How to Improve Your Running Form in 6 Easy Ways

How to Improve Your Running Form in 6 Easy Ways
Running along, you suddenly feel a sharp pain in your side. You slow down, stop, do the telltale side grab. Bend at the waist, breathe… Side stitches are just one of the issues that can arise from poor running form. While they aren’t always caused by poor form, it certainly doesn’t help. Runners know, form...

What Are the Physical and Mental Benefits of Running?

What Are the Physical and Mental Benefits of Running?
So you’re slogging away miles on the treadmill or pounding the pavement. You’re sweating and out of breath. You’re tired. Do you ever wonder if it’s worth it? What are the benefits of running? Are you just torturing yourself? Running actually offers many great benefits–increased energy, better physical health, better emotional and mental health. Sometimes,...

Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet

Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet
I have flat feet. Seriously flat. When I was a kid, I had to go to a special shoe store called (I’m not kidding) the “Junior Bootery” to be fitted for ugly practical shoes with “cookie pads” (orthotics). I hated them and wanted glamorous “jelly shoes” or slip ons. So, as I got older I...