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We Dissected Those "Best Tips" For Running On Vacation We've All Heard—Are They Really The Best?

Not everyone has the luxury or desire to run during what should be downtime. We’ve listed our best tips for running on vacation and then weighed the …

Marathons

The 30-20-10 Workout

Photo: Scott Draper<i>This piece first appeared on Triathlete.com</i>When it comes to improving running fitness, every workout has its place in a training …

Exercise

5 Top Tricks of Trail Running

If you’ve never partaken in the hilly jaunt that combines foliage and fitness, there’s plenty of time to start. Furthermore, let’s take a quick look …

Gear We Love: May 2015

Nike Run X2<p>"The best test of a good pair of running glasses is that you barely know they’re there. You want protection from the sun (for brightness …

Roads

Everything You Need to Know About Progressing Your Long Run

When you’re just starting out with running – when a 5km is an awesome achievement – it can be hard to comprehend how it’s possible to run a half …

Marathons

Rugby Fitness and Lifestyle Features | Vitality - Telegraph

6 Tips for Running in the Rain

<b>Break Out the Neon Gear</b><br>Those wild neon running tights you love will definitely come in handy for a run on a drizzly day, says Jurek. That's because when it’s raining, it gets darker and more difficult for drivers to see you. On top of that, the slick roads make it hard for vehicles to stop quickly. …

Eating and running: what works best?

She says what you choose to eat pre- or post-run can make a difference to how comfortable your run is, how fast it is, how well you recover from it …

Nutrition

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Running

Getting the Most Out of Your Old iPhone

As the weeks pass since the debut of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, there are less opportunities to get significant money from your old devices.<p>For those of you who are now using a newest model iPhone, there is no reason to sell your older one for peanuts or shove it into a drawer. Get creative, …

Apps

WATCH: "Fancy," The Running Parody

The boys and girls cross country team at Shepherd High School in Michigan take the pop song and make it run.<p>The season is young, but the bar has been set—sky high we might add—for Cross Country Pop Song Parodies, thanks to the boys and girls cross country team at Shepherd (Michigan) High School. …

Satire

The 10 Best Carbohydrate Sources For Runners

1. Bananas<p>Because they are easy to eat and digest and are loaded with fast-acting carbohydrates (one large banana provides 31 grams of carbs), …

Why You Should Train Like A Pro

<i>How do you spend your training time?</i><p>If you want to acquire a new skill, any skill, the wisest way to proceed is to emulate the practices that are …

How to Get Better Sleep as a Runner

Catching more quality Z’s can make you a stronger, better runner.<p><i>Status Update: Late night last night. Still managed to get up at 4, knock out an 18-miler, and get the kids to school on time.</i><p><i>Status Update: Didn’t get enough sleep this week. Stayed in bed for an extra hour and skipped my run.</i><p>Let’s …

New Jersey

What's the Best Postrace Recovery Plan?

Looking for a go-to recovery plan after 10Ks, marathons, and halfs? Here's what to consider first.<p><i>I’ve been running for several years and racing 10K through marathon distances. I follow a training plan that I’m comfortable with, but I want to develop a go-to recovery plan. Can you help? Thanks,</i> …

Marathons

3 Little Tips for Better Running Form

Relax, take short steps, and be sure to warm up before each run.<p><i>I am starting to train for a half-marathon, and the more I read about proper running technique, the more confused I get. Can you enlighten me as to proper running form? Thank you. —Jennifer</i><p>Hi, Jennifer. Great news about training for …

Marathons

Running 101

Take these simple steps to become a runner.<p>For the past two years, I've been teaching a class for beginning runners at the University of Oregon. But this is no typical college course, because we spend more time running together than discussing and debating.<p>The class meets twice a week for 50 …

American College of Sports Medicine

Eat - The Running Bug

8 Ways To Become A Better Runner

1. Use Recovery Tools<p>Neely Spence-Gracey holds some fast PRs ranging from the 800m to the marathon. She’s a fierce competitor on the roads. …

Knee Strength Workout

Use these seven exercises to strengthen your hips and bring relief to your knees.

Hips

How Often Should You Run?

<i>How often should you run is one of the most important questions to consider before you start any training.</i><p>Frequency—or how often you run—is one of …

Better Squatting For Better Running | Competitor.com

<i>Learning to squat effectively teaches runners how to be better runners by addressing and improving basic athletic skills.</i><p>Irrespective of the training …

10 Tips to Master the Marathon

200-time sub-3:00 marathoner Doug Kurtis shares his secrets of success.<p>Finding a marathoner with more experience than Doug Kurtis is like locating an unoccupied porta potty five minutes before the start of a big race--it's extremely rare, if not impossible. Kurtis, 62, a writer and race director …

Marathons

Motivation - The Running Bug

The Balancing Act: Speed vs. Endurance

<i>If you mess up the training balance, go the other way—gradually.</i><p>While many runners can tend to overcomplicate training, when you get down to the bare …

8 Ways to Extend Your Long Run

How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury when running long.

Marathons

How to Train for a Marathon on Three Days Per Week

Are you an experienced marathon runner prone to running injuries? Here's how to get faster on fewer miles.<p><i>Hi, Jenny. I'm training for my fourth marathon, and I find that if I run more than three times per week, I get injured. Is it possible to train for a marathon and improve my time on three days</i> …

Marathons

How Should I Recover Post-Marathon?

Every recovery is different, but here are some strategies.<p><i>I really struggled after my last marathon. Do you have any tips for recovering post-race? I think I made a lot of mistakes, like running the next day. Thanks. —Jonathan</i><p>Don't be so hard on yourself, Jonathan. There are a host of variables …

Marathons

Band Aid

These hip exercises help cure knee pain.<p>The classic advice for runners suffering from knee pain has been to strengthen the quadriceps. However, two new studies back the growing consensus that knee issues often originate in the hips. One set of researchers found that people with patellofemoral pain …

University of Calgary