Robert William, of Fit Territory, is passionate about fitness. While he is not a huge fan of cardio exercise, he knows it is a vital component of keeping fit. He has graciously agreed to write a guest blog article for
Bodyweight exercises are a great way to workout. They can be done at home. But they are often overlooked for more technical and exciting workouts, like TRX and Cardio Tramp. Perhaps it is the name? Bodyweight Exercises. Meh, boring. Right?
While the great majority of the world is stuck indoors, I thought I would use this opportunity to daydream about what my ideal setup would be for indoor running. Now, I am not the type of person to have exorbitant
Sunshine is vital to your health because of Vitamin D. It is estimated that 80% of people in northern countries and over 50% of the world’s population are deficient in this essential nutrient. Being stuck indoors, especially during winter months,
Before I became a runner, I used to think that running was a fast and competitive sport. After all, runners compete in races. To win a race, I thought you needed to run faster than your competitors. And I thought
I am not a fan of the treadmill. Many call it the dreadmill. It has been defined by the Urban Dictionary as the “conveyor belt to nowhere“. But if you want to keep fit and continue training, sometimes you need
I didn’t really want to start taking Tamoxifen, although my oncologist recommended it. I knew of the side effects and it worried me. I had already thrown a blood clot and had liver issues as a result of my chemotherapy.
Women have heard that they are too weak, delicate, fragile and too old to run. Many women runners have been harassed and attacked while running. But the health benefits of running for women are undeniable. Women need to persevere and
Winter is a great time to run. Sadly, many runners move inside to exercise during the colder and snowy months. But running outside all winter long can be a fantastic way to train for spring and stay healthy. Here are
A sports injury can be difficult to heal from physically, mentally and emotionally. Some in the field of sports psychology believe we go through phases similar to grieving. After exploring the topic, diving into the science, watching my fellow athletes
Running is great exercise, but it is sometimes hard on our feet. Our feet are the part of our bodies that contact the ground first. This can apply forces of an average 7 times our body weight focally on each
Muscle and body soreness are two questions that trainers are asked frequently. If you are just starting a run program or trying to improve your distance, pace and finishing time, you are going to have sore muscles. Pushing ourselves and
Muscle and body soreness are questions that trainers face on a regular basis. Those just starting a run program and runners trying to improve their distance, pace and finishing times are going to have sore muscles. Pushing ourselves and moving
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
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
Oatmeal has been a long time favorite breakfast of runners. It is easy to make and versatile, with recipes to satisfy most tastes. For runners, oatmeal is one of the perfect foods as it has the right balance of healthy