Posts by madwire

How to Run Faster and Longer

A runner bends down to tie his athletic shoe. Photo by Alexander Redl on Unsplash.

Every runner usually has one of two primary goals: to run faster or to run farther. Sometimes, a runner may aspire to both of these objectives. Whether you’re a distance runner, a sprinter, or an ambitious hybrid of the two, this article will give you tips on how to run at greater speeds for a…

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The Benefits of a Virtual Run

A man runs down a wooden bridge with mountains and sunshine gleaming in the distance. Photo by Fabio Comparelli on Unsplash.

There are no shortage of benefits when it comes to running. You hear endless facts and figures about its ability to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, improve circulation, boost metabolism, and enhance overall athletic ability. If you’re already a runner, great! If not, it’s never too late to start. Whether you’re a newbie or a…

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The Benefits of Running With Friends

A group of three men running in front of signage on a street.

Many runners love the sport for the solitude it affords. But what about those of us who prefer to socialize when we work out? If you’ve been feeling a little lonely during your sweat seshes, consider these benefits to running with one or more friends. You’ll Push Yourself More Running with a friend is a…

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Post-Run Recovery Tips

A man wearing a backpack and athletic apparel makes a daring jump across two blocks of concrete.

There are few better feelings than a post-run endorphin high. But there are few worse feelings than that next-day soreness! If you’re struggling to get back your feet after a hard workout, here are some tried and true tips to help you with post-run recovery.  Cool Down Rather than stopping all movement after you’ve reached…

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Everything You Need to Know About Virtual Races

A group of racers runs together in the street.

For avid racers and runners, it seems there are never enough opportunities to get involved in fun runs, especially during the colder winter months. In response to this problem, virtual races are quickly becoming one of the biggest events in fitness. Virtual races increase accessibility to running events, encourage participation from a wide spectrum of…

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