Are runners part of an emerging religion? - Some runners religiously partner their fitness program with nutrition. They fervently believe in quinoa and kale. They may also preach that refined white sugar is the devil in disguise, gluten is evil, and drinking soda is sinful. I have heard athletes praise the glories of Paleo diets, condemn fast food, and confess they sinned by eating cake.
Why is the half marathon so popular? - In recent years, there has been an explosion of half marathon races across the United States. Why has the half marathon increased in participation? Here are some thoughts.
Getting started with snowshoes - Snowshoeing is probably the easiest snow sport to learn, and can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. You can take a leisurely walk through the park, explore some remote backcountry or pick up the pace and jog for a great winter workout. Here are some advices on how to get you started.
How to run more and spend less - You run to feel free. You run to release stress. You run to simplify. How much are you willing to pay to run? Many spend thousands, even though running can be one of the most affordable sports. Spending more means working more. Working more means running less.
Proteins and runners - Protein is a popular topic among both casual exercisers and competitive athletes, many of whom are confused about how much protein they need, when they should eat it, and the best kinds of protein to choose. This article answers some of the questions active people commonly ask about protein in a sports diet.