In my area (NYC) it is only safe and respectful to others to cover your mouth and nose while you’re running near others. Running with a mask is hard. You may feel some resistance to breathing, depending on the thickness of the mask material. When your nose and mouth are fully covered there may be some limitation to the intake of air. This can cause discomfort and attenuate your running performance.
A guide to finding terrific gifts for runners, including running gear, technology, medal holders, and more, created by a long-time runner! Runners can be a little picky, especially when it comes to the gear and equipment we use while on a run. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find a perfect gift for the runner in your life!
Are you traveling to New York City and you want to head out for a run in Central Park? This guide is for you. As a local runner, I will share all my insight on running in Central Park with you. From the Central Park loop distance to the Bridle path in Central Park and a full Central Park running map. Offering both hilly and flat terrain, and a combination of surfaces, Central Park is a runner’s paradise.
Running over 50? Actually I know a lot of really good runners who are over the age of 50. One good example is a runner I met on my last race in Central Park. While I was waiting in front of the bathroom at my race last Sunday, I had the chance to talk to a pretty inspiring old lady.
Treadmill running is often considered with mixed feelings by runners. For many, it's a second choice after running outdoors. For others, it’s the preferred way to get in the miles. Running on a treadmill can be just as effective and even offers a few perks that outdoor running cannot provide. Let me tell you about the benefits of treadmill running, how it compares to outdoor running, and how to best prepare for a good treadmill exercise.
Are you looking for the best running gear for women? Whether you are brand new to running, or an experienced runner, having the right gear for the sport makes all the difference. Women in the U.S. aren’t just running for fun either. According to Running USA, over 60% of participants in a road race in […]
Meet a living legendIf you’re leaving for vacation, and you are planning on taking your love for running to the shoreline, you should read these tips for running on the beach before you do so. It is one of the most beautiful places a runner can get a workout done, but it is important to […]
Running offers fantastic benefits for overall health at any age. It’s wonderful for cardiovascular health and lowering blood pressure, and it’s incredibly effective for maintaining strength and fitness as you get older, too. However, it’s also a high impact sport that can be tough on your bones, joints, and muscles. If you’re a runner over […]
My running breathing tipsBreathing while running – what are the best running breathing techniques for beginners? Pace, cadence, and form are all important factors in running, but without the right breathing strategy, your run may be much shorter than you want it to be. If you’re new to endurance training, you may find that the […]