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Combating Sore Muscles After A Run

Table of Contents<p><i>Use these tips to make it a little easier to roll out of bed in the morning.</i><p>Muscle soreness is a normal consequence of exercise. In …

Try A Flexible Training Schedule

Real life doesn’t always agree with your oh-so-detailed training plan. No matter how perfectly crafted a schedule or workout, it’s not going to be …

A Big Kick

Use these moves to train your tired muscles (and brain) to finish strong.<p>​<p>​<p><b>A powerful finish-line kick</b> is a runner's secret weapon: Being able to turn on the afterburners in the final stretch helps you out-pace a competitor, nab a personal record, or just look heroic in your finish-line photo. But …

Workouts

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

11 Songs to Color Your Run

This bright, bold playlist will have you, well, tickled pink.<p>If you've run a 5K, you know what to expect. You run, you get your time, and you go home. You certainly don't get pelted with paintballs.<p>Right?<p>Well, lately things haven't been so black and white. Runners at color races in more than 100 …

Grand Rapids

11 Tips for Newbie Runners

Our Facebook fans share their best advice for beginner runners.<p>Welcome to our first Social Studies post! In this column, we'll share the latest trends, conversations, viral photos, video, and more, all pulled from our social media platforms on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.<p>Our first …

Marathons