Destination Carifta 2015

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Confidence: One Part Mental, One Part Physical

<i>Your body knows what it can do. Confidence is its way of telling you.</i><p>There are two types of confidence: mental and physical. Mental confidence is …

Six Plyometric Exercises For Runners

Switch Lunge<p>Begin in the lunge position with one foot out in front and the other behind your body. Both knees should be bent at 90-degree angles. …

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5 Unexpected Things You Can Put in Checked Bags

In an increasingly interconnected and cosmopolitan world, travel has become easier, more affordable and more desirable than ever before. Just this past year, U.S. passenger planes flew close to 750 million people to either a domestic or international destination. With an ever-growing travel …

Elite 8: Workouts Of The World’s Top Runners

Lauren Fleshman<p>Fleshman has named her favorite workout “The Standard,” because it’s a standard you can do anywhere, anytime. “It's perfect for when …

5 Post-Race Standing Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Do these 5 moves right after your race to jumpstart recovery and reduce soreness.<p>After an exhausting run or race, you might be tempted to sit or lie down.<p>But getting off your feet too soon could cause muscles and tendons to tighten up, says Chris Ramsey, D.P.T., O.C.S., a physical therapist and …

Training advice - The Running Bug

How To Choose And Use Supplements — And Why They’re Good For You

<i>Confused by nutritional supplements? Not for long.</i><p>Without a doubt, dietary supplements have widespread usage and appeal — to the tune of more than …

What You Should—And Should Not—Drink

Water<p>While there are no prohibited beverages there is one must-have beverage, and that is, of course, water. While you can get the water you need …

New "Recovery Oil" As Good As Ice Baths for Recovery

Oil works with warm instead of cold water.<p>This is a great new study, from a team at Victoria University in Australia led by PhD student James Broatch, that was published last month in <i>Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise</i>. And I sincerely apologize that it took me a whole month to notice it, …