Jason Knight

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Bright ideas: how to stay safe when running in the dark

Fancy taking part in night-time ultramarathons such as the 72km SaintéLyon in central France? Here are one experienced runner’s top tips<p>Do you like running around in the dark with lots of other people? Well, I may have just the race for you. It is little known outside France, but one of the oldest …

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Teaching Yourself How To Race | Page 3 of 3

Workouts That Teach You How To Race<p>Hammer Intervals<p>I first learned of hammer intervals from one of my former coaches, Scott Simmons. A “hammer” …

5 Things Runners Should Never Do After a Marathon

You just ran 26.2 miles, and sweet victory has washed over you.<p>Maybe you beat your old PR or maybe you had to walk a few times. At this point you …

Form — Coming Soon

How To Beat Marathon Muscle Cramps | Page 4 of 4

How To Address The Issue<p>Now that we understand how form deterioration can lead to marathon cramping, how do we go about addressing the issue?<p>Just …

Don't Let Marathon Training Steal Your Speed

<i>Use these tips to keep your wheels spinning when preparing for longer races.</i><p>One of the most common misconceptions amongst marathoners is that …

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than Running

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than RunningCANOTTIERI CEREA, TURIN, ITALY - 2015/11/08: The Olympic gold medallist Mahe Drysdale (NZ) in …

Fitness

20 Tips for Your First Marathon

<i>Co-authored by Tammy Tibbetts, President & Founder of She's the First</i><p>I couldn't run a mile in high school gym, but a decade later, I completed the NYC Marathon! It was one of the best, most triumphant days of my life. I'm proof that anyone can do it! It all comes down to training. Here are my tips …

Are Sol Republic's new Relays Sport Wireless headphones better than Beats' Powerbeats 2 Wireless?

Sol Republic is hoping to shake up the wireless sports headphones market with the $99 Relays Sport Wireless.<p>Sol Republic is doing something interesting with the Relays Sport Wireless, its new in-ear Bluetooth headphone. It's selling direct to consumers through a pre-order campaign on Indiegogo and …

Consumer Tech

Health Buzz: The American College of Sports Medicine Predicts the Top Fitness Trends of 2016

If you've been holding out on springing for that Fitbit or Nike FuelBand – telling yourself fitness trackers will soon go out of style – you may need …

The Proper Way to Fuel Before a Long Run

Once you’re running longer than normal, focus on foods that will energize your run.<p><i>Diane asks: What should I eat for breakfast before a long run? I'm training for my first marathon, and now that I'm up to 16 miles I've realized I need to eat something beforehand, but what?</i><p>Yes, it's a good idea to …

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7 Foods That Will Kill Your Endurance and Stamina

<b>7 Foods That Will Kill Your Endurance and Stamina</b> You've heard it before and by now you know it to be true: your body is a machine. Given the right …

Nutrition

"Be a Marathoner, or Just Train Like One" on the @oiselle blog #BirdIsTheWord

September is a fresh start. A sort of New Year. Back to school, training and goals with freshly sharpened pencils and focus. While we might not be …

Marathons

Runners, Rejoice! The Best Way to Shop For New Sneakers Is Here

Buying sneakers just got a whole lot easier thanks to the new site ShoeKicker. Called the Orbitz of running shoes, the site lists the most affordable …

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TomTom debuts new Spark line of GPS running watches with heart rate tracking and music playback

There's no longer a need to run with your smartphone. TomTom's latest GPS running watch can store up to 500 songs right on your wrist.<p>The bigger smartphones get, the harder it is to run with them. I always prefer to run with a GPS-equipped running watch, but many people still rely on their …

Wearable Tech

Security Guide Outlines Best Practices for Marathon Directors

Backed by the Department of Homeland Security, race directors release a 151-page document in response to situations like the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.<p>When a 61-year-old man died of a heart attack on the course last year during the running of the Big Sur International Marathon, race director …

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Training for a marathon? Apple Watch can help

With Autumn rapidly approaching, marathon season is almost upon us. So if you’re planning on running a race, now’s the time to ramp up your training.<p>Whether you are doing a full marathon, a half-marathon or a 10K race, here are my top 10 tips for using your Apple Watch to achieve a new personal …

Marathons

The Ultimate Guide to Fruit Smoothie Recipes

Alaska from Scratch<p>Blueberry Spinach Smoothie<p>Fruit: Blueberries, banana, strawberries<p>The best part: High in antioxidants and fiber<p>High in... Fiber, …

Healthy Eating

Refreshing and Nutritious Drink Recipes

Don't Fly Without Compression

Sponsored Content: Content straight from brands. Here are the details.<p>Stiff legs, a creaky back, and a generally grumpy attitude often accompany a …

Frequent-flyer Programs

5 Reasons Apple Headphones Are The Actual Worst

We are all victims.<p>This should sound familiar.<p>You're about to go out for a morning run, or you're waiting at the bus stop on your way to work, and you take the iPhone out of your pocket, scroll down to your favorite song and plug in the headphones that came with your device -- you're ready to rock …

Consumer Tech

Next Top Trainer, Episode 7: Can You Run a Fitness Photo Shoot?

So, Can You Run a Fitness Photo Shoot?<p>The 3 finalists face their biggest challenge yet—in the shape of a mischievous fitness model<p>Being the fitness director of the largest men's magazine brand in the world involves a lot more than knowing reps and sets—and this episode's challenge provided a novel …

Why runners should think about giving triathlon a go

If you’re constantly getting injured – or you just need to shake things up a bit – adding in cycling and swimming might just be the answer. Here’s what one runner learned from the transition<p>I’d been running for a bit. Then I tried triathlon. I was no longer pure. But it was worth it. I’m not one of …

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Motorola releases two new wireless headphones for only $59.99 and $69.99

In addition to unveiling three new flagship smartphones, Motorola is releasing two new wireless headphones to pair with the devices. Available starting today, the Moto Pulse and Moto Surround are attractive (and attractively priced) enough to lure in anyone interested in Motorola's lineup.<p>The Moto …