If you are a runner, hiker, or biker you will encounter dogs along the way. With a better understanding of dogs and some tactics to deal with them you can finish your workout safely. Dogs are territorial. If someone approaches their yard they will bark and growl by instinct. It’s […]
It’s important to have a good attitude when running in the cold. Think of it as an adventure or a challenge. Try to have fun – have you ever run in a blinding blizzard? Try 40 below zero – I did. It made me a better runner and a stronger […]
Athletes who are competing strenuously in an endurance event have been know to experience something referred to as the second wind. For example, a runner is participating in a 10 kilometer road race. After thirty or forty minutes they seem to have come to the end of their endurance. Their […]
While there are many good reasons to run with other runners, I would like to look at the benefits of running alone. Now, I have it on good authority from a number of non-runners that running is boring. They may think that, but they don’t know it, because they never tried […]
These look wicked. I can’t wait to try them.
Fishing knot, more secure than a turtle knot.
Tight hips can be a by-product of many physical activities including running, biking, lifting, even yard work. It may be the culprit behind that bad day of golf where your swing was just off. It could be all the difference between a mediocre day of climbing or a great day […]
The question is: Should you foam roll before or after a workout?