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How Strength Training Can Improve Your Run

A common misconception is that weight training will make you bulky or that in order to lose weight you should only do cardio. However, neither of these ring true and there are so many ways in which strength training can benefit you when running. Preventing Injury Strength training helps to prevent injury by, you’ve guessed it, strengthening the muscles. When you run the force of roughly three times your body weight is placed through each leg. By building muscle you are better able to absorb the force of each step which will reduce the strain of your joints. It’s particularly important to incorporate strength training if you plan to increase the distance or pace of your runs in order to...

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Intermittent Fasting Vs. Keto

Intermittent Fasting and Keto are two of the most popular diet plans for weight loss, but it can be tough knowing which, if either, are right for you. We break it down, exploring what each entail and the potential pros and cons. Let’s start with Keto. Keto is a low carb, high fat diet. It involves reducing carbohydrate intake and replacing it with fat, as the reduction in carbs puts your body into the metabolic state of ketosis, where your body doesn’t have enough carbs to burn, so it burns stored fat for energy instead. When in ketosis your body becomes more efficient at burning fat for energy, as your body is producing ketones at an accelerated rate. Once the...

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The Core Vitamins Every Runner Needs

We are so used to taking vitamins in supplement form, however it’s actually easier for our bodies to absorb vitamins from food! Plus, it encourages you to opt for more nutritious food. Here are the core vitamins you need as a runner and the ways you can get them through your diet. Plus, it encourages you to opt for more nutritious food. Here are the core vitamins you need as a runner and the ways you can get them through your diet.  

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