The questions are… why do we stretch? Is flexibility important? Are there other ways to maintain flexibility without stretching? Is stretching an effective tool for reducing injury?
Along with some helpful information that is out there, a lot of myths are circulating around which may put some people off running completely. Below, I go into five myths and why they are what they are…myths.
In the summer, we get too hot and we’re forced to slow down. In the winter, without the proper equipment, we might not even become warm enough to feel comfortable during our run. So, if you don’t have access to a treadmill use the following 10 tips to master the elements.
A quick jump on the treadmill at home might be more convenient than a 20-minute commute to the gym! The goal in this article is to show you how treadmill training can be useful and totally not “boring and stale”. So, let’s get right to it.
I’m talking about the Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE). The RPE scale is a widely used effort metric in sports and it is a simple and easy to use method of analysing an individual’s effort.
Using this technique may not be the best idea for absolute beginners, because it requires you to know and understand your bodies signs of fatigue. Usually, this only comes with time and experience.