Today’s Solutions: July 23, 2024

Young athlete having problem with his knee during training.

Bad knees? Here are 5 cardio alternatives that are gentler than running

Keeping regular cardio-based workout sessions in your schedule is fantastic for your overall health and well-being. However, if you’ve ever experienced a knee injury, have arthritis, or if your knee joints are simply suffering from overuse, then you’ll know that running and jogging, the Read More...

Jacky Hunt-Boersma running through a mountain range in front of a blue sky.

Woman completes 104 marathons in 104 days, smashing world records

Last month, the South African amputee athlete Jacky Hunt-Broersma achieved her goal of completing 104 marathons in 104 days, setting an unofficial world record. After losing her left lower leg in 2001 to Ewing sarcoma - a rare form of cancer that affects the tissue around the bones - she found Read More...

Three women smiling while running on a bridge

Just 10 minutes of jogging is enough to improve your mental health

As little as 10 minutes of moderate jogging is enough to boost mood and brain activity. These are the findings of the latest study exploring the relationship between physical activity and mental health. Previous studies have primarily focused on cycling and its effects on our executive function. Read More...

9 Running mistakes to avoid wh

9 Running mistakes to avoid when you’re first starting

Running is a great cardiovascular workout, but launching into a running routine requires some preparation to avoid injury and frustration. Here are nine common pitfalls of beginner runners and how to avoid them. Running is your only workout Running is great for you, but it shouldn’t be your Read More...

Fitness app offers free runnin

Fitness app offers free running safety feature to all users

A 2019 Runner’s World survey found that 84 percent of women have experienced “some kind of harassment that left them feeling unsafe” while running outdoors. To address the issue of running safety, popular fitness tracking app Strava is making their location-sharing feature free for all Read More...

AI guiding system allows blind

AI guiding system allows blind runners to race independently

When blind or vision-impaired people compete in races, they usually have to be tethered to a human guide or a guide dog to help them run the course. In the near future, however, these same runners could compete independently thanks to a new artificial intelligence system from Google called Project Read More...

Running in the winter? These 6

Running in the winter? These 6 tips will help keep you safe

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, data from the fitness app Fitbit reveals that more users are opting for stress-relieving and non-gym related fitness actives, including running. If you belong to this group of runners and enjoy logging your miles outdoors, you probably noticed that it’s Read More...