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The Best Way to Prepare for and Recover From a Marathon

Running a marathon—or even a half-marathon—is grueling, so proper preparation and recovery are key. Here’s are some tips to prepare yourself for the …

8 Running Drills That Will Make You A Better Runner

Running drills are a lot like foam rolling. They’re both good for us and should be done every time we run, yet we avoid them at all costs. (No? Just …

Marathons

What You Should Eat Before a Long Run

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Running on an empty stomach can be good for burning fat, but run for too long with nothing in your system and your body can start chomping away at those hard-earned muscles, too. Grabbing a quick snack before a run, if done correctly, can …

Marathon Training | Runner's World

So you want to run a marathon? Completing 26.2 miles is an awe-inspiring accomplishment that requires commitment and dedication and that provides many rewards, not least of which is joining the .5 percent of the U.S. population who have run a marathon. Most training plans call for 16 to 20 weeks of …

Foot Work

Strengthen the muscles in your feet and ankles to run farther–and healthier.<p>Runners' mighty quads and glutes reach long-mileage readiness well ahead of the smaller muscles in the feet and ankles. Yet this supporting cast plays a key role in achieving peak endurance. "Working the muscles in your …

Training advice - The Running Bug

How Should I Breathe When I Run?

<i>If you’re not focused on how you breathe while running, you should be.</i><p>When we head out for a run, there are plenty of things to think about: how our …

Training advice - The Running Bug

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …