Alex Young

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The 3 Best Core Exercises For Runners

<b>Matt Fitzgerald—</b>There are lots of core exercises out there. Doing any of them is better than doing none of them. But some are definitely better for …

What You're Probably Doing Now Is Killing You

Gretchen Reynolds is the Phys Ed columnist of <i>The New York Times</i>. Her new book, <i>The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can Exercise</i> …

Run Ransom Run

Almost a year ago, I learned of a challenge someone had put out in southern ultrarunning community. To date there was now three 100 milers that used …

The Allure Of A Resilient Retirement In Back-To-Basics Belize

Belize is the quirkiest country I know. Geographically, Belize is in Central America, yet its strongest ties are to the English-speaking Caribbean. Belize is Caribbean, Central American... and, thanks to its history as a former colony, British. Belize City's roadways are built around a system of …

“Working Hard Is a Skill You Have to Nurture”

Getting comfortable is unavoidable if there's any sort of routine in your life. As such, it's easy to become content or lazy, and as web craftsman …

7 Traits Of Mentally Tough Runners

<i>How many of the seven key traits of mentally tough runners do you have?</i><p>Do you know what makes runners mentally tough, especially when workouts or …

The Loving Story

"What astonishes in Buirski's docu is not just the quantity and quality of the black-and-white 16mm footage, but its unpressured candor, particularly …

Justice

How Much Marathon Training Do You Really Need?

The marathon is one of the most challenging events in endurance athletics. To succeed in the marathon, a runner must possess a great deal of …