Running And Farting, Is It Normal?

Passing gas while running can be a very embarrassing thing. According to a recent survey for the CharcoCaps brand of anti-gas products, 8% of adults find it very uncomfortable and awkward to pass gas while exercising. It seems to be something that everybody worries lots about, despite the fact that

Top Three Reasons to Wear Running Arm Sleeves

Running arm sleeves have become a common sight at races and favorite local running trails everywhere. These running sleeves became popularized by elite athletes looking for that next PR and are now used by every day athletes. There are many reasons to use running arm sleeves ranging from increasing comfort

Endurance Hour: Elliptical Trainer Vs Treadmill – Which Is The Best?

Elliptical Trainer Vs Treadmill

The elliptical trainer and the treadmill are popular cardio gym equipment. Both of which are noted for facilitating for comprehensive cardiovascular exercises. While also fast tracking the fat burning process, not to mention enhancing their users overall aerobic capacity. Nevertheless, each of these equipment can present unique benefits when compared

Endurance Hour: The Science of Marathon Running

Joe Hanson, Ph.D. is a curious group of atoms in a curious universe, and he's here to tell you how it all works. We officially live in the future, and everyone should know that it's okay to be smart! And today is all about the Science of Marathon Running. Dr.

Endurance Hour: 10 Principles of Marathon Training

The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26.219 miles, or 26 miles 385 yards), usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides (more correctly, Philippides), a messenger from the Battle of

Endurance Hour: Say Goodbye to Muscle Cramps

Endurance Hour: Say Goodbye to Muscle Cramps

Leg cramps - also know as night cramps or Charley Horse - are painful spasms that typically occur in the calf muscles. Leg cramps tend to jolt a person awake in the middle of the night, but can also strike in the daytime during physical activities such as running and

Endurance Hour: How To Run Off the Bike

How To Run Off the Bike on the Endurance Hour

When I started triathlons I never did brick runs, running immediately after biking, in training.  I did race frequently the second of training so reflecting back on that, I suppose those weekend sprint distance races were by “brick” workouts.  Brick workouts, running after the bike, will bring a different experience, so

Endurance Hour: Running Form Made Easy

Running Technique Made Easy on the Endurance Hour

One often-overlooked area of focus for new triathletes is running form. Most of us, whether new or experienced, often put a large amount of emphasis on swimming technique and either don’t know or neglect to work on proper running mechanics. Why focus on run mechanics? Because proper form: • is a critical