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6 Easy Ways to Get the Respect You Want | Inc.com

Respect and leadership go hand in hand. It's a fundamental principle: To lead others, you first have to earn their respect. But it goes much deeper. Great leadership creates a climate of respect, an environment that sets high standards and supports everyone in doing their best.<p>Unfortunately, there …

Leadership

Perspective from a Coach: Life Lessons from the WMRA International Youth Cup — ATRA

<i>Written by Andrew Simmons for ATRA’s Summer 2017 Trail Times Newsletter.</i><p>As a young coach, the opportunities to learn and grow come along as …

Team USA

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Michele Norris interviewed me about my research that suggested increasing narcissism in pop music lyrics. Michele …

Why It's Nearly Impossible to Quit Racing

For the past several years, New York–based runner Greg Cass has wanted to run a marathon in under 2 hours and 30 minutes. That would be outside the feasible range of most recreational runners, but with a current personal best of 2:30:44, Cass has already come tantalizingly close. He’s still in his …

Marathons

What running really does to your body

Whether you’re a seasoned marathon runner or a rookie at pounding the pavement, understanding the physiological effects running has on your body is …

Numb

43 Tricks People Who've Run A Half Marathon Want You To Know

Don't beat yourself up about missing a day of training.<p>"Condition your body through many weeks of training before the big day. Start slow and gradually increase your distance each week until you can comfortably run more than half the distance of your marathon easily at a consistent pace." — xpeed718<p>…

Marathons

What Ultrarunner Jim Walmsley Can Teach Us About Performance

When Walmsley toes the starting line of June’s Western States 100 in Squaw Valley, Califor­nia, it will be the culmination of a year’s worth of 100-mile training weeks on the rugged terrain outside his Flagstaff, Arizona, home. In that time, the 27-year-old has also set course records at six of the …

Grand Canyon

How To Stay Fit At 70 (And Beyond)—From Kathrine Switzer, The First Woman Ever To Officially Run The Boston Marathon

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon—then open only to men. She went under the radar by signing up under the name K.V. Switzer—only to be discovered, and chased after, by the disapproving race director in a now iconic photo of the …

Marathons

How Running Makes Ramadan More Meaningful for This Muslim Runner

Going 17 hours a day without food and water doesn’t keep her from running—in fact, her training inspires and energizes her.<p>For some people, runger strikes after a mere hour or two without a snack. During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, runner Rahaf Khatib—like other followers of Islam around the …

Marathons