Pre-running preparations

Before you go on your training run, here are some tips for your pre-run preparations: Cut your toe nails! Ohh, there is so much pain afterwards if your nails are too long and they scrape against the top of your shoe.  You sometimes get black toe nails, bruised toe nails that hurt forever until it heals,...

Headaches after running

I have severe headaches after running, is there something I’m doing wrong? I usually get headaches if I’m not wearing a hat and it’s really windy outside.   So now I always wear a hat so protect my head and my eyes.   You could also be getting headaches because you’re not...

Running cramps or side stitches

If you get side stitches, it’s usually caused by a cramp in your diaphragm, gas in the intestines, or food in the stomach.   Try these following steps to get rid of them. Eat at least 30 minutes before your run. Do a 5 minute stretch before you run. Run slower.  Take deep breaths through your...