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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 …

When in Rome, Run a Marathon

Want to have a great trip? Run a marathon.<p>When I decided to run the Rome Marathon, I knew my family would be supportive, but I never imagined the trip would turn into one of the best of my life.<p>Running a marathon is largely a solo challenge (to be clear, those blisters were very much mine), but I …

How to Train for a Marathon on Three Days Per Week

Are you an experienced marathon runner prone to running injuries? Here's how to get faster on fewer miles.<p><i>Hi, Jenny. I'm training for my fourth marathon, and I find that if I run more than three times per week, I get injured. Is it possible to train for a marathon and improve my time on three days</i> …

Fast Returns

Race a 5-K to reboot your routine, rev up your fitness, and have a little fun.<p>Whether you're an eager newbie or a serial marathoner, there are loads of reasons to register for a <b>5-K</b>. "If you're a beginner, targeting the distance is a great way to gain motivation and build structure into your …

Off to a Good Start

On race day, don't go out too fast—or too slow.<p>The beginning of a distance event is something to behold. Some runners—fresh from their taper and full of adrenaline—charge off at a pace that borders on reckless abandon. Not only is such a rush unnecessary, it may be counterproductive to the goal of …

Lessons Learned In Finding The Work/Life Balance | Triathlete

<i>Professional triathlete Jesse Thomas shares his experience with balancing his career with family and training in this edition of “Triathlife.”</i><p>Most of …

Clip joint: Getting the sack

From the heartbreaking to the hilarious, here are five of the greatest movie scenes involving getting the sack. Be warned, some of the clips are littered with colourful language.<p>American Beauty<p>One of Kevin Spacey's most memorable on screen moments, this scene is a master-class in how to come out on …

George Clooney slams Daniel Loeb over Sony

Actor George Clooney has criticised one of the most famous hedge fund managers on Wall Street, calling billionaire Daniel Loeb a "carpet bagger" who "knows nothing about" the film industry.<p>In an <b>interview with Deadline Hollywood</b>, Mr Clooney, 52, said Mr Loeb was trying to manipulate the film …

Sir Alex Ferguson writes an open letter about the growing strength of the English game

Sir Alex Ferguson has penned an insightful valedictory love letter to English football which will be published this week by the Premier League.<p>Ferguson stood down as <b>Manchester United</b> manager in May after 27 years and 13 <b>Premier League</b> titles, the announcement of his retirement unleashing 1.4   …

50 Awesome Quotes That Will Inspire You To Take That Risk

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/18SX0MZ<p>If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. <b>Tony Robbins</b><p>If …

5 Ways to Avoid an Injury While Training

An IRONMAN champion explains how to stay healthy while increasing your endurance<p>Paula Newby-Fraser is known as the Queen of Kona—as in, the queen of the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, which she's won a record <i>eight</i> times. So you might say that Newby-Fraser knows a thing or two …

Pros and Cons of Running Twice a Day

You don't have to be an elite athlete to divide and conquer.<p>Heading out for two runs in a single day--logging "doubles" or "two-a-days"--is standard practice among elites. But most mortals wouldn't dream of it: not enough time and too much injury risk. "There is a misconception that doubles are …

How to Break a Running Plateau

Not feeling it? Learn how to bust through common mental barriers that impede your training.<p>Stuck in a rut, caught in a slump, stalled out—whatever you want to call it, every runner eventually reaches a period where their progress levels off. “There’s no way around it, plateaus are inevitable and …

Motivation - The Running Bug

Study: Run More To Stop Injuries

<i>Running less can lead to more injuries related to running.</i><p>We are used to the idea that running causes running-specific injuries. Runners get runner’s …

David Aja and Chris Samnee win big for Marvel at the 2013 Eisner Awards

The artistic talents of David Aja and Chris Samnee where hard to ignore at the prestigious comics industry event known as the 2013 Eisner Awards …

3 Simple Ways To Add Speed And Endurance

<i>Learn the benefits of developing VO2 Max, Lactate Threshold and Running Economy.</i><p>Over the past several years, athletes have continued to defy the odds …

Patience In Training Pays Off In The End

<i>It’s not always about how hard and fast you can go in a workout.</i><p>In the vocabulary of a runner, patience is a dirty word. Runners always want to run …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

10 Marathon Day Mistakes

A marathon presents you with 26.2 miles of opportunity. Sidestep these common training and racing errors to have a great day.<p>Just hours after completing a recent marathon, I raised a bittersweet toast to a race I was already eager to forget. Training for it had cost me countless pancake breakfasts …

How to Avoid Diminishing Workout Returns

You can't get fitter than you are today by doing yesterday's workout.<p>A couple of interesting points from a new study on the aerobic benefits of interval training, published in the <i>European Journal of Applied Physiology</i> by researchers from CSU San Marcos. They had two groups of women complete 12 …

More Evidence in Favor of Plyometrics

Race performance improves after 6-week program.<p>Last year we reported on a study that found that, among a group of college track runners, those who were better at jumping had faster 5-K times. Here's more evidence in favor of building your overall athleticism: Middle- and long-distance runners who …

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Welcome to the beautiful game

A NEW football season approaches, and with it new players, overpriced replica kits and unsavoury club owners. If you are one of them, most observers …

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Runners and Eaters

Simple habits of a healthy life.<p>People who take up running (and stick to it) and people who lose pounds (and keep them off) have habits in common. Here they are:<p><b>1. Create a support network.</b><p>Make friends to meet for workouts, share victories with, and comfort through setbacks and bad races. A …

Run Your Best Doubles

Run a.m. tempos and p.m. intervals to nail race pace.<p>I thought running twice a day was hard enough—until I started training with coach Matt Centrowitz Sr. back in 2002. Every Thursday, his group ran a tempo in the a.m. and a track or hill workout in the p.m. “Super doubles” helped us practice …