When you’re out running, look around and check out everyone else’s feet (without looking creepy). You’re bound to see a plethora of runners in traditional running shoes, one or two people wearing Vibram FiveFingers, and perhaps the occasional barefoot runner.
We all have our fair share of embarrassing moments in life, some of which may occur while you are running. You may have experienced awkward sweat patches or humiliating stumbles, or even expelled bodily fluids from a range of orifices. Just be thankful your running fails weren’t caught on camera like these guys.
Finishing a marathon is no simple feat, and to do it more than once is an awe-inspiring achievement. Some celebrities run for charity and never do it again, while others run with with a burning desire to beat their own personal best time and put another notch on their marathon belt.
The treadmill was not originally designed to be one of the greatest exercise machines of all time. From its original purposes, including churning butter and punishing convicts, no one could have foreseen it would become the king of all aerobic equipment. How did the modern treadmill wheel its way into the fitness world’s collective psyche?
We had a work experience student in at the Attendly office this week, learning about startups, entrepreneurship and coding. One of the tasks we always set our students is to write a blog post for us with a personal narrative, but remain true to our core audience of people with an active lifestyle.
Running is pretty simple when it comes to the gear you need. You’ll be using your feet 100% of the time, so you need shoes that can withstand all the foot-to-pavement impact while providing your feet with ample support. This will help you avoid injuries and run longer.
We all have different ways of coping with the challenges of running. Some turn to audio books or music, while others try to gamify the experience and pretend they’re being chased by zombies. Injecting a little humour can also go a long way, especially when pain and fatigue set in.