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6 yoga moves runners should do to speed recovery

Whether you run a 5K a day with your girlfriends or you’re in the midst of marathon training, you probably feel it: tight hips, achy hamstrings, and …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

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Yoga for Runners

What research shows about the aerobic intensity of yoga.<p>"Runner's World Yoga for Runners" helps build strength and aids runners in their recovery.<p>A simple yoga routine loosens tight spots, strengthens weak spots, and makes you a better, less injury-prone runner.<p>This sequence focuses on your fitness …

How to Properly Fuel For Your Morning Run

We’ve heard it again and again and again—breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet for most runners, our pre-workout morning nutrition …

Marathons

The only marathon training guide you’ll ever need

The only marathon training guide you’ll ever need<p>Vivek Muthuramalingam<p>Photo: Vivek Muthuramalingam<p>Marathon training guides are plentiful, but rarely …

Here's How Tart Cherry Powder Can Reduce Soreness from Running

Running may fight heart disease, improve mood, sharpen your mind, and promote weight loss—but it can also cause inflammation that can really kill …

Half Marathon Nutrition Plan - HIGH5

<b>Nutrition is often overlooked for a half marathon. You will have put a lot into training, so why not put some effort into a basic half marathon</b> …

Your Guide To Treating & Preventing The Most Common Running Injury

If you have ever experienced pain along the inner edge of your shin — commonly referred to as "shin splints" — you know how painful this condition …

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Meet Lumo Run, the $100 sensor that will transform your workouts

For a while, fitness companies were all about putting sensors in your clothes to measure everything from your heart rate to the way your foot lands …

The 50 Most Gorgeous Running Races in America, State by State

From 5Ks to ultramarathons, these races feature scenic backdrops that will motivate and inspire you through the last mile.

8 Ways to Take Care of Your Feet After a Run

Recovery is a crucial part of every workout, but runners need to pay special attention to foot health and recovery to stay healthy and keep doing what they love.<p>In addition to the standard recovery rules that apply to every athlete (and the essential gear that goes with it), there are a handful of …

These tiny (and affordable) gizmos will make your music sound better

Up, up and away with the two new AudioQuest DragonFly digital converter/headphone amplifiers.<p>I reviewed the original AudioQuest DragonFly USB digital converter back in 2012, so I was eager to check out a couple of the latest DragonFlys, the Black ($99, £89, AU$160) and the Red ($199, £169, AU$320). …

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It's Taper Time

The final 3 weeks are the most important in any marathon-training program. Here's everything you need to know and do leading up to race day.<p>There are as many marathon-training plans as there are marathoners. So how do you know if you're following a good one? Take a look at the last 3 weeks.<p>Every …

Marathons

Samsung's Level On Pro Wireless headphones are a compelling alternative to Beats

Samsung owners get special features, but these Level Ons work well with any phone<p>For the past couple of years, Samsung has been releasing headphones and speakers under the Level brand as a clear play against Apple's Beats brand of fashion headphones and Bluetooth speakers. The Level headphones …

8 Key Yoga Poses For Runners

You already know yoga is awesome for your mind and your body. But what about using it to improve your running performance? Yoga has been around in …

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How your hips could be causing injuries

Runners with injuries frequently come to see physiotherapist Dr Brian Noehren clutching their shoes and orthotics, and telling him about the …

The Right Way to Stretch Before Exercise

For generations, gym students were taught to stretch before working out or playing games. Then the practice fell out of favor: Studies seemed to show that such ‘‘static’’ stretching (holding a pose for anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes) temporarily reduces muscular power, weakens …

Yoga for Runners

5 Poses Every Runner Can Use By: Aly Raymer | February 25, 2016<p>The benefits of yoga practice are endless. Seriously, it creates a heightened sense of …

America's 25 Greatest Half Marathons

Sedona Half Marathon, Photo: Courtesy of Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau<p>The “half” has become the race to enter these days. Last year, …

Marathons

The best gifts for runners

Gifts for runners, Christmas 2016<p>Does your loved one don skimpy clothing and then leave the house for hours on end, returning all out of breath, …

Fitness Technology

Training for a Marathon? You Need to Deload

If you're training for your first marathon, like me, or any race or competition, you're probably getting yourself to the gym and pushing yourself six days a week.<p>You're thinking if you take a break, you'll lose your mojo. You'll worry your muscles will atrophy and your body will have no memory.<p>I …

5 Activities to Boost Your Post-Run Recovery

Runners have become accustomed to incorporating a warmup routine into their training. After all, warming up is an easy way to ward off injuries and a …

The Proper Way to Fuel Before a Long Run

Once you’re running longer than normal, focus on foods that will energize your run.<p><i>Diane asks: What should I eat for breakfast before a long run? I'm training for my first marathon, and now that I'm up to 16 miles I've realized I need to eat something beforehand, but what?</i><p>Yes, it's a good idea to …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley18 hours …

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