Allison Carpenter

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10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

How Exercise Changes Your Brain To Be Better At Basically Everything

Recent studies have revealed more complex and nuanced ways in which exercise activates and affects the brain.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>The brain is fundamentally a lazy piece of meat, according to neuroscientist …

How to Run for 60 Minutes | Runner's World

Tired and cranky? Use these simple ways to beat brain fatigue and run strong.<p>Even if you love working out, it’s completely normal to battle negative thinking. Here's how to get over it.<p>"Physically it felt bad, but it was so much better than the emotional pain I was feeling."<p>Swimming, rowing, and …