Pronation. What does it mean? Is it important to know? Or is it simply some fancy running lingo? There’s so much to know whether you are a beginner or a seasoned runner. Fear not, as we’ll help to explain what pronation is and how it can affect your running.
Throughout the day, and even our life, stress just seems to inevitably build. For some, being cooped up at home can lead to an uptick in your stress levels. Maybe there are a ton of deadlines piling up at work or school. Or maybe your world outside has got you stressing out about life in general. Whatever the reason, the long-term effects of stress are not good for the body. According to the CDC, symptoms of long-term stress can potentially include depression, difficulty concentrating, headaches, back pains, and even stomach problems. To counter stress, here are four activities you can do to help lower your stress levels and get you back on track.
When looking down whatever run you are about to tackle, do you get a sense of excitement seeing all the open snow in front of you? There is a familiarity with the wind rushing past your face, the feel of your boots on your ski or board as you shift your weight to make that turn, a shot of adrenaline as you approach that jump, and the sound of the snow being pushed around you. That all keeps you coming back.