How to avoid (and recover from) the most common running injuries. In an ideal runner's world, every step of every mile would be 100 percent pain-free. No aches, no twinges, no lingering soreness from workout.
I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This
It may be a half marathon, but it's a full commitment. Once you decide that you're ready to train for a half marathon, here are some factors to consider. 1 of 10 Choose Your Race Once you decide that ready
There isn’t one formula for tapering that works for every runner. I’m training for my fifth marathon and looking to improve my performance. I need help on my tapering phase. I typically go into the race
Need a little variety in your mid-race fuel? Compare and try these energy powerhouses. As the number of days until race day dwindle, long runs get longer, and for good reason. During this weekend's long
Making running a habit is tough for beginners but here's how to do it to make it stick. Amanda asks: I'm training for my very first 5K and I'm having trouble sticking to my training routine. Any suggestions
Each run in a training schedule serves a specific purpose. I'm considering training for my first marathon. I have run several 5k's and one 10k and now I think I want to train for a longer race. My question
Follow these rules, and you’ll spend more time on the road and less time in rehab. AVOID THE TERRIBLE TOO’S. Doing too much, too soon, too fast is the number-one cause of running injuries. The body needs
Running better, from head to toe. Head Tilt How you hold your head is key to overall posture, which determines how efficiently you run. Let your gaze guide you. Look ahead naturally, not down at your and
The trick is to find your "Goldilocks pace"—the one that's just right. Here's how. When you first start exercising, you want to work hard enough that you’re boosting your fitness, strength, and endurance
Compartment and entrapment syndromes could be the culprit. I am going to be a freshman in high school this year, and I’ve run cross-country for four years. But, I haven't been running lately because I
Storing more energy in ankle "springs" takes extra energy, study suggests. There was a time, a few years ago, when research into footstrike and biomechanics and running shoes seemed fresh and exciting.
An IRONMAN champion explains how to stay healthy while increasing your endurance Paula Newby-Fraser is known as the Queen of Kona—as in, the queen of the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii,