Street smart running - One of the attractions of taking up running is that all it takes is a pair of trainers, some stretching exercises and your course lies beyond the front-door step. However, while running the streets is a cheap and very convenient way to embark on training, the very fact that they are so accessible can lead to certain safety issues arising.
Jogging stroller safety tips - Follow these simple suggestions to ensure you and your kids will have a nice and safe run when using a jogging stroller.
Running with sun protection - Cumulative exposure to the sun is a continuing challenge. A minimal running-apparel approach to running gear may feel more comfortable but the increased exposure to the sunlight increases the possibility of developing cancer. When running, the best approach is to use sunscreens and sun protectors.
Winterproof your running - Based on the accumulated experience, we have compiled a list of time-tested tips to help you be all the runner you can be this winter! Here are twelve terrific tips to make winter running a (cold) snap and keep ourselves happy, efficient, and motivated running machines throughout the long winter ahead.
How to walk on ice - Normally when we walk, our legs' ability to support our weight is split mid-stride. Walking this way on ice forces each leg to support the weight of the body at an angle that is not perpendicular to the surface of the ice, resulting in a nasty fail.
World most dangerous cities for runners and walkers - An infographic showing a handful of cities around the world, and how often their pedestrians are killed while attempting to traverse their streets. Data identifies Stockholm (Sweden) as being the safest and Atlanta (Usa/Georgia) the most dangerous.
Storm safety for runners - When you are out running on mountains trails pay attention to the weather, as it can change very quickly and it is very easy to be caught off-guard by a sudden storm - lightning and thunders, whirlwinds, and torrential rains. Here are some tips to address the most common weather-related dangers.
Preventing mosquito bites while running - If you are going to be outdoors, chances are you are going to run into a mosquito or two. Or maybe you are one of those unfortunate people who seem to attract every mosquito within a five mile radius. Either way, you don't want to get bitten, so you need an effective strategy for preventing mosquito bites while running.
Sunscreen safety rules for runners - Warmer weather, longer days, and time spent outside soaking up the sun. If you are a runner, there are dangers to spending too much time in the sun. Protecting our skin is essential to our longevity and our overall health.
Urban running safety tips for women - Run smart. Run well. Run safe. But run. Don't let fear rob you of the joy of running. Here are some street smart safety tips to follow. Running smart and running aware of your surroundings can literally save your life.
Running into polar bears - Are bear attacks a given when you run in bear country? Do polar bears stalk humans? Is there anything I can do to avoid an attack? There is much you can do, and if you follow these simple rules, you can reduce the risk of attack to virtually zero.