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Hiding in Plain Sight: the Reason for Your Post-Run Aches

How are you progressing? We hope you’re feeling fine, fresh and in full health! Of course, some aches after running are normal, but some definitely aren’t; we’re here to let you know which is which. Form is something every runner frets over, and feeling achey after your run can send your mind into overdrive. I personally spent hours as a beginner checking my form and wondering why I was still aching after my run in ways I knew weren’t normal. That was, until I found out why. It all came down to the bottom of my running shoes. For no particular reason, one day I flipped my running shoes over. What I saw would answer all of my running problems. The inside...

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The Benefits of Running Groups, and Why They’re Not Just for Beginners!

Do you prefer time alone when you run, or do you find safety in numbers? Warm summer days often encourage us to socialize, so we’ve been looking at the benefits of running groups, and they’re not just for newbies! Until recently, running was an escape sport for me - I loved to have my headphones in and just have myself to compete with. But recently, I decided to try my hand at group running. To my surprise, the group I joined was a complete mix - beginners, long-time runners, and even a couple of professionals. It made me wonder, why is running as a group so popular despite experience? Here’s what they said! Beginners The main draw for beginners is...

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How I went from Rookie to a (real) Runner

As a first time runner, there was a never-ending period of uncertainty: am I doing it right? Is this really working? What’s the proper way? Everyone told me not to worry - feeling uncertain when you start out with something new is completely normal, especially a sport. After hearing this from a lot of friends and family, I tried to ignore my insecurities and power through. But something was stopping me. I could never quite put my finger on it, I just knew that something was making me uncomfortable when I was running.  For months, I tried everything to fix this problem. I changed my running routine, I changed my diet, my route, and I even stopped running with my...

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How you should handle the heat during summer runs

How are you spending your summer? We’re loving the sun, but these heatwaves have been causing some trouble, so we’ve been looking at keeping cool during our summer runs. Summer always seemed to me like the perfect setting for a run; beautiful scenery, no chill biting at your ankles, no need for heavy running clothes… But scenery aside, it’s easy to forget the perils of running during a heatwave. Here are a few mistakes I’ve made in the past, and how to avoid them.   Timing is everything: Choose your run time carefully. You might want to take in the sunshine on a midday run, but the coolest, and safest times to run in hot weather are the early morning...

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3 unusual reasons why you'll love RunningReady

1. We put 90% of our energy into introducing the best quality products While we operate in an extremely competitive space, we realize that the only way to build a sustainable brand and business is through high-quality products people will love, and recommend. That's why we invest an enormous amount of energy into producing the best and most durable products out there.  Watch some of the video reviews we received:         2. We're providing expert running advice for free  Running coaches and (half) marathon preparation services range in their price tags. However, one thing is clear - it's very rare to find quality free running education online. We decided to change this, and provide professional running advice...

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