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This Simple Tip Has Turned Me Into A Way Better Runner

A few weeks ago, I had the best run of my life. It was my once-a-week three-mile route from my NYC apartment to Washington Square Park and back. But …

Be A Fanatic About Your Running Gait And Heal Your Plantar Fasciitis

<b>I Felt Her Pain</b><p>During the August 2016 Anchor Down 24 Hour Ultra, I slowed down to make sure a limping fellow runner was OK. It was a few hours after the 7 pm start. My headlamp shined on her face and hers on mine. She had a scrape and a bruise below her left eye. She had fallen on the trail after …

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Why balance can make or break a runner

By Carolee Belkin Walker<p>Especially in the spring, it can feel as if it’s a balancing act to train for upcoming races. You’re increasing your weekly mileage at the same time you’re preparing healthy meals for your family and juggling deadlines at work.<p>Yet for runners, the idea of balance could not …

10 Things Every Woman Should Remove From Her Makeup Bag

Do you really know what's lurking inside there? 😷<p>The contents of a woman's makeup bag say a lot about her priorities when it comes to cosmetics. But one thing that <i>every</i> woman should prioritize is keeping her beauty case tidy.<p>Shattered bronzer palettes, dried-up mascara and filthy sponges won't do …

7 Cross-Training Exercises Every Runner Should be Doing

Training for a race is a great way for runners to set and reach new fitness goals. And while a steady increase in mileage is obviously one way to improve your time, many runners...

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The One Body Part You’re Not Stretching (But Should Be)

As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my desk, in my purse. I constantly feel the need to …

5 Running Mistakes Beginners Always Make

By Jennifer Cohen<p>Summertime is the perfect season to start a running program. With the sun shining, there's simply no reason tonot lace up your sneaks and hit the road. But before you get started, learn the five mistakes every beginning runner makes. And skip them!<p><b>Starting too fast</b><p>The most common …

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Do You Believe in Compression Socks?

They work best if you expect them to, study finds.<p>It's impossible to run a double-blinded study of compression socks (and many other recovery techniques, like ice baths and massage)—you always know when you're "supposed" to benefit. One way to tease out the difference between psychological and …

How Can I Run with Herniated Discs?

Once your doctor has given you the green light, here's what you should do.<p><i>Belinda asks: I have been a runner for the past few years. A few weeks ago, my back and hip started to give me pain, so I went to my chiropractor and got an MRI. I have two confirmed herniated discs. I took a few weeks off of</i> …

Watch your body language: Early signs of 7 common injuries

Tuning into the whispers of your body’s early warning signs means you can head off injuries at the earliest stage. Sidestep soreness, training …

25 Moments That Changed America

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Can Your Genes Make You Fat?

It depends on when you were born, which means genes aren't destiny.<p><i>[...] The basic idea behind it is that we each have genetic variants that put us at increased or decreased risk of getting various diseases, or that make us more or less responsive to specific treatments. If we can read someone’s</i> …

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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 …

Why Adding Weight Training to Running is Best for Weight Loss

Weight training better for keeping midsection slim; running better for keeping weight down.<p>Given the choice between going running and doing strength training, most runners will pick the former. New research has found that those who run at least in part to keep their waistline trim will benefit most …

What Type of Exercise Affects Your Immune System?

How long, rather than how hard, may determine immune response to exercise.<p>Exercise helps strengthen your immune system, but too much exercise weakens it. So what determines the sweet spot? That's the question asked by a neat new study from Neil Walsh and his colleagues at Bangor University, just …

Running Economy Affects How Much You Heat Up

Less efficient runners burn extra energy and generate more heat.<p>There's a neat new study out in the <i>Journal of Applied Physiology</i> about how fitness and running economy affect thermogulatory responses (i.e. how much you heat up and how much you sweat) during running, from Ollie Jay's group at the …

Following the 6 Step Victoria's Secret Angel Diet

When I hatched this crazy plan to transform myself into a Victoria's Secret Angel—to really see what went into the hair, the kisses blown, the toned thighs and boosted bosoms—weight loss was never my goal. I figured that it would be a happy side effect, sort of like when you get the flu. I was …

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8 Common Pains that Foam Rolling Fixes

Foam roll before each workout, and say goodbye to your aching body<p>If you use the right technique, a foam roller can act like a really good, free masseuse. "When done regularly, foam rolling unties the knots in your muscles by breaking down adhesions and helping to heal the tissue," says Mike Boyle, …

What's the Ideal Age for Marathoning?

Are top marathoners getting younger, older, or both?<p>At the 2008 Olympics, the men's marathon was won by 21-year-old Sammy Wanjiru and the women's marathon was won by 38-year-old Constantina Tomescu-Dita. That prompted a lot of talk about changes in the age considered "ideal" for fast marathoning, …

6 Ways to Fix Your Running Stride

Tweak your form to be more efficient and less injury-prone.<p>As part of a recent run analysis I got at NYSportsMed's Athlete Performance Center a few weeks ago, I had my stride and body mechanics analyzed while I ran on a treadmill. They call it the "Runner's Report Card" and it's an elite-level …

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