Tag: running

This is the reason running causes shin splints

Are you trying to give your workout routine a final push before the end of the year? 2020 was the year for running, after all, so it could be fun to test the skills you’ve picked up during a year with limited access to gyms and studios. But be careful how hard you go, as most

Your Ultimate Guide to Running and Weight Loss

Everybody knows someone who lost a lot of weight when they started running. And plenty of people know runners who went the other way, gaining weight during training. So does running help or hurt your weight loss goals? It depends on how you do it. How running helps you lose weight You can lose weight

How to live longer: Doing this exercise just once a week can increase your life expectancy

Exercise provides innumerable health benefits, all of which coalesce to increase your life expectancy by protecting against chronic health complications. According to Mayo Clinic, regular exercise can offer defence against a number of potentially life-threatening mechanisms, such as high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. Emerging evidence also suggests it may be a potent weapon

High cholesterol: Three exercises to help lower your cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy substance and is not inherently “bad”. In fact, the body needs cholesterol to build cells. However, having too much cholesterol can pose a problem. Cholesterol comes from the body from foods derived from animals. Meat, poultry and full-fat dairy products contain cholesterol, known as dietary cholesterol. These same foods are also

Scientists Just Found the Limits to Human Endurance

Endurance athletes are as superhuman as it gets, fueled by a seemingly inexhaustible energy. But a new study suggests that human endurance does have a limit — and it's likely similar for everyone. The long-term cap is about 2.5 times the body's resting metabolic rate, or 4,000 calories per day for an average person, scientists

Why You Should Rethink Your Post-Run Beer

We are right in the middle of the race season in Australia, which also coincides with the start of Spring and warmer weather. This often means that race day is followed by a post-run celebratory beer – but what effect is this really having on your body? With the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival coming up

How Running Helped This Couple Lose 84 Kilograms Together in 8 Months

Name: Kelsey Jura and Paul DaileyAge: 25 and 23Occupation: Nursing Student and 5th Grade TeacherHometown: Butte, Montana How long have you been running?We began running in February of 2017, so we are on our seventh month of running at this point in August. RELATED: 6 Reasons To Start Running What prompted you to start?We started running to supplement our healthier