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Nine Surprising Ways Running Helps Your Body

You know running is healthy, but do you know all the good it does?<p><b>Grows Cartilage</b><br>Ignore the naysayers—running isn't necessarily bad for your knees. Research from Australia's Monash University suggests that the impact of running can increase cartilage production, which can safeguard your joints from …

Gear Tip: Lock Up Your Keys

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>25 Running Songs for Your Hottest Summer Workout<p>2<p>Run Fast in the New Balance FuelCell Impulse<p>3<p>Runner Grabs Competitor’s Shorts Near End of Race<p>4<p>How Allie Kieffer Fuels Her Runs<p>5<p>Smash That Wall<p>Tired of carrying bulky keys on your long run? Use this tip to lighten your load.<p>​<p>​<p>More …

Find Zen Through Running

To achieve bliss as a runner, you need to tame your “monkey mind.”<p>If you could eavesdrop on a runner's internal monologue, it might sound like this: Forgot my sunglasses. Pretty bird. Should've worn another layer. What's for dinner? Hill! New shoes feel good. Pasta? Gotta buy pasta. And olive oil. …

Going Longer: How To Train For Your First 50K

Ultrarunning isn't about seeing how fast you can go, but how far you can go.<p><i>Check out this introductory guide to ultrarunning and a beginner’s</i> …

How to Cool Down After Running and Racing

It depends on the length and intensity of your effort.<p><i>I read your "Race Day Warmup" post. Do you have a related article about cooling down? Thanks. —Mark</i><p>A solid cooldown ritual after your training runs and races is just as important to your performance and recovery as the warmup. Where the warmup …

Exercise

3 Little Tips for Better Running Form

Relax, take short steps, and be sure to warm up before each run.<p><i>I am starting to train for a half-marathon, and the more I read about proper running technique, the more confused I get. Can you enlighten me as to proper running form? Thank you. —Jennifer</i><p>Hi, Jennifer. Great news about training for …

Doing THIS With Your Partner Leads to More Sex

A new survey suggests that when couples run together, the benefits extend all the way to the bedroom<p>Want to have more sex with your guy? Just slip into something seductive…like your running shoes. Seriously: Couples that run together may have more sex, according to a recent survey conducted by …

47 Awesome Running-Inspired Tattoos

Sometimes, the best way to show of your miles is with some ink.<p>1 of 47<p>Justine Edwards<p>"I love running and baking—especially cupcakes—so I decided to combine them into one tattoo. I treated myself to the ink after turning 40 and completing a half marathon. The cupcakes get progressively larger, …

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