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

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)

Fresh New Sports to Keep You on Your Fitness Game

New Sports Endomondo App Update 16.8

We’re dedicating our latest update to the multi-sport athlete in us all. We may not all win medals for our athletic feats, but being able to practice, log, and share our favorite sports is something we all can do and get due credit for. Continue reading Fresh New Sports to Keep You on Your Fitness Game

You VS the Year: 2 Runners Share Their Experience

You VS the Year

We’re more than halfway through 2016 and it’s time to check in on our running goals. Two of our intrepid community members, Emma and Morten, have stepped up by joining “You VS the Year”—the most inspirational digital running challenge to ever unite over 1 million runners in a single goal.  Continue reading You VS the Year: 2 Runners Share Their Experience

Catching up with World Record Runner, Yvie

Yvie running at Loch Ness
Photo credit: Yvie Johnson

A few months ago, we shared a story about a courageous member of our community named Yvie who was on a mission. Well, two actually. The first: run the equivalent of twice the length of mainland Great Britain to set a World Record—running from Land’s End to John o’Groats and back. The second, and most personal, to bring awareness to mental illness through her journey. Continue reading Catching up with World Record Runner, Yvie