hiit run workout

Simple HIIT run workout for overweight beginners

Simple HIIT Run Workout for Overweight Beginners Running can be a tough sport to get into if you’re overweight or chubby. Especially when most running programs call for cross-training, resistance training, or HIIT run workouts. It’s a lot to keep up with. In other articles, we’ve discussed weight training and cross-training, in this one we’ll …

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running uphill

Why running uphill makes you a better runner

Why running uphill makes you a better runner Most runners don’t like running uphill.  Depending on the steepness of the hill, it’s extremely difficult to run uphill. But, just like anything else that is difficult, it pays off in the end. Running hills has many benefits, like building strength, speed, and confidence, and some others …

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managing weight

Why managing weight is important for overweight runners

Why managing weight is important for overweight runners As an overweight or chubby runner, you’ve probably struggled managing weight for years.  Many of us are genetically predisposed to be, whatever you want to call it, husky, thick, heavy, or chunky. It’s harder to manage weight when both the odds and your very genetic codes are …

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recommended intake of sugar

What is the recommended intake of sugar for fat runners?

What is the recommended intake of sugar for fat runners? I love sugar. Skittles, Charleston Chew’s, Swedish Fist, anything chocolate is all within my recommended intake of sugar. Or maybe there’s a more healthy sugar intake amount? Sadly, to be a healthy runner, there is a daily recommended amount of sugar. The only problem is …

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healthy lifestyle tips

5 healthy lifestyle tips for chubby people

5 healthy lifestyle tips for chubby people Healthy lifestyle tips are important to many. Especially those struggling with weight. Lifestyle is more than just exercise and diet. A healthy lifestyle includes mental health, emotional health, intellectual, spiritual health along physical health. All of these make up a healthy lifestyle.  1.Healthy lifestyle tips for intellectual health …

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hiit treadmill workout

Easy HIIT Treadmill Workout for Runners

Easy HIIT Treadmill Workout for Runners So first things first, what is HIIT? More specifically, what is a HIIT treadmill workout? It stands for high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and it’s one of the top training trends in the fitness world. Why? Because high-intensity is a shorter, faster workout that gets your heart rate pumping it makes …

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running in ketosis

Running in ketosis

Running in ketosis Chubby runners may be convinced that carbohydrates are needed to fuel their long-distance running. You’ve heard the term “carbo-load,” referring to the meal, the night before a marathon. Are carbs needed? Can a high-fat, low carb diet work? And, can you get the fuel you need when running in ketosis?  What is …

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treadmill interval training

Treadmill interval training for overweight runners

Treadmill interval training for overweight runners Running indoors on a treadmill can sometimes be a great way to change up your training during the cold winter months. I recently had a friend reach out to ask if I’d ever written an article about interval training on a treadmill. I looked back at previous posts and …

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healthy eating tips

Healthy eating tips

Healthy eating tips A running lifestyle is a healthy lifestyle. It involves many different food choices and a balanced diet or healthy eating tips.  How do you find a healthy eating plan? First, let define a healthy eating plan so that we’re on the same page. A healthy eating plan For a chubby guy like …

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preventing knee injury

Preventing knee injury

Preventing knee injury If you’ve run, walked, or jogged ever in your life, then you know knee pain. It happens to everyone at some point. Preventing knee injury is better than trying to recover.  If you get the pain you may be tempted to just pop a pill to alleviate it, but it’s only a …

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shin splints

Shin splints

Shin splints If you’ve ever run before, you’ve probably experienced shin splints. What are shin splints? Why do you get them? How do you get rid of them? Can they be prevented? All great questions will be answered in this article. What are Shin Splints? Shin splints are lower leg pain that occurs below the …

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speed work

Is speed work good for half marathon training?

Is speed work good for half marathon training? Many runners use speed work in their training routines as a powerful training tool. When done properly speed work can help transform your performance and help you blast through running plateaus. Regular sprinting at maximum exertion over a short distance can be beneficial to your endurance. Training …

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HOW TO LOSE FAT

How to lose fat

How to lose fat It seems like the term “How to lose fat” is Googled like a million times per month. The results are usually bogus tips that don’t really explain what you need to do to effectively lose weight and keep it off. The truth is that sustainable weight loss happens by making healthy changes …

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what to wear running

What to wear running

What to wear running Finding what to wear running is something that most people don’t put a lot of thought into. I had no idea. Sweatpants or cargo shorts? Mankini* or poncho? Maybe a Sombrero? Through the process of trial and error, I found the proper clothing to train for a marathon. Of course, it’s different …

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jogging

Jogging with Anchorman Ron Burgandy

Jogging with Anchorman Ron Burgandy A hilarious clip from the movie Anchorman about jogging. Jogging according to Ron Burgandy If you’ve never seen this movie, you have to check it out. It is hilarious. Will Farrell at his comedic best. The whole movie is really funny, starring Will Farrell, Christina Applegate, Steve Carrell, Paul Rudd, …

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marathon mindset

Marathon mindset

Marathon Mindset As stated in a previous post, marathon training is absolutely terrible. This is true! I don’t say that to dissuade you or discourage you in any way. I’m just “keepin it ril,” as the kids say. Just painting a picture of what you have to look forward to in the coming months. It all …

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