8 Tips for Running Safely in the Dark

Tips to run in the dark

It’s not always easy to find time to run during daylight hours. In the winter months when the sun rises late and sets early, nine-to-fivers often discover it’s next to impossible. Whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, logging km in the dark is a reality for many runners. Continue reading 8 Tips for Running Safely in the Dark

Which Is More Important: Sleep or Exercise?

Sleep or Exercise - UA Record

It’s the crack of dawn, and the alarm goes off. Time to get in that run (or yoga class or weight session) before the day begins. Only problem? You’re really freaking tired. Which poses the question: On super sleepy mornings, is it better to crawl out of bed and get to the gym, or head back to dreamland? Continue reading Which Is More Important: Sleep or Exercise?

This Just In: New Endomondo App for Apple Watch

Endomondo app for watchOS 3

The app designed to track all your workouts meets a watch Apple describes as “designed for all the ways you move”. The new Endomondo app for Apple Watch takes advantage of an array of functionalities that watchOS 3 offers to make your workouts better on every device. Continue reading This Just In: New Endomondo App for Apple Watch

What It Takes To Break A World Record: Jussi’s Story

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Photo by: Heidi Ikäheimo

If you’ve been keeping up with our blog lately, then you’ve probably already met Jussi. On October 8th, 2016, your fellow Endomondo member broke the Guinness World Record for “fastest marathon wearing a 60-lb backpack” Continue reading What It Takes To Break A World Record: Jussi’s Story

12 Unexpected Ways to Fit Cardio Into Your Routine

Ways to fit cardio in - take the stairs

Exercise is a key contributor to health and happiness: Beyond triggering that runner’s high, it’s associated with a higher quality of life, improved health, and a better mood. But even if your day is “crazy busy,” there are still ways to get sneak some cardio into your routine. Continue reading 12 Unexpected Ways to Fit Cardio Into Your Routine

This Endomondo Hero Is Training for the Ultimate Challenge

Jussi with backpack - Marathon training

When we first met the hero of our story, Jussi, he was trekking through the cold in his native Finland on a promise he made for winning an Endomondo challenge. But his story goes way back. All the way to 2009 and to a resolution he set for himself, which marked a turning point in his life.  Continue reading This Endomondo Hero Is Training for the Ultimate Challenge

6 Tips on How to Run Long (When You’ve Never Run Long)

Runner on a long run

So many runners hit a plateau fairly early on in training — we get stuck around the 6- or 8 km mark for our longer runs and just never seem to get into volume. Sure, we can finish a 10K if we have to, but our normal runs seem to fall in that 30- to 40-minute range. Continue reading 6 Tips on How to Run Long (When You’ve Never Run Long)