If you think long-distance events such as marathons and ultra marathons are the only way to lose weight, you are mistaken. In fact, training for shorter events such as a 5K, equal to 3.1 miles, can ac...
Training for and competing in a triathlon is an excellent way to help you lose weight. A triathlon consists of a swim, a bike ride and a run. Participants complete each leg of the event starting with ...
Exercise is excellent for weight loss, but it is most effective when it is combined with a proper diet. If you are trying to lose weight and are exercising regularly, you may be sabotaging your weight...
You've finally made the momentous decision to complete your first 26.2 mile running event and it will certainly be one of your your greatest acheivements. But remember, between now and then most of...
So you want to run a half-marathon. Maybe you've already signed up. Maybe you've never gone further than eight or ten miles at this point and you're a little worried. Or maybe you're not worried, and ...
Has your fear of failure ever stopped you from doing something, and even convinced you that doing it would be stupid? Imagine the boost to your self esteem and your sense of accomplishment if you did ...
There seems to be so many theories about long runs during marathon training. How often should you run? How far to run? How many long runs? How fast? It is my turn to give some opinions and theories ab...
After months and months of training including long runs, tempo runs, intervals, and marathon pace runs now it is time to start getting ready for the big day. Reducing mileage and the length of intense...
After all the training, marathon day is finally here! You look out the window to see what the weather looks like, and check the local temperature. Will you meet your marathon goal? Or will you ...
Many people want to complete a marathon but some prefer to complete a half marathon first, some even want to do it as part of their marathon training. So what is the difference between training for a ...