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A Dynamic Stretching Routine

Stretch safely—before you run.<p>Maybe you've heard that stretching before a run is a big mistake. Indeed, studies show that static stretching—holding a muscle in an elongated, fixed position for 30 seconds or more—could hurt performance if done before a workout (save it for after your run). But …

What's the Difference Between Fartlek, Tempo, and Interval Runs?

Here's a quick breakdown of these three major types of speed workouts.<p><i>Hi Jenny, I just read your article,</i> <i>'</i><i>What Should I Do During the Off Season</i><i>?'. Very helpful, thanks! Could you briefly explain to me the difference between fartlek, tempo, and interval runs? Thanks! Mary</i><p>Hi, Mary. Thanks for the …

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Beet Juice: How Much and When?

A new study explores the dose-response curve of the endurance booster.<p>Beet juice is the big endurance-boosting sensation of the past few years. But how much, exactly, do you need? How much does it help? When should you take it? And how long does it last? We've got questions, and a new paper in the</i> …

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11 Luxurious Traditional Kitchen Ideas

• 1 |<br>• Source: 3ddd<p>The overly textured cabinetry in a warm finish adds a warmth to the space while 4 x 4 white tiles set on the diagonal at the …

What Happens When You First Run Barefoot

Study provides more support for gradual transition to barefoot running.<p>You've probably heard that, if you're going to add barefoot running to your training, you should do so gradually. A small study out of New York adds to the evidence of why a slow transition is best for most runners.<p>In the study, …