Running with My Demons

By Jim Bixler | All things running Checkout my blog at: http://www.runningwithmydemons.com/

The 20-Minute Morning Routine Guaranteed to Make Your Day Better

Medications, meditations, or chugging coffee not required.<p>Today sucked. You felt tense, stressed, and sulky.<p>Want tomorrow to be different? Want to be in a better mood the whole day? It's easy: Work out early, for about 20 minutes, before you start your day.<p>You probably already know that exercise is …

Exercise

Thru Running New York’s Long Path

Introduction<p>Come visit New York City, one of the biggest and busiest metropolitan areas in the world. Now hop in a taxi and ask the driver to take …

North America

Training and the Art of Stress Management

The body doesn’t know miles. It knows stress. Adjust your training based on stress and don’t mimic the training of someone living a different …

Health

What Makes a Trail Runner?

Forget mandatory sufferfests and distance obligations. Becoming a trail runner requires only one thing: a love for exploration.<p>The other day, a …

Outdoors

The Right Way to Fall

Rare is the individual who hasn’t tripped over a pet or uneven pavement, tumbled off a bike, slipped on ice or maybe wiped out skiing or skating.<p>Some get injured, while others go unhurt — often claiming it’s because they knew how to fall.<p>According to paratroopers, stunt professionals, physical …

Yoga

Want to Run Fast? Listen to Your Gut

Prior to winning her third consecutive New York City Marathon—in a performance so dominant the <i>New York Times</i> called it “an extraordinary race of one”—Mary Keitany of Kenya was asked about her training during a prerace press conference:<p><b>How many miles or kilometers a week are you running?</b><br>Keitany: Per …

Marathons

What to do when running becomes a chore

Runners tend to be a dedicated — some might even say obsessed — group. Come any type of weather or under just about any circumstance, they will find a way to get out and log their miles. But even the most dedicated runner faces a mental roadblock once in a while, a lack of motivation that threatens …

Marathons

The Five-Day Running Week

Running-related injuries are insidious little devils. You’re flying along, feeling like a Greek god. Then, you suddenly feel a small pain. Confident …

Marathons

Marathon Investigator Derek Murphy Reveals How He Catches Cheaters

After a big marathon, Derek Murphy sits down with his laptop in his western Ohio living room and gets to work, pulling up the online results and looking for red flags.<p>Like half a million other Americans, the 46-year-old business analyst used to run marathons himself but he slacked off after …

Marathons

A Beginner's Guide to Foam Rolling

David Roche January 09, 2017 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS 9<p>Run faster while staying injury-free<p>When I first started running in college, I was a 200-pound …

7 Ways My Dog is a Better Runner Than Me

With zillions of marathons and ultras under my belt and PRs long behind me, there are days—especially when the weather is less than perfect and I’m …

Running

How I'm Training for a 100K Ultramarathon with a Newborn

<b>The more you run, the better runner you’ll become.</b><p>If I had to declare one truth to running, that would probably be it. (As I’ve discussed before, …

How Trail Running Helped This Runner Explore a World Outside

On Aug. 18, her 32nd birthday, Shadia Nagati completed the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from Mexico to Canada by fastpacking, a blend of light running …

Trail Running

The Essence of Adventure

Saturday, Sept. 9, 2000 dawned clear and brisk in the mountains of southern Colorado. I was one of 1,000 runners converging on Main Street in the …

Trail Running

New NYRR RUNCENTER is Home Away from Home for Runners

<i>(c) 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved, Photos: Courtesy of NYRR</i><p>New York City runners have a new home away from home at the NYRR RUNCENTER …

New Balance

How to Run: Running with proper biomechanics

The simple question of how do you run is largely unanswered in the running community. You have a bunch of pseudo-guru styles like Pose or Chi, but …

The A-Z of ultra running

January 12, 2017 Comments (0) All Posts, Tips & Inspiration<p>The popularity of ultra running continues to rise. Once upon a time the aspiration for …

Everything You Wanted to Know About Stretching - Under Armour

For decades we were told to stretch and touch our toes before working out. Then, that was rejected for fear of causing injuries and decreasing …

Exercise

Why you should never ever date a runner

<i>We runners are lovely people but you seriously should think twice before dating us.</i><p>Running is great, runners are awesome, dating runners is not. On …

A winning ultra running formula? – 5 things winning runners do

‘<i>So Andy, they said. ‘Now you’re warmed up this ‘transitioning’ theme…can you write us an article on what it takes to go from competitor to …

Map Talk: Why Are Trail Lines Red?

Why are lines for trails almost always red on your maps, instead of the color of the blaze markings?<p>Red trail lines have been the Trail Conference …

The Gift Of Goal Setting

Success

Nine Treadmill Workouts to Get You Through The Winter

David Roche January 03, 2017 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS 1<p>Treadmill training doesn't have to be boring<p>Trail running training on a treadmill is like being a …

Seeing Things

Doug Mayer October 01, 2016 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS 0<p>Ultrarunning hallucinations and how to handle them<p>For three-time Hardrock 100 finisher Steve Pero, …

Forget The Gadgets and Hacks: Nail The Basics

We’ve lost our way.<p>We’ve been bamboozled, tricked, fooled.<p>We’ve been convinced that the final 1% is more important the beginning 99%. In our present …

10 Commandments of Winter Running

David Roche December 19, 2016 LIKE TWEET COMMENTS 1<p>How to stay fit, motivated and injury free even on the coldest days of the year<p>For many people, …