Use these 9 simple steps to clean running shoes properly — avoid unwanted foot odor and extend the life of your running shoes.
Let’s face it, sometimes running can be a drag. Whether it’s because we run the same old route or distance, or we’re just lacking the love, trying the following five fun-boosting strategies can lift the spirit of your workouts and inspire you to once again run happy. 1. Mix up the terrain. Get out […]
Take a moment to meet one of our Horizon Fitness expert bloggers, Coach Jenny Hadfield! Coach Jenny is a published author (her books include Marathoning for Mortals, Running for Mortals, and Training for Mortals), a coach, public speaker and endurance athlete. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science […]
Question: Is Riding My Stationary Bike As Effective As Jogging? Natalie wonders, if spending an hour on her stationary bike at a medium level has the same cardio benefits as jogging for 4 miles at 12-minute miles? Answer: The Truth About Running vs. Cycling Is … Yes and no. Cycling offers the same benefits as running […]
I’m a relatively new runner (I only run about 10 miles per week). How often should I be changing out my running shoes? -Jared Welcome to the wonderful world of running! Ten miles per week is a great running regimen and at that rate, the average running shoe will last about 40-50 weeks or close […]
I typically run on the sidewalks around my neighborhood – is this bad for my joints? Is there any benefit to switching it up and running on different surfaces like the road, grass, loose gravel, etc.? -Sarah Running on a variety of surfaces is a great way to mix up your routine, boost your motivation and […]
Whether you’re new to the running scene or recently fell off the wagon, training to run can be easier than you may think. Sure, if you go at it the way I did when I didn’t know any better (too far, too fast) it won’t be easy, but if you ignore what your head is […]
The jury still seems to be out on whether running is really good for you, but I’m here to make the case that it is. With a well-balanced workout plan, running can provide tremendous health and emotional benefits for years (and years) to come. Improve Cardio Health Running is a fantastic way to improve your […]