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is runners high a myth

is runners high a myth
  • Say Goodbye to Stress: How Running Can Help You Find Your Zen.
    “If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness, and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system.” – Kris Carr Hey there! Have you ever felt like running could be a great way to relieve stress … Read more
  • Running After 50: Can You Still Get Faster, Or Is Your Peak Behind You?
    As you get older, you may feel that the days of getting faster or more consistent are behind you.  But the truth is, age is a reality – but what matters is what you do with that reality. You may not be able to hit the same peak performance as you did in your 30s, … Read more
  • Getting Over Post Marathon Blues
    Training for a marathon is a huge commitment, and that commitment never wanes if it’s your first marathon or your 20th. Often, many runners get post-marathon blues, a sense of loss. This is hardly surprising when you consider the saying… What goes up must come down. After many weeks of training with yourself and maybe … Read more
  • Marathon Training In Heat And Humidity
     I want to share with you today some tips for marathon training in heat and humidity, especially when doing the long runs that you have to do for marathon training. Before we get into the facts around how to best do your marathon training in heat and humidity, let’s start with what should be pretty … Read more
  • Can Mental Toughness Be A Learnt Skill For A Runner?
    Mental Toughness Is When You Can Find Fuel In An Empty Tank.  A often overlooked when improving as an endurance runner. If you want to run further or faster or both, you have to train your body…But you have to build your mental resolve, be it a 5k, 10k, half marathon, or beyond… Often, part … Read more
  • Getting Older As A Runner Is A Reality. What You Do With That Reality That Matters.
    I was walking to work recently, and the sun was out, but I felt sorry for myself. Few aches, few pains, and I wondered, am I getting too old for this running malarkey? I am aware of this paradox because, I know, getting older does have its impacts. As they say… Argue reality; you know … Read more
  • Why Your Running Is Not Getting Easier And What To Do About It.
    First of all, if you would prefer to watch a video about why your running is not getting easier and what are some solutions. Pop over to my YouTube channel Silverback Runner. Running has become a part of my life. I love the feeling of being able to run freely without worrying about life or … Read more
  • Are Recovery Runs Necessary, And What Are They?
    I’ve been a runner for many years, but I’ve always been quite cynical about recovery runs, not recovery in itself. I think recovery for older runners is essential. However, I have often thought, oh well, recovery days are sitting at home, with your feet up. But over the last couple of years in my running … Read more
  • Does 80/20 Running Work
    You have more than likely heard of 80/20 training; however, you might be wondering … Will 80/20 running work for me when I am training? What Is 80/20 Running So, first of all, what actually is 80/20? Training? I mean, what does that actually mean to the average amateur runner? Well put very, very simply, … Read more
  • Are Running Watches Worth It Or Could They Be Harmful To Your Running
    Is It Worth Getting A Running Watch?  Is it worth getting a running watch? Many runners look at running watches and think, Is it worth it to me, or would I be better off without one? Well, let’s start with the good. I love my running watch its a Garmin 245 And I love running … Read more