Fitness Guide

Compartment Syndrome in Runners

Compartment Syndrome in Runners

Compartment syndrome, commonly known as chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) is an exercise-related condition that results in lower leg pain. CECS differs from acute compartment syndrome, which is a medical emergency that usually occurs after severe injuries or serious infections. In this context, when I say “compartment syndrome,” I am referring specifically to chronic exertional …

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Running With Peroneal Tendonitis

Running With Peroneal Tendonitis – Do Running Shoes Matter?

Peroneal tendonitis is a condition where you experience pain on the back of your lower leg due to injury or damage of one or two of the peroneal tendons. The two peroneal tendons (peroneus longus and the peroneus brevis), work in tandem to prevent the foot from excessively rolling inwards.   These tendons are also …

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Beginner’s Guide to Trail Running

Beginner’s Guide to Trail Running: Benefits, Techniques & Safety

Trail running gives runners an opportunity to break the monotony of indoor or road running while enhancing their fitness. The beautiful sceneries along the trails make your whole running experience enjoyable and satisfying. If you’re new to trail running there’re several things you need know in order to run effectively and reduce the risk of …

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Running On Asphalt

Running On Asphalt: Tips, Safety and More

Asphalt remains one of the most popular running surface. It’s technically hard to avoid asphalt surfaces because country roads, city streets and many other running paths are constructed using asphalt. If you’re searching for information about running on asphalt, you have come to the right place. In this guide, you’ll get to know more about …

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