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You only maximize your running performance if you hydrate or fuel during a race, here are some reminders and strategies for you to implement in your next race: Run light People overdo it with fuel belts, hydration packs, handheld water ...

It has been scorching hot in New York City recently, and many runners are sweating a lot. Those who tough it out despite record-setting temperatures will be happy to know you enhance your performance if you run for an hour. ...

Children are like little mirrors: They reflect everything that happens around them, especially with their parents. With that, the most important thing you can do to influence your child positively is to lead by example. From my many experiences with ...

VO2 max, or maximal oxygen consumption, measures the maximum amount of oxygen your body can utilize during intense exercise. It’s a crucial indicator of aerobic endurance and cardiovascular fitness. Here’s a breakdown: Definition VO2 max is measured in millilitres of ...

Deep tissue massages can add value to training. Deep tissue massages can also leave an athlete injured. Keep reading to learn how deep tissue massages can enhance your running performance so you don’t look like this guy (in the photo ...

Dark Green Leafy Vegetables → The Nutrition Champion Dark green leafy vegetables get my vote for the (very unofficial) Running Scientist Nutrition Awards in the Best Food to Prevent Stress Fractures category. If you avoid dark leafy greens – or only eat ...

Chia seeds are growing in popularity, and more and more runners are turning to chia to help with performance and recovery. What is Chia? Chia is an edible seed that comes from the desert plant Salvia hispanica, a member of ...

Behold common runners’ complaints and how dark green leafy vegetables can help: I don’t have enough energy – Vitamins from dark green leafy vegetables will help your energy levels and overall health. Dark green leafy veggies also improve muscle function. I ...

In the exhilarating rush of a race, every stride towards the finish line feels like an accomplishment. Yet, the moments after can sometimes bring unexpected challenges in the form of post-race injuries. Intelligent and strategic post-race practices can make all ...

What is Mineral Water Mineral water is water that is filled with natural minerals. Without consuming calories, mineral water keeps you hydrated and replenishes the minerals you use while living an active lifestyle. Different from Tap Water and Regular Bottled ...