Running for weight loss or weight loss for running? My approach to getting back after a break

Most people think that running as an endurance sport is great for losing weight – after all almost all runners are extremely lean with BMI index below average. In fact, this is a little bit more difficult than this. Most good runners are lean because of genetic predispositions, and they tend to keep low weight […]

The principles of training by Jack Daniels

Why anyone should read about training principles? Because they are the foundation of any training program and because they are not all as intuitive and understandable as some people might think they are. Why Jack Daniels? Well, a good number of coaches has written about principles of training, but I particularly like how Jack Daniels […]

Running and injuries

The mechanics of injury in running is not usually connected with a noticeable shock or fall, but with microtraumatic loads applied to the body day after day after day. A well-balanced training program not only focuses on increasing performance, that is on running faster at longer distances, but also on how to stabilize the body […]

Why do runners need stability exercises?

There is a lot said and written about the stability exercises lately – there are many articles encouraging to this kind of exercises, but a clear description of why anyone should really do them is a rare thing to encounter. Additionally, stability exercises themselves are rather unattractive, particularly for males and they usually lose the […]

Why do you run?

Why do I really run… The question about goal is one of those most important questions that everyone should pose at the very beginning of any action and then pose it again every once in a while just to make sure that the original answers are still valid. Why do we run? – to win, […]