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All in the Hips

Strengthening this joint could cure your injuries.<p>Runners who are looking for the cause of their foot, ankle, or knee pain may need to look higher. Weak hips are often the culprit behind patellofemoral syndrome, Achilles tendinitis, and iliotibial-band syndrome, according to Reed Ferber, Ph. D., …

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How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Positive Thinking: 7 Easy Ways to Improve a Bad Day | Inc.com

Had a lousy morning? Things looking grim?<p>Not to worry. The rest of your day need not be a disaster. It can in fact become one of your best, providing you take these simple steps:<p><b>1. Remember that the past does not equal the future.</b><p>There is no such thing as a "run of bad luck." The reason people …

Happiness

The Best Way to Run

Treadmill, or trail? Finally, expert advice on how to get the most bang for your running buck<p><b>Does running three miles on the treadmill equal running three miles outdoors?</b> -Tiffany, South Pasadena, CA<p>Not quite. "You're much better off hitting the trail or road," says running coach Denise Margulies, …

Fitness

3 Key Workouts Runners Should Do Every Week

<i>You may be able to race faster on three or four runs per week than you do on six or seven.</i><p>There are three key workouts that every runner should do …

Less Does More

Hit your speed and fitness goals even when you can't run as much as you'd like.<p>Ah, summer: Humidity slows you down, vacations disrupt your schedule, and the call of the barbecue proves irresistible. It can be tough for a runner to stay on track. But those distractions can be a great excuse to …

Train on Different Surfaces to Avoid Injury and Boost Performance

Trails, grass, sand, and water keep you healthier and make you faster.<p>Most runners log their miles on neighborhood streets. But roads shouldn't be your only training ground. "Running on different surfaces changes up the scenery, workout, and effort, giving road runners an often-needed break," says …