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19 Reasons Running With Boobs Is The Absolute Worst

It's like running with dumbbells... only they're attached to your chest.

4 Tips for Buying Trail Running Shoes | Competitor.com

Picking the right shoe for running off-road is a little different than picking a high-mileage trainer or a racing flat. In addition to a proper fit, …

Running

Market Watch: What 2015 Spring Shoes Have Runners Buzzing?

Henry Guzman, Owner, Flatirons Running, Boulder, Colo.<p>"Two shoes come to mind: The reemergence of the ASICS GT-3000 3, and the Hoka Challenger ATR. …

Fast After 40: Master Your Strength Training

Air Squats<p><i>These are the bodyweight version of squats, the best exercise for strengthening your quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes.</i><p><b>Instruction:</b> Stand …

How To Grow A Runner: Pistol Squats

<i>This challenging exercise demands balance and strength to execute properly.</i><p>What do carnival rides have to do with your running goals?<p>For both you …

Shoe Of The Week: Inov-8 Race Ultra 270

In the past year, Inov-8—a brand known for its low-to-the-ground minimally constructed shoes—has expanded its line of trail running shoes to include …

Shoe Talk: Skechers GOrun 4

Our latest Shoe Talk takes a closer look at the Skechers GOrun 4, which underwent a complete overhaul from its previous versions. What did our …

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury.<p><b>1. Slow your pace.</b> You'll save energy for those bonus miles by slowing your pace. You should feel comfortable and able to carry on a conversation. A good rule of thumb: Add 90 seconds to two minutes per mile to your normal pace.<p><b>2. Add miles</b> …

Marathons

Strength Training for Trail Runners

Exercises to boost your stability.<p>​<p>​<p>Many runners are eager for the change of scenery that trail running provides. But sidestepping rocks and roots and navigating twists and turns doesn’t just make for an exciting workout—it also puts your balance and strength to the test. These moves from Charlie …

Workouts

5 weight-training exercises for runners

Strength work plays a crucial role in a runner’s training. While current practice by runners and coaches is mixed, improvements in the performance of …

The Benefits of 'B' Skips

“B” Skips are a great drill to ensure that your footstrike is in the proper location relative to your body. Watch this video for the proper …

Safely Improve Your Shoulder Strength And Mobility!

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Jon-Erik Kawamoto, CSCS, CEP <b><br>Occupation:</b> Personal Trainer & Fitness Writer <b><br>Website:</b> JKConditioning.com<p>What do the bench press, …

Workouts

Weight Training Basics for Runners

<b>Despite what some people think, weight lifting and running go hand and hand.</b> For runners, strength training is a key component in boosting …

Why You Should Look at the Bottom of Your Running Shoes Right This Second

Grab your kicks and follow this step-by-step analysis to find out if you’re on the right track—or setting yourself up for injury.<p>In preparation for the New York City Marathon, I headed to NYSportsMed’s Athlete Performance Center a few weeks ago for an elite-level running analysis specifically …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Running

8 Hydration Myths Busted

Don’t get swept up in a tidal wave of hype.<p>At its basic level, hydration is simple. Feel thirsty after a run? Drink something. Heading into an epic meeting? Bring along a water bottle. Despite this simplicity, there's an ocean of misleading information out there that leaves runners confused. Eight …

Wellness

The Benefits of Altitude Training for Non-Pro Runners

It's worth it in the long run.<p>Training at altitude--that is, between 6,000 and 10,000 feet above sea level--is like legal doping, thanks to its ability to boost oxygen-carrying red blood cells. That's why Nick Symmonds headed to the mountains of Mexico this past winter, Desi Davila Linden went to …

Marathons

Hal Koerner's Ultrarunning Commandments | Outside Online

Hal Koerner manages to remain insanely competitive and also keep up a reputation as one of the happiest people on the planet. Now, the hordes of distance-running fanatics who look up to him can rejoice: the new <i>Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning</i> is <i></i>a comprehensive tome on the training, gear, …

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

Exercise

Better Pushups For Better Running | Competitor.com

<i>How you perform a pushup reveals a lot about how you run.</i><p>While many don’t consider the pushup a technical exercise, we can apply the principles of …

Keep Your Cool: Gear To Beat The Heat

Zoot Ultra Run Icefil Mesh T-Shirt<p>This lightweight running shirt is made from Icefil moisture-sensitive mesh fabric that creates a cooling effect …

Rob Krar's Ultimate Advice For Ultrarunners

<i>One of ultrarunning’s most accomplished stars shares his philosophy on long runs, strength training, improving your technical skill set and …

10 Tips to Master the Marathon

200-time sub-3:00 marathoner Doug Kurtis shares his secrets of success.<p>Finding a marathoner with more experience than Doug Kurtis is like locating an unoccupied porta potty five minutes before the start of a big race--it's extremely rare, if not impossible. Kurtis, 62, a writer and race director …

Marathons

Returning To Training After A Big Race

<i>Follow these guidelines to quickly get yourself back up to speed.</i><p>Within the first 24 hours after racing, your highest priorities in terms of recovery …

Training To Be Lean For Peak Performance

5 Ways To Keep Your Running Gear Looking New And Fresh

Running apparel isn’t cheap, so you want to keep it in the best shape for as long as possible. Here are 5 tips to keep running tops and bottoms …

First Look at New Running Shoes for 2015

<b>Altra Superior 2.0 ($110)</b><p><i>RW Brand Editor Warren Greene traveled to Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer trade show this week. He met with many shoe manufacturers to get an inside look at models that will be released early next year. Check out a few of the models you'll see on store shelves in</i> …

Shoes

Bad Fashion: Runner's Edition

1 of 12<p>After making fun of our own bad fashion, we decided to reach out to you for yours. Here are a few of theworstbest examples that you sent in.<p>If you have a photo of your unfashionable running attire that wasn't included, submit it to us <b>here</b>. We'll be adding to this slideshow in the future.<p>Text …

Los Angeles

How to Avoid All-Day Post Long Run Hunger

Several tips to replenish energy the right way following a long run.<p><i>Dear Susan-</i><p><i>I am training for my first marathon. My long run this past weekend was 18 miles. Everything is going pretty well with my training except after the long runs I find I am so hungry that I eat everything in sight all day</i> …

Nutrition