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6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Get out of your own head and start taking action.<p>While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine …

Achilles Tendinitis

Oct 9, 2015<p>Check out these five demostrations to see how you can keep common injuries at bay.<p>Mar 5, 2015<p>How do five potential treatments stack up?<p>Feb 23, 2015<p>Research from BYU offers reassurances about training on inclines.<p>Oct 16, 2014<p>A peek inside your shoes might provide the answer.<p>Aug 20, …

2017 New York City Marathon Entrants By the Numbers

Applications for the world’s largest race were at an all-time high for 2017.<p>Anxious runners from around the world huddled near their phones and computers Thursday to find out if they’d been selected to run the 2017 New York City Marathon, which will take place on November 5.<p>This year, the world’s …

10 Different Ways To Eat Sweet Potatoes

As a paleo runner and food lover, sweet potatoes are my superfood of choice. The orange, white, and sometimes purple potatoes are lower on the …

Food

This Is What You Should Eat Before A Run If You're Vegan

Knowing what to eat before a run is never easy, but it's especially tough if you're vegan. On top of not knowing how to properly fuel up before a …

Can Ghirmay Ghebreslassie Upend The Conventional Wisdom Of Pro Marathoning?

Ghirmay Ghebreslassie won the NYC Marathon in 2:07:51, but what received almost as much attention as his dominance of the competition was his extreme …

17 Ways To Age-Proof Your Brain

What's good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated fat or alcohol, as well as getting enough exercise and sleeping about eight hours a night. But evidence is accumulating that a whole host of other …

The Brain

Protein for Runners 101

Not sure how much protein you need or how to get it? Here's a runner's guide to this powerful, essential nutrient.<p>It’s time for another session of Fuel School, and this time we’re heading back to the classroom for Intro to Protein 101.<p>So let’s start with the basics: Protein is an essential nutrient …

How To Taper For Your Next Marathon or Half Marathon

Translating the numbers of new research to your training.<p>New British research claims to be the first to document tapering strategies of elite middle- and long-distance runners. The results--reduce mileage, maintain speed--won’t surprise anyone who has followed tapering research in recent years.<p>But …

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Brain training doesn’t make you smarter

Be very wary of those Lumosity commercials. Scientists doubt the claims of brain training companies<p>David Z. Hambrick<p>December 4, 2014 10:00am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If you’ve spent more than about 5 minutes surfing the web, listening to the radio, or …