Using a Treadmill at Work

If you are one of the millions of Americans who have a desk job, you know the negative health effects that sitting for the entire day can have on the body. Not only do desk job workers have a high rate of injuries such as back problems and neck strain, but sitting motionless for hours […]

Running on a Treadmill

The treadmill is a wonderful invention. It has allowed millions of runners to obtain a solid workout even when there is two feet of snow outside. Treadmills mimic outside running better than any other piece of gym equipment, including the elliptical and stationary bike. However, it is important that runners do not rely solely on […]

Functional Strength Training For Runners

Strength training can be very beneficial for runners. Injury prevention, improved muscle coordination, and better running economy are just a few positives that strength training provides. However, many runners shun the idea of strength training thinking that it only involves dumbbells, bench presses, and squats. Runners may think of themselves as toned endurance athletes, not […]

Improve Your Running With Yoga

Distance running is a great exercise for many of the muscles in the body. Certain leg and core muscles are especially toned and strengthened through the miles of training. However, because running is such a repetitive activity, many muscles do not get any kind of workout. Unfortunately, the result of the process of strengthening some […]