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The Role of Muscle Fibers In Running |

<i>Learn how to specifically target different types in your training.</i><p>Understanding the why of training and the science behind your workouts is …

Good Reasons to Love Training Through Summer | Runner's World

After the winter many of us suffered through, now you're complaining about the heat? Yes, it slows your pace--by 1.5 to 3 percent for every 10-degree jump above 55°F, in fact. And it can sap your enthusiasm. But by training through scorching temperatures, runners reap a performance boost come …


Four Ways to Enjoy Long Runs | Runner's World

Runners often havea love/hate relationship with the long run. We love the sense of accomplishment we feel when it’s over; we hate the anticipation of actually getting out there.<p>Yet it must be done: The long run is the keystone of any training program—5K to marathon. “The long run builds endurance …


STL@MIL: Carpenter singles for Cards' 10th run

STL@MIL: Wong connects for a two-run homer

STL@MIL: Cruz extends Cardinals' lead with double

STL@MIL: Peralta puts Cardinals on board with single

STL@MIL: Wainwright helps his own cause with single

STL@MIL: Jay tacks on another run with single

STL@MIL: Peralta brings home Holliday with sac fly

Adam Wainwright-led Cardinals rout Brewers as skid reaches 7

MILWAUKEE -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright knew how tough it was for the Milwaukee Brewers to play Saturday after finding out that …

What Runners Really Need to Know About Heart Health | Runner's World

<i>Dear Sports Doc,</i><p><i>I am a 24-year-old marathoner and a few weeks ago I had a weird episode when I started experiencing chest pains at mile 8 of a half marathon. My dad has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with a family history of the same condition and I have never been checked. He takes medicine to</i> …


Overcome Running's Mental Barriers | Runner's World

Often the biggest obstacle to running has nothing to do with the legs and lungs; it’s about what’s on your mind. Here’s how to clear some common mental hurdles that can keep you from getting out the door.<p>Glen Montgomery<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p><b>THE OBSTACLE:</b> <i>Working out hurts!</i><p><b>Get Over …

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Welcome back, Motte! #STLCards

Best seats in the house. #STLCards

Waino allowed only 1 hit on the way to the #STLCards’ win.

What a win! #STLCards

Childhood Obesity's Invisible Cousin: Poor Bone Development | Runner's World

Everyone knows about the child and teen obesity problem. You only have to walk into a school to see it. What you won’t notice is a serious problem lurking below the surface.<p>Research has shown that bone development increases dramatically in the early and teen years. After adolescence, it is …

Childhood Obesity

2014 Triathlete Buyer's Guide: Running Shoes

The 2014 <i>Triathlete Buyer’s Guide</i> magazine is out on newsstands now (and check out the digital version), and we’re giving you a sneak peek right here. …

3 Quick Allergy Tips Runners Can Use In Any Season

YOU COULD APP THAT<p>The pollen count can have a serious effect on your allergies. If it’s high, you may want to hit the treadmill instead of dashing …

Join the Pack | Runner's World

Running alone certainly has its perks—quiet time to think is a big one. But if you want to improve as a runner, the quickest, most fun way to do that is to run with other people. Group runners tend to run more frequently as encouragement from buddies can counter the urge to blow off a workout. …


Running Helped Her Succeed In Her Post-Graduate Career

<b>MARQUAY LEE-PEARCE</b> <b><br>AGE: 46</b> <b><br>Centerville, VA</b> <b><br>Project Manager</b><p>I grew up one of four children raised by a single mother in Chicago. We were a low-income …

Selfies Meet Sneakers | Runner's World

Customized kicks are nothing new. For more than a decade, runners have been able to pick and choose different colors for each part of Nike shoes via the company's NIKE ID platform. New Balance and Adidas have offered similar functionality for select models. But Adidas has taken the concept to a …


ARI@STL: Motte pitches for first time since 2012

ARI@STL: Wacha shuts out D-backs over six innings

ARI@STL: Jay hustles to track down a liner in center

ARI@STL: Matheny on Wacha injury, win in extras


Play = good<p>Motte’s reaction = better

Michael Wacha has bruised elbow

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha was taken out after getting struck just above the right elbow by a foul liner while sitting in …