Abby Greenstein

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How Running Changed Me: Pesach Sommer

He lost 100 pounds, managed his type 2 diabetes, and became a Boston Marathoner.<p><b>NAME</b> Pesach Sommer <b><br>AGE</b> 42<b><br>OCCUPATION</b> Fund-raiser for Just One Life (justonelife.org), a nonprofit that provides counseling and support services for pregnant women.<b><br>HOMETOWN</b> Passaic, New Jersey<b><br>FAMILY</b> Married with eight …

The Sports Doc Guide to Start Running

Follow this program to start running safely and healthily.<p>This is Newbie Week at Runner’s World. In ski instructor lingo, newbies or beginners are called “never-evers” to denote those who have never strapped skis to their feet to slide down a hill. It is unlikely that someone starting a running …

Catching Kayla: Running One Step Ahead Of Multiple Sclerosis

When the starting gun sounds at Mount Tabor High School track meets, senior Kayla Montgomery from Winston-Salem, N.C., takes off.<p>The 18-year-old runner sets records, wins state titles, and next week, she's headed to nationals in New York.<p>But when Montgomery runs, her legs go totally numb. She has …

How Running Changed Me: Karen Aalto

For Karen, running became a way to lose weight and regain her sense of self.<p><b>Name:</b> Karen Aalto<p><b>Age:</b> 38<p><b>Occupation:</b> Accountant<p><b>Hometown:</b> Groveland, MA<p><b>Family:</b> My husband Jeff, son Owen (6), and golden retriever Finley (1)<p><b>What prompted you to start working out?</b><p>I had dabbled with running on and off during …

Fitness Truths: Are you running yourself fat?

Jean-Claude Vacassin, our new fitness blogger and founder of boutique London health club W10 Performance, wades into the cardio debate and reveals the best way to lose weight through running<p>BY <b>Jean-Claude Vacassin</b> | 13 March 2014<p>The issue of cardiovascular training has become a hotly debated area in …

I am too young not to run

The doctor's words -- "You won't be able to run again" -- ran through my mind, again and again.<p>It was 2003, and I had just been told I needed a hip replacement. Bad hips are common in my family, and years of sports and working as a Baltimore city police officer had taken their toll sooner than I …