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Watch: Meb Takes Rupp to Task, and the Moment Turns Awkward

The veteran laid out the rules of the road to the rookie.<p>While they were jockeying at the front of the pack during Saturday’s Olympic Marathon Trials, veteran marathoner Meb Keflezighi was trying to gesture and talk to Galen Rupp, who was making his marathon debut. Later, Keflezighi explained to …

A Throne of One’s Own?

A new drawing offered by the Twin Cities Marathon is flush with prizes.<p>Runners of all speeds have tales of the toilet. Marathoners, especially, fear months of training can be derailed by the inability to properly take care of business before the gun goes off. (For tips on that, see How to Make …

Sleep Hours and Injury Rates

Can you fight off injury by spending more time in bed?<p>From the "picture is worth a thousand words" department:<p>That's data from a study that monitored injury rates among 112 athletes at a junior high/high school in Los Angeles, published last year in the <i>Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics</i>. The …

Note to Drivers: I'm Sorry

A motorist in California recently apologized to a jogger. Now it's my turn.<p>Readers, it will not surprise you to learn that when a California woman nearly got hit recently while out for a run, the media labeled her a "jogger."<p>What <i>may</i> surprise you is what happened next. She got an apology.<p>As reported …

Controversy at Indoors Puts TFAA in Spotlight

Athletes union tries to survive, make an impact for its members.<p>The lingering furor over disqualifications at the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in February may have been the best thing to happen to the Track and Field Athletes Association (TFAA), the latest attempt at forging an …

A guide to the best marathon courses around the world

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>At 26.2 miles long, a marathon can be a demanding, albeit extremely rewarding …

What happens when you wear the wrong running shoes

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p><b>Finding the RIGHT running shoes for YOU</b> can be daunting task taking into consideration the …

Running Shoes

Mastering the Marathon

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>Whether you signed up on a whim, have taken that step after years of consideration, or are …

Marathons

Maintaining Exercise Regimen with Hectic Schedules

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>“I know I should exercise, but …” drum roll… prepare to be amazed as the self-deceiving …

Swimming Pools

Serious Runners – Enjoy Top Running Fitness Tests (part two)

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>As promised, we’re back with more running fitness tests. These tests are designed to help …

Marathons

How to Develop Sprinting Speed as a Distance Runner

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>Many distance runners do not do any speed work that forces them to run at maximum effort or …

5 Foods You Aren’t Eating But Should Be

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>To stay healthy, in addition to exercising, you need to include healthy foods in your diet. …

5 Tips for Improving Your Marathon Time

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>Time should not be your primary concern when training for and running your first marathon. …

Bored With Your Long Run? Get Stronger by Running Different Types of Long Runs

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>Ever since I started running 12 years ago, coaches and other runners have been drilling the …

10 vegetables to gain more stamina

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>In today’s fast paced world it is not very uncommon to feel depletion in energy levels as …

5 Long Distance Running Tips for Beginners

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>Long distance running is a very challenging thing to take up. Most successful long distance …

Training alternatives for runners

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p><b>If you’re addicted to running, then probably you wouldn’t replace your favorite sport for</b> …

Exercise

Why am I gaining weight during marathon training?

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>This is one of the most frequent questions that sports nutritionists and dietitians are …

Fitness

5 Tips for Increasing Distance Safely

Interested in writing for RunAddicts.net? Get started now!<p>Running is a process that takes time and effort. You may start out doing run/walk …

Marathons

Six Prerun Mini Meals

Tasty, satisfying foods to eat one hour (or more) before your run.<p>When you're hankering for a breakfast burrito or a BLT, prerun staples like pretzels or a banana can be a buzzkill. But downing a full meal too close to a workout can lead to stomach trouble midrun.<p>So where's the sweet spot? In a …