Runblogger’s Blogroll

  • How to Return to Running after the Flu or a Fever
    A while back, we looked at some research on whether or not running while you have a mild illness, like a cold, has any detrimental effect on your recovery. As it turns out, the research says no: moderate exercise, like easy running, has no impact on the duration or severity... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-29
  • Ciele Athletics Go Cap Review
    Ciele Athletics Go Cap Review & Giveaway The problem with most running caps and visors is that they are not very washer friendly. Maybe your head doesn’t sweat, so you don’t need to wash your headwear. Mine does. A lot. Ciele Athletics makes a sweat wicking multi-panel cap that has... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-09-28
  • Ashmei Merino+Carbon Jersey Review
    Ashmei Merino+Carbon Jersey The Good Thomas: The best wool sportswear hands down. Bold statement right? I can’t say that because I haven’t tried them all, but of the wool running clothes I have tried, oh boy this is top notch. What makes the Ashmei Merino+Carbon Jersey stand out? Simply put,... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-09-27
  • Pool Recovery Session for Runners & Triathletes
    In the context of triathlon training, I’m a reluctant swimmer at best! However I’ve always loved the water, and usually find that a pool recovery session really speeds up my recovery after a tough race or run day. The potential benefits of pool recovery sessions seem to be well appreciated... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-09-27
  • Tibialis Posterior Strength Exercise: Anytime Anywhere!
    A Twitter follower of mine just asked me for a simple exercise to target the small but important Tibialis Posterior muscle of the lower leg. While I’ve already uploaded a video showing my favourite Tibialis Posterior Stretch, it’s important to also build strength in this often weak, and sometimes dysfunctional muscle.... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-09-26
  • The Effects of High-Altitude Training on Running Performance
    You’ve probably heard of pro runners heading to high-altitude training camps for several weeks, sleeping in “altitude tents” at night, or even installing a whole-house altitude simulation system to get an extra boost in fitness. Elite runners go up to altitude to get ready to run fast, but if you’ve... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-25
  • Baby your Nipples
    One, I haven’t written in quite a while, so this shit’s gonna be entirely unreadable. Two, I’m really not sure about the subject matter–which is not as exciting as shoes–but I’ll try anything twice, so hold your horses for just a sec and we’ll figure this out together. I think... read more
    Source: Schrup Think | Published on 1970-01-01
  • Q&A: How Do You Structure Your Marathon Training For Success?
    Question From Richard Hi Neil, I’ve been lucky enough to get a slot at next year’s Brighton Marathon. As you know from our previous conversations, I’ve completed a few marathons but feel this time I’d like to make an effort to run sub 3:30 and to potentially use this then... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-09-23
  • How Fatigue, Illness, and Overtraining Impact Your Resting Heart Rate (and Whether You Can Use this Information to Train Smarter)
    When I was in high school, my cross country coach issued us custom-made running logs. Each page had four columns: date, workout & comments, hours of sleep, and resting heart rate. These first three columns are all good things to track, but what about resting heart rate? My coach believed... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-22
  • Running Accessories
    With a lot of miles, comes a lot of accessories. We’re lucky to review all sorts of running products. Some are purchased and some are provided. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites (and not-so-favorite) accessories for the run. HYDRATION & SPORT ACCESSORIES Tune Belt Running Arm Band &... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-09-19
  • The Research on the Effectiveness of Foam Rolling
    Earlier this week we published an article on the 4 common mistakes runners make when using the foam roller. In that article, we simply bushed over the idea that foam rolling works. Of course, we got a lot of emails from savvy readers like you that wanted to see the... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-18
  • Help for New Runners: a conversation with Healthynomics
    So, you read the “4 exercises every runner should do this month!” in Runner’s World. You even like the 6-pack abs you see on the cover. You wonder how many miles you have to run before yours pop out like that too? Your best friend challenged you to sign up... read more
    Source: An Athlete’s Body | Published on 2014-09-16
  • The 4 Mistakes You’re Making When Foam Rolling (and How to Fix Them)
    I can still remember a time when foam rollers were the latest novelty in training rooms across the country. Using one in public usually got you quite a few stares. Nowadays, foam rollers can be found almost everywhere you look – gyms, physical therapy clinics and on the living room... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-15
  • New Balance 880v4 Review
    New Balance 880v4 Review The Good Thomas: In my 5 years of reviewing shoes, the New Balance 880v4 is the best update in one generation I have ever experienced. The 880v3 was an ounce heavier weighing 11.8 oz. for size 10.5, the 880v4 comes in at 10.8 oz. The weight... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-09-14
  • Boston Bound
    This morning, I very nervously completed the athlete registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon on April 20, 2015. Not only am I paying a registration fee, but I’m signing on the dotted line that I will commit the next 7 months of my life to achieving my goal. This reminded... read more
    Source: Running Toward Dreams | Published on 2014-09-12
  • The 2 Simple Reasons Your Easy Days are Ruining Your Training
    One of the simplest concepts of successful long distance running also seems to be one of the hardest for many runners to grasp. Running easy helps you race faster! If you are invested in your running, it is important to run with a purpose each and every time you step... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-11
  • Do Beginner Runners Need to Consider Technique?
    There are a number of questions I’m often asked regarding running form. Sometimes these come direct from athletes, sometimes from fellow coaches. I was reminded of one such question recently: Do beginner runners need to work on technique, or should gradually increasing volume of running naturally allow a new runner... read more
    Source: Kinetic Revolution | Published on 2014-09-10
  • Using Running to Give Back: An Interview With Australian Marathon Icon Rob de Castella
    Many retired elite runners have found meaningful ways to give back to the sport to which they gave so much of themselves. One such runner is Australian marathoner Rob de Castella. Known as a fierce competitor who never gave an inch to anyone, Rob raced marathons so hard that he... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-10
  • Newton Running BOCO Sol Review
    Newton Running BOCO Sol Review The Good Thomas: Training for the TransRockies Run and running the TRR is a great way to try out a new shoe. The Newton BOCO Sol got put to the test during the 120 mile run over the Rockies. 10.85 oz. men’s size 10.5. Newton... read more
    Source: Believe in the Run | Published on 2014-09-09
  • Can Altitude Masks Really Replicate Altitude Training?
    Wouldn’t it be great to get the benefits of living and training at altitude without having to uproot your entire life? One way to do that is with an altitude tent, which uses compressed nitrogen gas to thin the oxygen in the air to replicate high-altitude living in a tent-like... read more
    Source: Runner’s Connect | Published on 2014-09-08