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The ultimate guide to healthy meal prep for runners

If you run regularly each week and want to stick to a good diet, you will know the importance of healthy meal prep for runners. Proper nutrition will go a long way to help you achieve your running goals. After all, you don’t want to feel hungry on your runs.  Likewise, you don’t want to …

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Carb loading for runners: Foods to eat and mistakes to avoid

For many runners, carb loading is done the week before a long-distance run or race. Carb loading for runners is a well-known race strategy to help you perform better on race day.  You may have heard of the term ‘carb loading’ in the running community. For many long distance runners, it’s a rite of passage …

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Overtraining syndrome: 11 signs of overtraining when running

When your body is put under too much stress, or when you don’t allow enough time to recover between runs, it can start to show signs of fatigue.  Tiredness and fatigue can lead to reduced performance in the long term. So how do you spot the signs of overtraining when running? Are there any symptoms? …

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Knee pain after running: Causes + 10 prevention tips

Knee pain after running is one of the most common running injuries. Unfortunately, the injury rate in the running community remains pretty high. Knee injuries in particular account for 50% of all running injuries, according to a 2015 study. Running is considered a repetitive, high impact form of exercise involving many muscles and joints, including …

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How to start running again after an injury: 5 tips for success

Injury is unfortunately an inevitable side effect of running, and returning to running after an injury can be tough. No matter how many precautions you take, common running injuries like shin splints and runner’s knee can rear their ugly head.  The question then becomes: “How to start running again after an injury”. In this guide …

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Is yoga good for runners? 6 benefits of yoga for runners

Many runners will tell you that stiff and sore muscles are an unfortunate part of being a runner. All that time on our feet can lead to tight muscles, which in turn can lead to injuries. There are many benefits of yoga for runners. Yoga improves your flexibility, mobility, strength, posture and breathing, which are …

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6 tips for dealing with sore muscles after running

It’s very common to have sore and stiff legs after running, especially if you’re a beginner runner and you’re just starting out on your running journey. Sore muscles after running is normally something you experience 24 to 48 hours after your run. You may also feel soreness and stiffness following other forms of exercise, such …

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6 simple and delicious porridge recipes for runners

We’re all told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you’re a runner, though, it can be hard to know what to eat in the morning if you’re planning to go for a run. This is where these simple and delicious porridge recipes for runners come in handy. If you’re anything …

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Hydration and running performance: 4 key hydration tips for runners

We are all told about the importance of staying hydrated. After all, up to 60% of the human body is made up of water! But how does hydration affect running performance? In this blog I’d like to share some key hydration tips for runners.  Humans must consume a certain amount of water to survive. This …

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