Morning thirst proves a reliable measure of 2% dehydration. No one doubts that proper hydration is necessary for optimal functioning. But a debate has raged in recent years about how to determine when
To avoid injury on chilly outdoor runs, warm up indoors first. You have the cold-weather gear and the mental mettle to take on a subfreezing run. But before you open the door, it's important to make sure
The group shoveled out residents of Boston's Summit Hill Avenue, site of their Friday workouts. Every Friday the November Project takes to the streets of Brookline to run hill repeats on Summit Hill Avenue,
Oct 2, 2015 It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body. Sep 23, 2015 Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race. Sep 18, 2015 Relax and let the run come out
Study suggests that a slightly fast start may pay off. There's a longstanding debate about whether even pacing in always best in long (i.e. more than about four minutes) races. Physiologically, it makes
Compared to sedentary peers, masters athletes appear to have less risk of chronic inflammation. This bit of news might not seem monumental today, but it could be of great importance over the course of
Having a consistent stride may help keep you injury-free. Last week, Scott Douglas wrote about a study suggesting that runners who alternate between different pairs of shoes are less likely to get injured.
Fast workouts maintain fitness through the holidays. When schedules get packed with holiday obligations, running frequently gets pushed off your to-do list. That's a shame because investing just a little
Tips on handling the time between fall and spring goal races. I am planning to run my seventh marathon at the end of May, 2013. I did a 25-K long run on Sunday, and am planning to build to 32-K over the
The secret to lasting motivation is burning inside you. You just have to stoke it—as these runners have—to be on your way to a lifetime of running. I signed up for the Walt Disney World Marathon in 2006,
Feeling sore and achy after your last run? When to press on and when to back off. It can make you limp down the stairs or struggle to get out of your chair. But that doesn't mean muscle soreness is all
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These moves target the muscles needed for your fastest, strongest, best trail running outings ever. Trail running enlists different muscles than road running, which creates different needs for strength.
Gentle yoga restores weary muscles. After a long run or race, your legs, back, and shoulders feel sore, achy, and tight. Practicing a few simple restorative yoga poses can help you regain range of