Breathing Techniques for Running that Everyone Should Know

Breathing Techniques for Running
03 Mar

Are you having trouble with your breathing while running?

Even if you can’t run one mile today, I’ll show you some Breathing Techniques for Running that will improve your performance drastically in no time.  You just need to do something that most people don’t do for their entire lives: think about the way you breathe.

There are basically 2 ways of breathing: Shallow or Deep

Let’s do a quick observation experiment: Breathe in. Either your chest or your belly expands. Which one is it in your case?

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7 Quick Tips on How to Run 5K for Beginners

24 Feb
Pro Runners
By Matthew Seely / CC BY-SA4.0

After some time (maybe years or decades) without exercising, it’s quite normal to feel a little insecure about how to start over. All those thoughts getting in the way: “I might get injured…”, or “what if I give up after a couple of weeks because it’s too hard for me?, or “I’ve never been athletic, I don’t know the techniques…”.

Let’s keep it simple, okay?

Just keep in mind that virtually anyone can run.

After you have cleared the basics (as I explained on Before You Start Running 5K), you’ll only need to follow these “7 Quick Tips on How to Run 5K for Beginners“.

With them, you’ll very soon see great results on your training, and before you know it, you’ll be losing those extra inches, running up the stairs non-stop, playing ball with your kid, or whatever your goal is. Read more

3 Steps to Overcome Obstacles and Go Training

14 Feb

Man watching TV


When you are talking about our day-to-day life it’s easy to get drowned in your problems and end up not sticking to the initial plan of running 5K, feeling healthy, and getting fit. To be honest, I still experience this from time to time. And that’s why I came up with these very easy 3 steps to overcome obstacles and go training. I simply go through my routine and come up with a strategy to avoid getting caught by the bad habits, before they even happen. The key here is “anticipation”.

“Sound strategy starts with having the right goal.”
– Michael Porter

So, invest a few minutes today and take these 3 steps:

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Running with Motivation

02 Feb

There will always be soOvercoming obstaclesme obstacles during the execution of a plan. It’s the reality and we need to acknowledge it. But it’s also true that those same obstacles have already been surpassed by numerous other people that managed to keep running with motivation. So let’s take advantage of that and recharge our batteries with other successful stories.

We all have the power to achieve our goals!


“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”                                                                – Thomas A. Edison

Amazing Running Products

01 Feb

Running Kids

Please always keep in mind: running is fun and simple! I mean, look at the kids: if they’re happy, they run, if they want to play, they run, too. That’s the spirit! Let’s do basically the same thing: get up, put on our running shoes and clothes and start (after getting our physical exams done, right?). It’s that simple.

“Run often. Run long. But never outrun your joy of running.”                                                                                 – Julie Isphording

Now, if you also want to take advantage of some amazing running products that will definitely influence your experience in great ways, either by giving you more comfort and security or by improving your knowledge of the running process, then check this out!

You know that tiring and somewhat stressful experience of going through dozens and dozens of ads and stores, trying to find the most appropriate products for your needs, and stay as far as possible from those that will end up being a tragic waste of money? I do, and I’m sure you do as well.

On a quick search, Google returned to me almost 300,000 running products online!

Running Products Online

That’s why I decided to create this space to tell you the pros & cons I find in some of the millions of products available out there, and you will be able to – easily – make up your mind whether or not to buy it.

Also, if there’s a specific product you are interested in, please feel free to suggest it to me and I’ll be happy to bring it here and do some analysis. The idea is to help you in any way I can to get you going on your 5K Running Project!

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