It's a machine found in practically every gym around the world. The elliptical or "cross trainer" as it's sometimes named, has been around since the beginning of time! It originated from cross-country skiing as it mimics the movements you experience while skiing. Whether you already use the elliptical or want to start, we will go… Continue reading Your Guide to the Elliptical
Hey everyone! Winter has kicked in and it brings with it some challenges for exercisers. This post will explore the benefits to Winter exercise, and strategies to use to help you succeed. In nature, animals hibernate for the entire winter. We don't exactly sleep all winter, but we tend to spend less time outdoors, when… Continue reading Winter Outdoor Exercise: The Essential Guide
Have you seen people running with the vibram fingers running shoes (those funny looking ones with the individual toes) lately? In recent years they have become more popular, advocating a "minimalist" or "more natural" approch to running and encouraging people to train their feet, rather than "casting" their feet in running shoes. If you've ever… Continue reading Running Barefoot VS Running Shoes
Do you listen to music when you exercise? When I first started running, the MP3 player was just starting to become popular. Soon after the iPod released the nano, the music revoultion took over the fitness scence. Could you imagine exercising without music? Or do you avoid plugging in your headphones? In today's post we will… Continue reading Should You Exercise to Music?
Hello everyone, We hope you're having a happy and healthy week. Most of our articles up to this point have been about exercise and running. So today we decided to do a nutrition article. In todays post we will delve deeper into the big 'C' word.....Calories. It's something that comes up always on our social media… Continue reading The Calorie Counting Conundrum
Hello fellow runners, If you've been following my weekly posts, you will have seen that I had a half marathon last Sunday. The race was in Suncheon, around an hour south of our current hometown. Here's how it went down, enjoy. The Build Up The week's training leading up to the race mostly consisted of… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon #2 Report: Bittersweet
Hi everyone, hope you had a good weekend. We ran the Suncheon (Korea) 10km and Half Marathon on Sunday- posts on the race up soon! For this weeks post, we want to talk about the morning vs evening workout routine. Do you prefer to workout in the morning or the evening? Mornings We all know someone who, because… Continue reading Morning vs Evening Workouts: What’s better?