sun and fresh air, when WHAMMO! Something starts to hurt.
Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables doesn’t guarantee that you’ll live forever or set a new PR in every race, but at least they’ll help you give it your best shot.