7 amazing benefits of running in the morning

benefits of running in the morning

Here are a couple of questions for beginner runners who want to shake things up and start running first thing in the morning. Why do you run? Do you enjoy running? Now, I do not know if you enjoy running or not, but, probably like the rest of us, you get into a funk sometimes. And that is fine. Running has its days.

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10 best running leggings that don’t fall down

best running tights

The best running tights are the ones that don’t fall down during runs, and are usually high waisted. Don’t ever believe anything else that someone tells you about buying a specific brand. Any brand can make the best running leggings by nailing these two things down.

As a runner, I have bought a lot of running tights and leggings but, not all of them stayed up while I hit the trail.

Running while trying to pull up your pants is not graceful at all. Not only do you have to deal with tugging at your leggings, but it also messes up your pace, motivation, and running technique.

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Best running shoes for beginners (how to buy running shoes)

Best running shoes for beginners (how to buy running shoes)

So, you want to start running? Welcome to the club, you will love it here. The first step to becoming a runner is finding the best running shoes for beginners because this is what will move you from walking to running, fast.

Any runner who has racked up a few miles will tell you that plenty of times, what makes the difference between a fantastic and an awful run is usually a pair of running shoes. That is why you must learn how to buy running shoes first, before spending money on expensive shoes.

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10 thoughtful gifts for runners who have everything

unique gifts for runners who have everything

Friends, here’s a pickle. How on earth do you decide what gifts to buy for runners who have everything? Well, they might not exactly have it all figured out but, from where we’re standing, they lack not.

So, we ask ourselves again- gifts for runners who have everything, what can we buy for them that they’ll truly appreciate?

 Well, this is where I say this- I am and have been a runner for some good years, and I hang out with runners- well not always but still.

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8 running safety tips that might save your life

running safety tips for women

Here’s a real-life situation that has inspired these running safety tips, especially for female runners.

Bob Marley once said, “You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice”. These words may just have been a quote to Kelly Herron- until the day when being strong during a spine chilling ordeal, was her only choice.

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3 Reasons To Love The Color Run- The Happiest 5K on the Planet

Color Run Pretoria 2018

The Happiest 5K on the Planet was in Pretoria town, at the Rugby Club, on 21 July 2018 under the theme, Carnival Tour.  Color Run South Africa had earlier promised to roll out the grandest parade yet,  and true to its word,  the Carnival Tour Pretoria, brought with it stilt walkers, balloon shapers, music, good-natured clowning around, and colour, colour, colour.

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Asics Gel Pulse 9 Running Shoes Review

Asics Gel Pulse 9 Running Shoes review

It has been almost three months since I received brand new kicks from Asics South Africa. Since then, I have literally been gliding on the road in the Asics Gel Pulse 9.

 

The shoes have so far helped me to effortlessly hit two personal 5k bests. I have covered a distance of 45 kilometres thus far in these shoes and now feel that at this point, I can share with you a thorough review of Asics Gel Pulse 9.

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