Julie Gray

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9 Running Myths

<b>1. You need strength to run longer or faster.</b> There is some truth in this, but the myth is in the <i>type</i> of strength you need. In ChiRunning® you need …

10 ways you're sabotaging your workout

<b>(<a href="http://dailyburn.com/life/fitness/common-workout-setbacks/?partner=cnn&mtype=5&sub_id=08182014_sabotaging&utm_source=cnn&utm_medium=cnn&utm_campaign=08182014_sabotaging&utm_content=08182014_sabotaging" target="_blank">Life by DailyBurn</a>) —</b> If you've been working out for eight plus …

Train your brain to crave healthy food - CNN.com

A superfood is easy to find in the grocery store, contains nutrients that are known to enhance longevity and has other health benefits that are backed by peer-reviewed, scientific studies. Broccoli makes the list because it's one of nature's most nutrient-dense foods, with only 30 calories per cup. …

Hate running? 25 ways to learn to love it

Running is boring. It's hard. It hurts. It's lonely. And it doesn't give you immediate results. Right?<p>While we don't think any of these are necessarily good excuses (or altogether true!), we do understand it's not always love at first run for anyone who ever decides to lace up and hit the …

Yoga poses to help you touch your toes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The inability to touch your toes is a common complaint -- and a popular excuse for avoiding yoga.<p>But you don't have to be as flexible as the performers in Cirque du Soleil to get started. In its simplest and most universal form, yoga is intended to help you feel and move better. So tying …

Run Your First (or Fastest) 10-K!

You can tackle a 6.2-mile race in seven weeks with our 10-K training plans for beginner and intermediate runners<p>Okay, you’re itching to run a race. If signing up for a 5-K wouldn’t light a fire under your butt and running a half-marathon seems like too big of a commitment, then it’s time to try a …

Become a Runner in Six Weeks: Training Plan

Burn fat with this training plan for beginners<p>Haven't run since middle school gym? No sweat. This women's workout plan, designed by fitness guru Amy Dixon, will help you build from a walk to a run. By the end, you'll be able to run 30 minutes without stopping—and you'll be showing off a rock hard …

Running for Beginners: FAQs

Run your way to a better body with these beginner tips from Runner's World<p><b>How do I get started?</b>Start walking for a length of time that feels comfortable--anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes. Once you can walk for 30 minutes easily, sprinkle 1- to 2-minute running sessions into your walking. As time goes …

6 Reasons to Start Running

It'll help you stress less, fight cancer, and boost your bones

Mindfulness for Athletes

Harnessing brain research to enhance performance.<p>Earlier this year, I wrote an article for <i>Outside</i> magazine about some neat neuroscience research from Martin Paulus's group at the University of California, San Diego. Part of the research involves using advanced brain imaging to look for differences …

New Research: Big Benefits From Running 5 Miles A Week

Study says modest mileage extends longevity, protects against heart disease.<p>An important abstract presented at the 2012 annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine attracted a lot of attention because it added fuel to the “excessive endurance exercise” hypothesis that was gathering …