Category archive for "Running 101"

OpenStreet Map
Running While Traveling

Traveling runners don’t get always enough credit for how challenging it is to run while they’re on the road. For someone who runs regularly, and travels pretty often, there’s a few things I’ve learned along the way when it comes to running while traveling.

Running Goal
SMART Running Goals

Many runners fall into the routine of running for maintenance – running to “stay fit” – but, inevitably, maintaining fitness level often means having to introduce challenges by increasing training load. Think of it as the amount of stress we undertake while preparing for a race. A great resource for understanding adaptation to exercise is […]

Vincenty's Formula
Finding the Best Running Apps

Everything you could ever want to know about choosing the best running app ultimately comes down to one thing: data integrity. Choosing a running app isn’t just about going with what’s most popular. It’s worth your while to know what goes into building a good app. It protects you in the long run from choosing apps that don’t allow you to export your data or, worse, an app that resamples your original data.

How to Start Running

Running is one of the easiest sports to pick up. It doesn’t require any special equipment, you don’t have to go to the gym, and you can do it from almost anywhere. But running requires a lot of discipline. Often, when you run, it’s just you and road. So only you can truly motivate yourself to keep going.