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101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World<p>"Stop fighting it!" That's what a fellow marathoner yelled at me years ago in the middle of a very windy out-and-back marathon. "Don't …

The Beginner's Guide To The Half Marathon

<i>Check out coach Matt Forsman’s foolproof approach for completing 13.1 miles.</i><p>Whether you’re new to running or making a comeback after a long layoff, …

3 Little Tips for Better Running Form

Relax, take short steps, and be sure to warm up before each run.<p><i>I am starting to train for a half-marathon, and the more I read about proper running technique, the more confused I get. Can you enlighten me as to proper running form? Thank you. —Jennifer</i><p>Hi, Jennifer. Great news about training for …

3 ways to sharpen your abs

Failing to add weight to abs exercises and training your core with only one movement are two of the worst mistakes you can make on your quest for a …

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Lung Power

Need more air? Deep breathing can help you run longer with less effort.<p>Just before you crest a hill or reach the end of a speed interval, your lungs go into overdrive. Your breath becomes shallow and rapid. You think if only you could pull in more air, you could surge up that hill or maintain your …