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Exactly How To Use The Assisted Pullup Machine At The Gym

You'll be doing them unassisted in no time.<p>Try and try as you might, if your upper-body strength isn't quite there yet, pullups may seem completely impossible. And don't worry, you're not alone in this struggle—plenty of people have trouble with this move.<p>Enter: the assisted pullup machine, just …

13 Boxing-Inspired Cardio Moves to Get You in Serious Shape

In case you haven’t heard, boxing is all the rage right now. And for good reason—not only is it a great way to let out all your pent-up feels (and …

Learn the Dos and Don'ts of Running Your First Marathon

Marathons are already intimidating, so the more you know about training, preparation, and what to do after the race the better. If you want to run a …

Use Walking Breaks to “Run” Your First 5K Race

A five-kilometer race, or 5K, is a good goal if you’re beginning to get serious about running. But what if you’re not sure you can run five whole …

Coach Culpepper: Race-Day Nutrition Is Crucial

<i>Make sure you have a race-day nutrition plan, and practice it during your workouts.</i><p>There have been many significant advancements in the endurance …

Mallakhamb: India history's hardest sport that no one knows

As students grab their shoes from a rack and head out the door to school, Deshpande saunters to his musty office. He retreats to the yellowing books …

Don't Freak Out If You Didn't Achieve All Your Goals This Year

How many of your New Year’s Resolutions did you fulfill in 2016? Did you tick anything off your bucket list? What about that PR you’ve been chasing?<p>I …

3 Shoe Lacing Techniques To Deal With Foot Ailments

Like brushing your teeth or putting on pants, tying your running shoes is something you’ve done thousands of times—but you likely have never given …

10 Reasons To Create Your Wellness Plan For The New Year

Runners are no stranger to training plans. We choose a race and then develop with the help of a book, a coach, or on our own, a training plan to get …

Wellness

The Dilemma of Upcoming Races and Not Progressing as a Runner!

Summer hibernation is over! ADHM and SCMM are opening their registration doors… and the running community at large is hitting back the roads: the …

Marathons

I Got Faster by Breathing Better

Runner tries rhythmic breathing technique—and snags a PR.<p><i>*Editors Note: This article originally appeared on menshealth.com. It is being reprinted here with permission.</i><p>If it weren't for the pain in my legs and my quickly deteriorating coordination, I might appreciate the words of encouragement. …

25 Thoughts All Runners Have On A Group Run

While running is typically a solo sport, there are times when it can get a bit lonely and you seek out a running buddy. If that goes well, you may …

A Mid-Week Long Run Is Possible—Here's How To Do It

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Running: Speedwork for Budding Half Marathoners

<b>‘The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare’</b><p><b></b>It was as if the entire running community of NCR had taken this quote from Juma Ikangaa, …

3 Ways To Make Sure Doing Speed Work Does Not Suck

For my first two years of running, I had three speeds—slow, a little faster than slow, and <i>Wow! I can hold this pace for 30 seconds, now I want to go</i> …

Three Injuries That Plague Runners

Don't try to train through these problems—get serious about healing them.<p>At the first sign of injury, most runners have the same reaction: Ignore it and keep training. “There’s a bit of OCD with runners,” says John Ball, a chiropractor in Chandler, Ariz., who works with elite athletes like Lauren …

How Unstructured Runs Can Make You Faster

Think you’re done? Wrong.<p>Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston Marathon champion, RW contributor, and all-around running sage, once revealed the “absolute, no-doubt-in-the-world best running workout you can do.” Run 5 x 1 mile as hard as you can with 400-meter recovery jogs—and then, when you’ve finished, have …

Go Out Hard, Then Fade

Yes, it sounds like madness, but the practice builds physical and grit for race day.<p>The first time I tried the all-out fade, I threw up in the bushes. It violates everything you know about pacing: Instead of controlling your effort to maintain a pace for a certain distance, you take off at a sprint …

7 lessons Becky Wade learned while running around the world

Running often seems like the simplest sport. It's a motion our bodies perform naturally, the only gear required is a pair of shoes (if even that) and …

Three Strategies to Offset Late-Race Fatigue

When the going gets tough, try one of these tactics to finish strong.<p>Whether you’re running a long-distance event or a 5K, late-race fatigue can affect your performance. The great news is there are three simple techniques you can use to power through to the finish line:<p><b>The Head-to-Toe Inventory</b> As …

Why Your Upper Back Hurts When You Run

At the end of a long hard run, you expect your legs and lungs to be burning, but your upper back? No way.<p>Unfortunately, “it’s a very common thing,” …

Hate Running? 25 Ways to Learn to Love It

Running is boring. It’s hard. It hurts. It’s lonely. And it doesn’t give you immediate results. Right?<p>While we don’t think any of these are …

10 Basics Of Becoming A Stronger Runner

Runners set goals to become better in the sport and improve themselves. Although one of the first goals that many runners make is to be faster, a …

Marathons

How Runners Can Work on Landing Softly

Photo: Alice Peters DiffelyPhoto: Alice Peters DiffelyLand softly while running. It’s sound advice. And certainly not new. But how do you put it into …

Running

What Time of Day to Work Out?

Morning, noon or night? There are challenges - and good reasons - for each.<p>What's the best time of day to work out? That's easy. The best time of day to work out is whatever time of day you're most likely to actually get it done!<p>Whether you’re a morning person, a night owl, or someone who looks …

Morning-After Carbohydrate Levels

After an evening workout, your muscles remain depleted the next morning.<p>After a hard workout, what does it take to get your carbohydrate stores back to normal?<p>A new study from researchers at the University of Bath, published in the journal <i>Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise</i>, takes a look at one …

How Accurate Is Your Wearable’s Calorie Count?

New study compares 12 wearable devices to “gold standard” calorie measurements.<p>We used to wonder how accurate the calorie count on treadmills and ellipticals was. (The answer: not very.) Now we have more sophisticated devices that track our every move, but the question is still the same: How much …

Training in Heat to Prepare for Altitude

Study finds that hot weather and thin air trigger similar adaptations.<p>Over the last few years, heat adaptation has been one of the hottest (pun intended) topics in endurance science. Training in hot weather, according to some (but not all!) recent studies, may help you speed up when racing even in …