A blog by runners. For runners.

The benefits of “effortless” runs

The benefits of effortless runs

Running is essentially a competition against ourselves. We are always pushing to see if we can run the route faster, finish a longer course, log more miles than the week before. But very few runners will say they run for this competitive factor alone. Most enjoy running because it clears their head, it helps them […]

The benefits of long walks for runners

The benefits of long walks for runners

Much like meditation, walking forces you to slow down and allows your mind and body to move without stress. Runners may scoff at the idea of walking as “cardio” – that it’s not worth their time – but the physical and mental benefits of long – 45 minute- plus – leisurely walks cannot be overstated. […]

How meditation betters your running (and vice versa)

How running enhances your meditation and vice versa

Meditation is experiencing a bit of a renaissance at the moment. It seems everyone from corporate America to Wall Street brokers to kindergartners is practicing mindfulness. And there are plenty of reason why this age-old tradition (around since ancient times) is currently trendy and #trending. Studies show meditation may mitigate depression, improve cognitive function, and lower post-workout lactic concentration in runners – just to name […]

A guide to meditation for runners

a-guide-to-meditation-for-runers

Learning how to meditate isn’t difficult but actually meditating can be a challenge. You can meditate in a variety of ways. In this guide, we’ll give you the tools to practice a seated meditation as well as a running meditation. Regardless of the type of meditation you do, though, the most important thing to remember is the principle […]

Tips for exploring a new city through running

Explore a new city by running

There are few things that make you feel more in touch with a city’s pulse than taking a run through it. Running makes you feel like a local – not like a visitor – and it’s one of the best ways to explore a new city. When you’re running, you don’t have to worry about finding […]