running

Safety Tips for Runners • How to Be an Ally

First and foremost, staying safe – whether as a runner or in general – is often not something that you can control. You can make small changes in your behavior, but in reality, it is up to all of us…

Marathon Distance Facts and Training for Beginners

The marathon distance is something many runners dream of completing. For some, completing the event is enough. For others, being able to run the marathon within a certain time is their goal. Whatever the motivation, the experience of running a…

Stretches and Exercises to Treat Shin Splints

You want to get off to a flying start and hit the road full of energy and motivation. But right from the start you feel pain running up the inside of your lower leg. Most of the time, the pain…

Running Watches & Partner Apps: adidas Running Compatibility

Did you know that the adidas Running app and supports integration with various smartwatches, running watches, and can be synced to selected partner apps and training devices?Good to know:Your data is only ever shared across different apps when you have…

The Easiest Way to Calculate Heart Rate Zones

Maximum heart rate, target heart rate zone, resting heart rate: You’ve probably heard all of these terms at one point or another, but is it really clear what they mean and why they’re important?Maximum heart rate and resting heart rate…

How To Prevent and Treat Them

The worst enemy of every runner: foot blisters. They are one of the most common injuries that occur when running. A blister on your foot can really take the fun out of running, turning every step into sheer agony.How do…

How to Recycle Running Shoes

Sadly, running shoes don’t last forever. The average life of a running shoe is about 500 kilometers. After that, the cushioning wears out, and the shoes lose their ability to absorb the impact you create as you run. When that…

Exercises to Relieve Knee Pain

Does your knee hurt after a run or a bodyweight training session? There’s a good chance that you suffer from jumper’s knee (also called patellar tendonitis). What is patellar tendonitis?Patellar tendonitis – also known as jumper’s knee – is a…

Recognize and Treat 12 Symptoms of Overtraining

by Livia von der HeideIf the body is put under too much stress for an extended period of time, or it is not given sufficient time to recover, this can lead to diminished performance in the long run. In the…

What to Eat Before A Run: Advice From a Nutritionist

Whether you’re a beginning, intermediate, or marathon runner, the right sports nutrition is essential if you want to fuel your best performance. There are certainly some do’s and don’ts that can help you run faster, improve your endurance, and recover…

5 Running Mistakes to Avoid

Running in and of itself is pretty simple. However, if you have specific goals in mind for improving your performance and you want to beat your personal best at a particular race, then things start getting more complex. We have…

Run To Help End Plastic Waste

For decades we used plastic too selfishly. We wrapped our food in it, made clothes with it, took our groceries home in it, and consumed it without much regard to what it would do to our planet. As a society,…