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Training advice - The Running Bug

How To Hang Clean: The Only 3 Things You Need To Know

Photo by Bev Childress<p><b>There's propaganda floating around that the hang clean is so crazy-complicated that you probably shouldn't bother with it at</b> …

Five Items to Give You a Boost

Here's the latest research on top foods and drinks.<p><b>Spinach Boosts Strength</b><br>Turns out Popeye was on to something. Spinach contains nitrates, compounds that past research shows can improve running performance by delivering more oxygen and nutrients to muscles. In a new study from the National Council …

David Wetherill with a fantastic shot at the London 2012 Paralympic Games for GB (with replay)

Brazil

The 50 best images from the sporting highlights of 2012: in pictures - Telegraph

Soccer

No More Sore Shins

Steer clear of shinsplints as you ramp up your miles.<p><b>Shinsplints</b>—those nagging aches on the inside or outside of the lower leg—are a classic symptom of running too much too soon. Runners most commonly feel pain on the inside, about three inches above the ankle, where the tibialis posterior muscle …

The Lift Doctor: Load Your Traps & Master Your RDLs

<i>Question 1:</i> <b>“What are the best exercises to blow up your traps?” -Gregory Bennett</b><p>I actually wrote about this very thing in my article 7 Ways to Crush …

Fitness

The Trick to Hamstring Rehab

Australian researchers encourage neuromuscular training.<p>After poring over decades of research, a team of scientists in Australia believes it has pinpointed the missing link in hamstring injury rehabilitation: neuromuscular training.<p>Neuromuscular training involves reactivating communication between …

Tuned In

Learn to run by feel so you can nail every mile split in a race—or a workout.<p>When it comes to pacing, top runners aren't just fast—they're also very, very consistent. Like finely calibrated metronomes, they quickly dial into a target pace and then hold it steady mile after mile. If you race, this …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …