With the increased popularity of intermittent fasting, what the ideal time is to stop eating at night has been hotly debated. For many years, R.D.s have been urging weight-loss clients to eat dinner earlier and stop snacking a few hours before bed. It seemed like a no-brainer, but researchers from Brigham Young University decided to put the theory to the test. Runner's World has the insight on this one!
A recent study found that people who reported lower levels of exercise during Covid than previous exercise habits also reported a decline in their mental health. You can read more over at Runner's World...
There are few things as frustrating as being unable to fall asleep, especially if you have a big day ahead and need your rest. In a recent YouTube video, Doctor Jo, a licensed physical therapist and doctor of physical therapy, demonstrated a simple breathing exercise that she recommends to clients, claiming it can help you drift off nice and quickly, rather than spending hours in bed, staring at the ceiling or counting sheep.
She calls it the '4-7-8' technique, and it consists of inhaling for 4 seconds, holding that breath for 7 seconds, and then exhaling for 8 seconds.
You can learn more about this technique with Runners World!
Home schooling. Constant hand washing. Social isolation. These past few months have been enough to move a Zen Buddhist to distraction. So if you’ve found your running workouts tougher than normal, that’s understandable. A new study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that just 45 minutes of stress can impair subsequent running performance.
Runner's World has the full story..
For hay fever sufferers, running in summer can be tricky. Runner's World has everything you need to know about hay fever and running, and what you can do to ensure it doesn’t affect your performance..
Its a fact that runners get injured but this isn't due to the actual running but instead it could be down to how you train or support yourself during your running. Runners World has the advice you could need..
If, like many runners out there, you're taking your workouts indoors at the moment, you'll probably be looking for some inspiration. Here, we've got a 28 day home workout plan from GB heptathlete-turned PT, Louise Hazel with Runner's World...
If cardio isn't your thing and you miss pumping those weights at the gym, how about taking a look at "The 5 Best At-Home Workout Plans" from Fitness Volt to help keep building that muscle!
If you're working from home and feel groggy in the mornings, the fix couldn't be easier! Runner's World has the help at hand...
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