Running shoes

The Best Running Shoes for You

Having the right shoe to run with is absolutely essential. You can end up with sore or damaged feet if your footwear is uncomfortable. Worse, having the wrong running shoes can cause injury to your entire body including your shins, knees, hips, and back.  

Sabrina Wieser running along the river

How to start running again?

Has it been a while since you laced up your shoes the last time and now you are ready to start running again? Regardless of the reasons why you took a break from running (injury, stress, family, work, or a lack of motivation), it can be a challenge to get back to running after a long break. Especially when you've been out for several weeks or even months, it is important to ease back in carefully to avoid injuries and other frustrations. 

Labrador retriever Cooper outside running

7 Tips for running with your dog 

We all love having a friend to run with! Running with your dog can give you an extra sense of motivation, and you can accomplish a lot when you both get out and exercise together.   But before you strap on Fido’s leash and hit the pavement, you should consider a few things, namely, what are some safe ways to run with your dog?  

apple watch vs garmin

Apple watch vs Garmin: Which Watch is Better for Runners

Running watches are notoriously difficult to decide on. Also, when weighing your options you might - despite best intentions - go for a flashy watch that doesn’t suit your specific needs as a runner. And that bulky watch with a thousand features that you have been eyeballing might actually be the least comfortable device you have ever strapped on your wrist.

Sabrina wearing a mask for running

The best masks for running

In my area (NYC) it is only safe and respectful to others to cover your mouth and nose while you’re running near others. Running with a mask is hard. You may feel some resistance to breathing, depending on the thickness of the mask material. When your nose and mouth are fully covered there may be some limitation to the intake of air. This can cause discomfort and attenuate your running performance. 

The best gifts for runners

Guide to the best gifts for runners

A guide to finding terrific gifts for runners, including running gear, technology, medal holders, and more, created by a long-time runner!  Runners can be a little picky, especially when it comes to the gear and equipment we use while on a run. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find a perfect gift for the runner in your life!

Running in Central Park

Running in Central Park

Are you traveling to New York City and you want to head out for a run in Central Park? This guide is for you. As a local runner, I will share all my insight on running in Central Park with you. From the Central Park loop distance to the Bridle path in Central Park and a full Central Park running map. Offering both hilly and flat terrain, and a combination of surfaces, Central Park is a runner’s paradise.

Garmin running watch

What is the best Garmin Running Watch?

I left my Apple watch for a Garmin watch and ever since I'm a huge fan of the Garmin running watches. I was lucky to get to try some of their most popular models in order to review them for this article.  

Running over 50

It’s never too late: Running over 50

Running over 50? Actually I know a lot of really good runners who are over the age of 50. One good example is a runner I met on my last race in Central Park. While I was waiting in front of the bathroom at my race last Sunday, I had the chance to talk to a pretty inspiring old lady.

How to start running

How to Start Running: A Beginner’s Guide

Regardless of how fast, how far, or even how long you’ve been running, if you run you are a runner! Some of you may have been running for a long time and others are just about to start running.