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  • Running Technique: 8 Mistakes to Avoid

    Many factors inherent in training can cause an injury to occur. However, running is not only a question of adapting to a physiological stimulus, but also a biomechanical issue. That’s why learning how to improve control of running kinematics can help reduce injuries.

  • Running and Performance Anxiety

    Take two different running sessions. During the first run, you were certain to be able to reach your target. During the second run, though, you just couldn’t stop worrying about your target. Does that sound familiar? In the case of the latter, you experienced what we call performance anxiety.

  • Strength training for runners

    Scientists have demonstrated that for runners, the main benefit of strength training is improved running economy.

    Running economy corresponds to consumption of oxygen per unit of distance. Think of it much in the same way as a car’s fuel economy, in that a runner who can improve their running economy will use less energy to run a given distance.

    In this context, Running Care has deciphered for your convenience all the physiological explanations as well as instructions for implementing strength training for runners.

  • Are compression garments useful?

    Compression garments occupy an important place in the world of sports, whether it’s for their comfort, their aesthetic appeal, or their psychophysiological function. They are supposed to improve performance, reduce the risk of injury, and promote recovery—but what do they really do?

  • When Running Rhymes with Pleasure

    Running brings us great pleasure, joy, satisfaction, and pride when we manage to reach goals once thought unattainable. On the other hand, running is also synonymous with physical exertion, discomfort, and even pain and exhaustion. When we experience these kinds of negative sensations, what can we do to stay motivated?

  • Recovery: The Benefits of Cold-Water Immersion for Runners

    Water immersion has become one of the most widely used recovery methods. Three different recovery approaches are used: cold water, hot water, or contrast (hot/cold).

  • Hydration for runners, best practices

    Every runner knows that hydration is crucial to their activity: water is crucial to many of your body’s functions, and is a vital element of cellular exchange. In other words, your cells depend on water to stay healthy.