Registering to run 26.2 miles is easy enough—it’s the training that tires out so many. Only a select few people actually have the stamina to train for months toward completing such a massive goal: Running a full marathon. But what is it like to actually train for one of these runs? We spoke with two marathon runners about the ups and downs of training for—and … Continue reading Here’s What It’s Really Like to Train For Your First Marathon
Have you ever climbed a flight or two of stairs in a rush and felt completely winded by the time you got to the top? If so, you’re not alone. No matter what kind of shape you’re in, a short climb up the stairs seems to be the one thing that gets you super out of breath. Here’s why it happens and how you can … Continue reading Here’s Why Walking up the Stairs Makes You So Damn Tired
Training for your first marathon is exciting. If you’re a runner, this is probably something you’ve been thinking about for years. But you may have heard that distance running isn’t good for you. Critics say it’s too much for the body to handle, but fans of the sport say it makes them feel more empowered than ever. We broke down the truth about distance running … Continue reading Long Distance Running: Is It Good or Bad?