This post could save your life. Running a marathon might sound straightforward. Keep running for 26.2 miles, and that’s all there is to it, right? Wrong! The physiology behind marathoning is complicated. It is also serious. Today we will cover an aspect of marathoning that directly impacts your safety.
They are the most controversial piece of running gear. Ready to be confused? Try figuring out what the best running shoes for marathon training are. I went through three brands and styles in six weeks, before finding a running shoe that worked. Two months later (just before my first marathon), I discovered that my model had been discontinued. Poor shoe salesperson. I had a serious meltdown…
Please do NOT do any of the following things: Get a pedicure while training for a marathon. Get a male pedicurist for that pedicure (no offense guys). Evoke scream from said male pedicurist with your incredibly nasty blistered and calloused runner feet. Render said talkative male pedicurist speechless when one of your sad toenails falls off and he’s forced to paint your “nub”. Follow this one tip, to prevent this scenario.
Watch a few runners cross the finish line with bloody shirts, and you’ll never run without these two items again. Ouch. Listen up! This post continues our series on the running gear every marathoner needs. Today we will discuss two of my favorite running inventions to prevent chafing from running… Continue Reading →