Why You Need Running Sunglasses

Why You Need Running Sunglasses

Every runner has a special routine before they hit the pavement. You lace your shoes, do a few dynamic stretches, and take one last sip of water. But do you remember to wear your sunscreen and sunglasses? You should, and SportRx is here to tell you why. Continue reading for 3 reasons why you need […]

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How To Train For A 5K

How To Train For A 5K

If you’ve already taken the first step and decided that you want to run a 5k—but are wondering how to begin training for it—you’re in the right spot. First thing’s first, they are a lot of fun, and you'll probably sign up for many more after you finish your first. So now all you really […]

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Running Outdoors Vs Treadmills

Running Outdoors Vs Treadmills

Unlike a lot of sports, running can be done inside and out, that's just one of the reasons why running is the best sport. Most runners have a strong preference for running outdoors vs treadmills, but there are pros and cons to each. So whether you like to brisk the air with a run outside […]

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Track Workouts for Beginners

Track Workouts for Beginners

Track workouts are great for building speed and gaging distance. The surface is much kinder your body because its made of synthetic rubber-like material. This makes running a bit sifter and springier than the road or a sidewalk. So if you're looking to up your running game, hit the track and check out these track […]

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Ever Blacked Out While Running? You're Not Alone

Ever Blacked Out While Running? You're Not Alone

It means exactly what you think it means. Blacking out while running is like any other "blackout" experience. It involves a sudden reduction of blood flow to the brain that results in a temporary loss of consciousness. So there's no surprise that this can happen to runners—but let's figure out what causes them. Read on […]

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Why Runners Should Strength Train Too

Why Runners Should Strength Train Too

In addition to yoga, most runners loathe strength training. When planning workouts for the week, the average runner only racks on the miles, tending to neglect their much-needed cross-training. More times than not, we talk ourselves out of why doing anything else but running is necessary. Fortunately (and unfortunately), every runner should strength train, too. […]

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How To Run a Fartlek

How To Run a Fartlek

First things first, you're probably wondering what the heck a "fartlek" is. No, no, no it's not a term for when runners pass gas, we're adults here...sometimes. A Fartlek is Swedish for "speed play" and when it comes to running it's a continuous training that includes interval training. Want to learn how to run a […]

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How to Get Rid of Shin Splints

How to Get Rid of Shin Splints

At any given time, if you're a runner or a dancer, you've probably dealt with shin splints. The pain comes at the worst of times and more than anything, they're annoying to deal with. Thankfully, with some rest and rehabilitation shin splints can be taken care of pretty quickly. First, let's dive into what they […]

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3 Reasons Why Runners Should Do Yoga

3 Reasons Why Runners Should Do Yoga

If there's two things most runners dislike, it's breaking in new sneakers and yoga. In the running world, it's fairly common to hear that runners don't practice yoga. They stick to running and running only. The motions come easily and the endorphins come naturally. However, what runners might not know (or do know but avoid […]

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