Running socks are the second most important run gear you own, running shoes being the first. But there are a multitude of types , materials and brands to chose from. How do you choose the best socks for you? Let’s
Do you want to run faster? Do you have a time goal for your next race? Here are 7 things you can do to run faster: 1. Run More Yes, it can be that simple. To run faster, you need
Have you experienced any side-effects while taking tamoxifen? Did it take you a while to figure out that it was tamoxifen causing your symptoms? Have you experienced this with any other medications? Did you feel inferior, insecure and incapable when
If you have started running, you may have heard a few funny terms floating around. Are you wondering what they mean? Here are 7 of the most common run slang words. Fartleks This is one of my favorite words to
If you hate exercise, like so many people do, then this article is for you. Everywhere we look, we are told that exercise is good for our health. National health guidelines state that we need to get a minimum of
Updated November 20, 2019 Running in snow is not easy. It can be a good workout. However, you have to be careful to avoid injury. Taking a few extra precautions can lead to a fun experience and a challenging run.
Article written by veterinarian, Dr. Tricia Alderson. Running with a dog is great fun. Not only is running great for your health, but it is also great for your dog’s health. However there are a few things to consider before
When you first start running, it can be exciting as it is all new. But as you train over weeks, months and even years, it can sometimes get a little boring. If you are feeling like your runs are becoming
Most people don’t enjoy working out on a treadmill, nicknaming it the “dreadmill”. Most prefer to run or walk outdoors or run on a track. However, the treadmill can be a valuable piece of equipment when stuck indoors, such as
While it is fun to run in groups, running alone can be the perfect opportunity to practice mindful meditation. We can’t always run with friends. However, a solo run can be a great way to relieve the stress of a
Science shows us that running can reduce pain. This is good news for cancer survivors, as cancer treatments can increase pain. Cancer treatments can cause pain My type of breast cancer grows in the presence of female hormones, estrogen and
Do you want to start running? It is one of the best forms of cardio exercise. There are tremendous health benefits for runners. But where do you start? If you are going from couch to running, then this quick guide
Updated November 25, 2019 Walking can be a great way to get fit and, even, regain your health after an illness. There are many benefits from this low impact form of exercise. And most people are able to walk, so
Are you struggling to find motivation to run or exercise? You are not alone. Let’s look at how we can find our motivation to run and workout. If you lack motivation to exercise, you aren’t alone Approximately 50% of people
Most cancer survivors will list “chemo brain” as one of their experiences with cancer treatments. This is the phrase used for a group of cognitive symptoms, including mental fogginess, trouble concentrating, memory loss, confusion, difficulty learning, and slower mental processes.
Updated December 16, 2019 Running can help us live longer. Aerobic exercise, like running, can lower our risk of cancer recurrence. It can help survivors live longer and better lives. Don’t believe it? Let’s look at some of the evidence.
Updated November 20, 2019 Running is difficult in very cold temperatures. Muscles and joints do not function and move well in the cold. My preferred cut off is about -30 degrees Celsius, but I have run even colder temperatures at