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3 Ways to Become a Stronger, Faster Runner — Today

Running is something we humans have been doing for thousands of years. Our bodies are built for it. But that doesn’t mean you can just hop off your …

Put an Egg on It: 32 Grain Bowls for Lunchtime and Anytime

The quickest, easiest one-bowl meal we can think of is a grain bowl. Here are our favorites to make for lunch time—or, anytime. Did we mention they taste great as leftovers too?<p><b>Our love for grain bowls knows no bounds.</b> Composed of, well, grain—rice, farro, barley, quinoa, kamut, you name it—and …

Healthy Eating

Goals Suck: Why Building Habits and Systems Makes Sense

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Even if New Year’s Resolutions aren’t your thing, a new year is always a good time to reflect and evaluate your progress in the past 12 months.<p>But when it comes to making big changes in your life, don’t set goals.<p>Goals are for losers. — Scott …

7 Jump Rope Workouts to Blast Fat and Get Fit

Jump Rope for Runners<p>Florida-based running and triathlon coach Matthew Reedy uses jump ropes to teach good posture and help runners learn to pick up …

Lacing Your Running Shoes for Fit and Function

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The Basics of Exercise Nutrition

There are some basic principles when formulating a plan for race success when it comes to nutrition. It’s fairly simple to do, however, it can …

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8 Running Injuries No One Ever Talks About

Shin splints? Blisters? ITBS? They're only the tip of the iceberg.<p>Readers, let's not sugarcoat this. If you've been running for any length of time, you have probably been injured. Half of all studies show that 90% of runners have, at any given time, suffered an injury during the previous 33% of the …

The (Supposed) Dangers of Running Too Much

What the data says, and what it doesn't.<p>My goodness, is it February already? It's been several months since the last round of articles warning that running too much will kill you--must be time for another one. What's that? No new data to publish? That's no problem, we'll just republish the same …

Fluid Loading With Salt Water

Adding salt (in the right amount) helps you retain more water.<p>Before a marathon or other long race, you make sure your energy stores are as full as possible by carb-loading. But what about your fluid stores? Is it possible to "hydration-load"? If you just drink a bunch of water a few hours before …

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Plan Trumps Appetite for Marathon Fueling

In real-world experiment, marathoners with specific fueling plan ran almost 11 minutes faster.<p>The annals of fluid- and carb-taking research are overflowing with laboratory studies, i.e., runners on a treadmill. These studies almost always show that endurance athletes perform better when they drink …

Four Key Kettlebell Exercises For Runners

Kettlebell workouts build both strength and range of motion, which are important for all runners.<p><i>Improve performance and prevent injury.</i><p>Walk into any …

Your Perfect Pace

Knowing how fast (or slow) to go makes every run better.<p>When you run within your limits, every workout can be a pleasure. But start even a few seconds per mile too fast, and misery awaits: excess fatigue, loss of motivation, or even injury. That's why it's so important to know what pace is right …

Six Years Later: The Legacy of 'Born to Run'

<i>Chris McDougall’s “Born to Run” was published in May 2009.</i><p>Journalist Christopher McDougall’s best-selling book “Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, …

How To Beat IT Band Syndrome

<i>Many runners are familiar with the sharp pain associated with IT band syndrome.</i><p>When Michael Fredericson, the team physician for Stanford athletics …

The Busy Person's Guide to Reducing Stress

Stress is one of the biggest causes of health problems in many peoples' lives: it can cause heart disease, depression, anxiety attacks, sleep …

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

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Cheap Energy Club - Compare Gas & Electric and Save

Frequently Asked Questions<p>How does Cheap Energy Club work?<p>It's designed to fix the problem that when you switch tariff, you risk that provider upping …

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Take Your Marathon Long Runs To The Next Level

<i>Hit a plateau? Here are two workouts to help you smash your existing personal best.</i><p>It’s not uncommon for marathoners to get stuck at a plateau, …

How To Use Google To Search A Single Website

Google has a secret feature called "site:" that let's you do exactly that. It's not a new feature. In fact, it's almost as old as Google itself. But some years ago, Google basically hid it. Today to search one site, you have to precisely type the "site:" command.<p>For instance, let's say you find to …

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All About The Freestyle Leg Kick - inc front crawl kicking drills to improve your kicking technique.

Leg Kick In The Freestyle Stroke<p>leg kick technique is often misunderstood by swimmers and triathletes<p>Triathletes - You're Not Looking For …

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HIIT workouts are guaranteed to torch calories and get you in shape fast. But when a seasoned runner throws tabata into her routine, the results got …

HIIT

Racing Weight: How Much Should You Weigh?

<i>Here’s a rough ‘n’ ready method to estimate your ideal racing weight.</i><p>Every runner knows that body weight affects running performance. Because your …

Coach Culpepper: The Beauty Of The Base Phase

<i>Set the stage for the entire year over the winter.</i><p>It is safe to say most folks recognize there are no short cuts to seeing significant improvement in …

Smart Marathon Training: Which Kinds Of Cross-Training Are Best For Runners?

<i>There are many cross-training options available, but not all of them are of equal value to runners.</i><p>In choosing between the different modes of …

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