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How To Fuel For A Morning Run

<i>Everyone is different, but there are a few simple guidelines to keep in mind.</i><p>Heading out the door to run while the sun is just beginning to peak over …

3 Ways to Increase Running Cadence for Speed | Competitor.com

<i>Work on your leg turnover by following a few simple steps.</i><p>Hit a plateau in your running?<p>Feel like you’re slogging along while others float by?<p>Want a …

Follow These 8 Treadmill Tips To Have The Best Indoor Run

I did 100% of my training runs for my first marathon on the treadmill. I have also run a full treadmill MARATHON. The treadmill was a great tool for …

How Alcohol Affects Muscle-Building

Too much booze suppresses muscle synthesis.<p>I don't imagine there are many people out there who imagine that drinking a case of beer will make you a better athlete. Still, there are lots of people who argue that it doesn't really matter either way -- that training is training and social life is …

Three Good Books on Diet and Nutrition

In an ocean of bad stuff, here's some worthwhile reading.<p>Quick reviews of three new books on diet and nutrition. Each offers something slightly different, but I think you'll detect some underlying commonalities. All are interesting and worth a look.<p>Fitzgerald is a prolific nutrition and fitness …

Protein and Muscle: The Basics

Which factors matter and which don't?<p>What's the best way to build muscle? There are plenty of ideas out there, but a review in the current issue of <i>Sports Medicine</i>, by McMaster University researcher Stuart Phillips, boils it down to the essentials. Here are a few key points:<p>- Your muscles are in a …

The Only Running App You Need

It's portable, powerful, and weatherproof. Oh, and it's free.<p>From apps to MP3 players to "smart clothing," runners today are awash in high-tech options for staying motivated and for monitoring/recording/tracking/sharing every metric imaginable, including mileage, pace, elevation, BMI, routes, heart …

Motivational Poster #79

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>The First Shoe I Really Loved: New Balance 140 V3<p>2<p>Is Heart Rate Training Right for You?<p>3<p>Usain Bolt Is Trying Out For a Pro Soccer Team<p>4<p>Just Eat the Full-Fat Dairy Already<p>5<p>The Best Obstacle Course Races You Must Try<p>A great motivational poster is 1 percent inspiration, and 99 …

2 Cycling Workouts To Improve Your Cadence | Triathlete

A “magic number” may not truly exist, but there’s a wide consensus that a consistent cadence around 90 rpm can help you avoid leg fatigue and, in …

Why I Run: Lauren Fleshman - Women's Running

Lauren Fleshman ran her first race as punishment for being late to gym class when she was 13 years old. Little did her PE teacher know, Fleshman …

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Locals' Tips For Triathlon Training In Washington, D.C. | Triathlete.com

<i>Traveling to the nation’s capital? Here are locals’ recommendations on where to swim, bike, run (and refuel!)</i><p>Washington D.C. is a hub for …

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Improve Your Posture with This One-Minute Exercise | Triathlete

Adidas to Rerelease First 'Computer' Running Shoe

First out in 1984, the Micropacer had an electronic pedometer stitched into its tongue.<p>Here's a fun experiment for next month: Go for a run wearing your GPS gadget of choice and a pair of Adidas Micropacers, and see how the two devices say about how far you supposedly ran.<p>Adidas will rerelease the …

Does Increasing Plantar Flexion Really Help Achilles Tendinitis?

Small study calls into question one piece of conventional wisdom.<p>New research might make Achilles tendinitis sufferers take a step away from one common piece of advice.<p>The study involved men walking on a treadmill barefoot and in Adidas Oregon running shoes, which have a 10-millimeter heel-to-toe …

3 Ways To Improve Your Running Technique | Competitor.com

<i>Becoming a more efficient runner is key if you want to keep advancing in the sport.</i><p>The teaching of running technique has become popular over the past …

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Best RUNootds of the Week: July 21 - July 25

Our favorite reader-submitted #RUNootds.<p>Use the hashtag #RUNootd (Run Outfit of the Day) on Instagram and Twitter to submit yours. To share your favorite running outfits with #RUNootd – or even a part of an outfit like a favorite headband or super lightweight tank – be sure to include where you got …

How to Find the Proper Sports Bra

Runner's World editor Katie Neitz demonstrates how to find the proper sports bra for you.<p>​<p>​<p>A proper fitting sports bra is key to enjoying many miles on the road free of pain and chafing. Although fiding the right sports bra might seem simple, more than 80 percent of women wear a sports bra that is …

Walk Breaks for Faster Running

No matter your running experience, slowing down (sometimes) can speed you up.<p>Seasoned runners often view walking as a sign of failure: You walk only when you can no longer run. But the truth is that periodic walking, in training and even in races, can help you run faster and better. "Walking …

Can Ginger Help You Recover from Hard Training?

Study: Ginger lowers post-workout markers of inflammation.<p>Here are two well-established findings concerning exercise and your immune system: First, moderate exercise boosts your immune system, thereby making you less susceptible to colds and other forms of sickness. Second, hard exercise, such as …

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20 Secrets to a Flat Stomach

Follow these tips to get toned, enviable abs<p>Follow these tips to get toned, enviable abs<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>It may not be a secret that the best way to a six-pack is regular exercise and a healthy diet (even if it's no diet at all), but there's a right way and wrong way to a flat …

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