Three Keys Of Staying Fit Even When You Can’t Hit The Gym

Exercise is more important than gym going. Regardless of what size or shape you are, we should all be trying to introduce a bit more fitness into our lives. Not for any body-shaming related reasons but for the simple fact that it’s a vital part of staying healthy. This doesn’t change if you don’t have the money or the time to hit the gym. Or if the gym simply isn’t a convenient place for you. You need to find the ways that you can introduce more fitness to your life. We’ll take a look at you what you need to stay fit even when you can’t hit the gym.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

Fitness At Home: Get Fit Without Leaving The House

You don’t have to sign up for the gym to get fit. After all, that can get expensive quick, and many people get bored with going after a few weeks. And that will lead to a wasted membership! In fact, one of the best places to start to achieve your fitness goals is right in your very own home. There are loads of little changes you can make to your daily routine that can help increase your fitness, and you’ll also find a lot of items around your home can be used for a workout! Here are some awesome hacks that can help you get fit without leaving the house.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

Summer is Here! 5 Ways To Keep Your Feet Protected

Summer is fully upon us, and now that the sun is shining just a little bit more, we’ll be getting outside on a regular basis. During this time, your feet are going to take a pounding. They’ll be dealing with copious amounts of walking and heat blaring down on them. It doesn’t seem like anything to worry about until you’re left with blisters and pain as the summer wears off. Here’s how to keep your feet protected this summer. 

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

5 Tips To Help Your Body Cope With A Sports Injury

It’s no secret that I’ve had multiple sports injuries; it comes with being a trail runner. Anything from a stress fractured ankle to plantar fasciitis, and the common shin splints. I’ve dealt with just about everything. With us getting into the middle of the running season, and pre-season for many other sports, I figured I’d write some tips to cope with a sports injury.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

What You Don’t Know About Pre-Workout Supplements

The number one reason anyone takes a pre-workout supplement is that they like what the supplement is claiming to do. To help you get the most out of the time you’re spending in the gym, or the most out of your run, by increasing your energy levels, muscle power, and endurance during your workout, but have you ever looked to see what’s in it? Most supplements on the market contain a mystery blend of ingredients ranging from caffeine to guarana to creatine, but do these supplements work and are they even safe to take? Here’s what you don’t know about pre-workout supplements.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

The Benefits of Foam Rolling

When it comes to how you feel post-run, do you feel okay? No real aches or pains, or at least none that are limiting your running? A question I see commonly asked is, “if I’m feeling good, why should I use a foam roller?” The benefits of foam rolling have to do with the mobility of the fascia, and here’s why that’s important.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

When Training Gets Tough

Can I be completely honest with you? This year has been awful training wise so far. I’ve been dealing with injuries back-to-back, and it’s not because I’ve been over-training… when I’ve been able to do so. I’ve logged fewer miles this running season than I did at this point last year, and I feel stronger than last year. I’ve spent close to two months in total down due to this injury, or that injury. This is when training gets tough.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

What is a Negative Split and How to Improve it

A common problem every runner works on improving when training for a race is learning the art of the negative split. After all, it’s only human nature to want to run as hard as you can for as long as you can. But if your goal is to finish strong, or at all, then it’s better to ease your way out of the gates, and then gradually pick up the pace so that you don’t crash before you reach that finish line. So here’s the answer to many runner’s questions of “what is a negative split and how to improve it.”

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

What You Need to Know About Pre-Workout Supplements

One thing that many wonder about when they start getting serious about their training, it’s supplements. Pre-workout, post-workout, metabolism boosters, lean muscle builders, etc., etc., etc. It can quickly become overwhelming, and although I don’t use supplements to help with training, I thought I’d clarify some of the misinformation out there about them to help you decide if they’re right for you. Here the rundown on what you need to know about pre-workout supplements.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

Easy Signs Your Running Form is Off

A common mistake made by newbies and the elite veterans is running with improper form. Even if you’re currently running with bad form you may not experience any problems yet, but eventually they’ll start popping up one after the other. Here are some quick and easy signs your running form is off.

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Ally Gonzales is the founder & editor-in-chief of RunningSoleGirl. Along with blogging she is also juggling attending college and majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

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