How to run better and other fitness tips


It’s another weekend, which means another round of fitness tips you can use from Salon. Every Saturday we bring you a selection of our fitness stories from the previous week that you might have missed. It’s packed with expert advice and smart guides that will help you take your training to the next level.

This week is no different. It’s winter and the weather gets quite cold at the end of the year. This time of year usually means two things. First of all, it’s the season for marathons and other running events. And secondly, that’s when people take stock of the past year and set new goals for the future. And this week’s articles focused on exactly those two things. Read on to find out more!

How to set your fitness goals for 2022

Ah, it’s New Year’s resolution time! We all love to do it, and most of the time we still fail to live up to our lofty ambitions. Nowhere is this more true than when it comes to fitness. We tell ourselves that we are going to work harder, eat better, be more consistent. All great goals, but then why do we fail so often?

In this great story, writer Shrenik Avlani explains to fitness enthusiasts and coaches why resolutions fail. He finds that most of the time it happens because we set the wrong goals for ourselves and therefore we are chasing the wrong dream. The best way to set a fitness goal for the New Year is to start slow and small, and set tangible goals. Read on to find out how.

Two good shoes for your daily shopping

Maybe you are a pro level runner or maybe you like to run just for fun. What is common is that you both need at least one pair of simple, versatile running shoes for your daily runs. Forget the fancy carbon-plated shoes, it’s all about familiarity and comfort.

Running enthusiast and writer, Sohini Sen has the perfect recommendations for you. She tries on two new everyday running shoes – the Adidas Ultra Boost 22 and the Asics Dynablast 2 – for a few weeks to bring you an authentic review of what works and what doesn’t.

The best exercises to improve your running technique

We have all been here before. We love to run and we think that just putting on a pair of running shoes and hitting the track is enough. And then we discover the painful way that like everything else, running correctly, with good technique, is an art. It’s something you have to work on.

As Pulasta Dhar writes in this insightful story, much of this technique depends on the physical condition of your body. And to ensure your best physical condition, you need to train. No, running is not an exercise, it is a sport. And to prepare for this sport, you need to exercise. And Dhar has just the right workouts for you. Read on to find out more!


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