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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 …

Marathons

7 Ways Runners Can Get Better Sleep

You'll run better if you invest in a good night's rest.<p><b>1. Run...</b> In a poll from the National Sleep Foundation released earlier this year, active people were more likely to report good sleep than inactive people (65 percent versus 39 percent). To guarantee an extra-great slumber, try completing a …

Sleep

Painful Thoughts

When your body pleads with you to stop, your mind can keep you going.<p>In 2006, Michelle Barton tackled California's Orange Curtain 100-K, which is 10 circuits on a 10-K out-and- back course. "It stank," says the 38- year-old from Laguna Niguel, California. "It was one of my most painful …

Pain

7 Ways to Run Like a Pro

For some, running is a fun pastime; for others, it's a tiresome necessity. But no matter where you fall on the running spectrum, if you're striving …

Fitness

These 5 Tips Will Make Running Feel Easier, We Promise

Lacing up those sneaks the first few times can feel so hard. Your muscles ache, your lungs burn, it's hard to breathe, and all you can think about is …

Strength-Training Circuit For Distance Runners

<i>These eight exercises will help improve general strength and overall body balance.</i><p>While a consistent running regimen will do a great job of …

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 …

Running

Answering These Two Questions Is The Secret To Motivation

Photo courtesy of Shuttestock.com<p><i>Article provided courtesy of ACEFitness.org</i><p>If you’re looking for the secret to enhancing your fitness motivation …

Elliptical Workouts For Injured Runners

<i>Can’t run? Replicate your workouts on an elliptical machine.</i><p>Previously, I took a look at the benefits of aqua jogging for injured runners and …

Damage Control

Feeling sore and achy after your last run? When to press on and when to back off.<p>It can make you limp down the stairs or struggle to get out of your chair. But that doesn't mean muscle soreness is all bad. "Muscles go through physical stress when we exercise, and the discomfort that stress causes …

Running to Give Back! - Women's Running

Photo courtesy of Nike<p><i>What feels better than a good run? A good run that earns money for programs designed to get people moving!</i><p>‘Tis the season for …