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Are You Weak In The Glutes? | Triathlete

<i>Ensure that your running stride originates from the body’s main engine.</i><p>The health risks associated with sitting at a desk all day have made numerous …

9 Steps to Getting Faster at Sprinting

Want to improve your running fitness and overall health? Learn the right way to sprint.<p><i>I read your column about high-intensity training, and I wanted to ask about proper form during the sprints. Is it different from proper form during easy running/jogging or merely a sped-up version of it? In other</i> …

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

A Month-by-Month Guide to a Fitter, Faster You

A year has 365 glorious days.<p>Why take them on with just one so-big-it-fails resolution? Better to break down your goals into 12 easy-to-implement steps, like the ones on the following pages. Take them month-by-month or choose a few that appeal to you, and run with them. Either way, you'll end up …

The Science of Persuasion : Proven Methods of Creating Persuasion & Influence, and How It's Manipulated.

How well do you understand persuasion? Have you strategically acted upon methods known to increase the degree of influence you have o…

Best Exercises For Love Handles: 10 Ways To Lose Belly Fat

Love handles may sound (and feel) warm and delicious, but for most people, it's one of the hardest places to lose weight.<p>The term itself, used as a …

One-Hour Workout: Off-Season Treadmill Pyramid | Triathlete

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s workout comes from USAT Level I coach …

Walk Breaks for Faster Running

No matter your running experience, slowing down (sometimes) can speed you up.<p>Seasoned runners often view walking as a sign of failure: You walk only when you can no longer run. But the truth is that periodic walking, in training and even in races, can help you run faster and better. "Walking …

The 10 Laws of Injury Prevention

Follow these time-tested principles and you'll spend more time on the roads—and less in rehab<p>In the mid-1970s, Runner's World medical editor George Sheehan, M.D., confirmed that he was hardly the only runner beset by injuries: A poll of the magazine's readers revealed that 60 percent reported …

An Overview On Recovery For Runners

In this video, Sage Rountree, author of “The Athlete’s Guide To Recovery”, explains how recovering properly will help you reap the benefits of hard …

The Importance Of Varying Your Running Surfaces | Competitor.com

<i>Are you stuck in a running rut? Take your running where it’s never been before–quite literally.</i><p>Runners, by our very nature, are creatures of habit. …

A Beginner's Guide to Cross-Training

Elliptical? Rowing? Cycling? How to choose an activity that's right for you.<p>Cross-training—with cycling, swimming, the elliptical trainer, or the rowing machine—can play an important role in your overall fitness routine. It gives the muscles you use in walking and running a chance to recover while …

Natural Defense

The best foods to protect your body from damage caused by running.<p>With the fall racing season nearly here, your training is probably in high gear. Running extra miles will get you into top shape, but it also boosts the body's production of free radicals. These unstable molecules float around in the …

How Often Should I Replace My Running Shoes? | Triathlete

<i>Running coach</i> Mario <i>Fraioli answers a question about how frequently an athlete should switch out his running shoes.</i> <b><br>Q.</b> <i>Hi Mario,</i><p><i>I’m going to start</i> …

Training advice - The Running Bug

How to Learn From Your Race Experience

Analyze the details of your key events to improve your performance next time.<p>As you wrap up this year's training blocks and goal events, it’s wise to review how things went so you can make adjustments in the coming year. “If you had a great race, you’ll want to know how to repeat the experience,” …

Weight loss - The Running Bug

Trail Running for Beginners

How to get into trail running—simply and safely.<p>Taking a break from the tarmac to run on trails is a great way to invigorate your running routine. The natural surroundings and scenic vistas not encountered on your everyday road loop stimulate both your mind and body. To get the most out of your …

Love at First Gait: HOKA is a Crazy-Looking Running Shoe, So Will Its Popularity Affect Minimalism’s Future?

<i>You might ask, “Why is the Natural Running Center writing about a shoe that is anything but minimalist. The beefy-sole HOKA One One is as unnatural</i> …

Yoga for Runners

Marathon Recovery: the First 24 hours

<i>Coach Jenny, I am running a marathon this weekend and then flying Sunday night to an early morning business meeting Monday. Do you have any magic post-marathon recovery tips that might help me avoid walking like John Wayne into that meeting? - Meg</i><p>Good luck in your marathon this weekend Meg! Yes, …

Breaking All the Rules

Think you know how you're supposed to train? Six legendary coaches dispute some of running's most conventional wisdom.<p>Historians will probably never know who first said, "It's Sunday morning. Guess I'll run longer today." Yet for many, "run long Sunday" is carved in stone. Other training tenets …

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Choose the Right Running Socks | Runner's World

A good pair can mean the difference between a blissful run and painful blisters. Here are 11 that stood out from more than 40 pairs we tested.<p><b>SOFTEST</b><p><b>Wrightsock Stride</b> ($13)<br>Testers loved the Stride's silky feel. That's thanks to two independent layers that are stitched together at the toe and …

IT Band Pain: Iliotibial Syndrome Causes and Treatment

The iliotibial (IT) band is often the hidden cause of outer knee or hip pain. Iliotibial band friction syndrome can cause a nagging, dull ache, or …

Injuries - The Running Bug

How to Boost Your Cadence

Nail your best cadence for easy runs and race pace.<p>When it comes to cadence, the magic number is 180–or so goes the conventional thinking. At the 1984 Olympics, famed coach and running researcher Jack Daniels counted the strides of distance runners as they raced, and found nearly all of them took …

5 Exercises That'll Make You Faster

These moves target the muscles needed for your fastest, strongest, best trail running outings ever, whether you're racing or just wanting to feel better on the trail.<p>Trail running enlists different muscles than road running, which creates different needs for strengthening. The uneven nature of a …

5 Keys to Running Healthy and Staying Injury-Free

Follow these rules, and you’ll spend more time on the road and less time in rehab.<p><b>AVOID THE TERRIBLE TOO’S.</b> Doing too much, too soon, too fast is the number-one cause of running injuries. The body needs time to adapt to increases in mileage or speed. Muscles and joints need recovery time so they …

The Sneakers That Won the New York Marathon

How much does a pair of kicks really matter?<p>If a pair of shoes could make you faster overnight, Adidas stores nationwide would have a line out the door.<p>That’s because on Sunday, when Geoffrey Mutai crossed the finish line first at the New York Marathon, he was sporting the Adizero Adios Boost—the …