Fast twitch vs slow twitch muscle fibers

You’ve seen this talked about fast-twitch, slow-twitch, muscle fibers, mitochondria; what the heck are we talking about? Well, I'm Jesse Funk and on today's episode of Runner's High, we're gonna figure out what the difference between fast-twitch and slow-twitch muscle fibers actually is. Whether you watch running or you have just been a runner for [...]

By |2020-10-19T10:43:45-05:00November 19th, 2020|Running|0 Comments

Is Running with FLAT FEET Dangerous?

So, you've got flat feet and you want to run, but you're wondering, is it dangerous, is it bad for me, can it hurt me? Well, I'm Jessie Funk and on today's episode of Runner's High, we're gonna address the myths and problems surrounding flat feet and running. So, let's get the basic question answered. [...]

By |2020-10-19T10:43:54-05:00November 17th, 2020|Running|0 Comments

3 Tips for Running in the Cold

If you live in a climate like me here in the Midwest, it gets cold outside in the winter. Like today, we've got freezing rain, which makes it pretty difficult to run. But aside from today's like today where it's [??? 00:12] outside and you can't run, what can you do to get the most [...]

By |2020-10-12T13:31:10-05:00November 12th, 2020|Running|0 Comments

My TOP 5 Best Recovery Options for Runners

When you're pushing the envelope of your body to be a better runner, you're doing absolutely everything you can to try to be as fast as you can, as lean as you can, as cool looking and awesome as you can be, right? You have to do everything you can to be a better runner. [...]

By |2020-10-12T13:31:19-05:00November 10th, 2020|Running|0 Comments

Who should wear Stability Shoes?

So, you're looking to get a new pair of shoes, and you've seen all these different kinds of shoes: neutral shoes, pronation shoes, supination shoes, both of which are actually stability shoes. So, you're wondering, should I be wearing stability shoes, who should be wearing stability shoes? Well, I'm Jesse Funk and on today's episode [...]

By |2020-10-05T12:26:49-05:00November 5th, 2020|Running|0 Comments

4 At Home Strength Exercises for Runners

If you're like me, you probably like to go out for a run. But you don't necessarily want to go drive to the gym to do your strength work afterwards. Or you don't want to run at the gym, drive to the gym, run there, do the strength work, come home. I like to do [...]

By |2020-10-05T12:09:22-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Running|0 Comments

Gaining weight while running

It doesn't matter whether you come to running to try to lose weight. Or if you're like me, you've been running for a long time and you seem to be gaining weight but you don't know why. Whatever the case, here on today's episode of Runner's High, we're going to deal with all the cases [...]

By |2020-09-28T12:37:53-05:00October 29th, 2020|Running|0 Comments

How much water should you drink after a run?

No matter whether it's summer, winter fall, any season will do. When you're running, you're losing a lot of water, you have to figure out how much should I be drinking when I get done? Ee actually can get this down to a relatively scientific measurement. So, that's what we're going to talk about on [...]

By |2020-09-28T12:38:02-05:00October 27th, 2020|Running|0 Comments

Should You Be a FAT ADAPTED Endurance Athlete?

There's a lot of talk right now about being a fat-adapted athlete, much like Derek Zoolander, so hot right now. But a lot of this is caught up in this kind of Zeitgeist of keto and thinking we should eliminate carbs entirely. But what if I told you this really isn't a new thing? And [...]

By |2020-09-21T10:56:13-05:00October 22nd, 2020|Running|0 Comments

Can Running Cure Depression?

There's a lot of talk about mental illness in our culture right now, which is awesome. Finally, we can kind of talk about it, try to get over a stigma that's been surrounding mental health for such a long time. We still have a ways to go. But it's awesome that we're beginning that conversation [...]

By |2020-09-21T10:56:22-05:00October 20th, 2020|Running|0 Comments