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10 of the Most Difficult and Challenging Ultramarathons in the World

An ultramarathon is an organised running event involving distances significantly longer than traditional 42km road-surface marathons. Ultramarathons …

Hiking

Looking after your heart health

Sudden cardiac arrests seem to come 'out of the blue' for runners and other athletes - people who seem fit and immune from heart problems. However, …

A Runner's Guide To Sun Protection - Women's Running

Photo: Shutterstock.com<p>Distressed and leathery may be desirable attributes for your favorite pair of boots—but not your skin. As for golden and …

Skin Care

The 6 Most Common Running Pains and When to See a Doctor

<b>Aches are common (and totally normal) after a hard workout. Here's how to know whether yours might be a sign of something more serious.</b><p><i>By Meg Lappe</i>, SELF<p>Longer daylight and summer hours at the office mean more time for running pre- and post-work. Unfortunately, it can also mean aches, pains and …

Exercise

Combining forces and do you bring your phone with you when you run?

90 Comments May 26, 2015<p>Meg and I combined our two specialties together Monday morning.<p>I took her for a run and then she took me for a garage workout …

Marathons

Study shows exercise directly affects cancer tumours

Cancer patients are often advised to exercise, and it’s easy to understand why. A cancer diagnosis is life-shattering, so patients often fall into a …

10 Hilarious Trail-Running Bloggers You Should Be Following

They say that laughter is the best medicine—get a healthy dose of it with these charmingly witty runners<p>“There is the stereotype that if y­ou’re a …

The Greatest American Marathoner You’ve Never Heard Of

You’d buy life insurance from Annie Bersagel. Heck, this is someone who could broker an international peace accord—well-spoken, level-headed, warm, self-deprecating, intelligent but not in an overbearing way. She exudes professionalism and lacks the sunken cheeks and brittle intensity of someone …

Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars

Triathlons

Downhill training: All you need to know

When most runners tackle hills, they focus on the difficulty of the climb. But downhill running poses its own set of challenges – and rewards. …

Cerys Matthews: music to sustain marathon runners

Our musical agony aunt’s alter ego Dr Crotchety prescribes tunes for first-time marathon runners<p><b>I’m running my first marathon in June, and I need something to sustain me through the pain. Please can you load my MP3 player?</b><p>The Doctor can tell when the marathon season is upon us. Every social media …

Marathons

Fun runners 'in tears' after being sent extra 3k when 10k race marshall 'took a toilet break'

Organisers of the Bournemouth Bay Run admit bizarre gaffe that saw 300 runners going the wrong way<p>In raising £70,000 for the British Heart Foundation, charity runners taking part in a 10 kilometre race at the weekend had already gone the extra mile.<p>But by the end of the event, hundreds of them had …

Dole Japan Claims Banana is the First Edible Wearable

Device displays time, heart rate, inspirational messages, and can be eaten post-race.<p>In addition to the running race taking place at this weekend’s Tokyo Marathon, there appears to be another race to see who can come up with the most bizarre running-related contraption.<p>Exhibit A is the Tomatan, …

Wearable Tech

Mo Farah Sets World Indoor Two-Mile Record of 8:03.40

Double Olympic champ runs second mile in under 4:00.<p>Great Britain’s Mo Farah claimed his first world record on Saturday with an 8:03.40 indoor two-mile at the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix in England. He ran the second mile in under 4:00 and lowered the mark of 8:04.34 set seven years ago in …

Marathons

Ethiopians Negesse and Dibaba Win Tokyo Marathon

A new one-year World Marathon Majors series is underway.<p>Ethiopians Endeshaw Negesse, in 2:06:00, and Berhane Dibaba, with a 2:23:15, won Sunday’s Tokyo Marathon, with victories that will, under a new Abbott World Marathon Majors one-year scoring system, give them a greater chance of securing the …

Marathons

Έρευνα : Διαλειμματική ή συνεχόμενη άσκηση - Ποια είναι πιο αποτελεσματική

Για την κατάρτιση ενός προπονητικού πλάνου οι πιο διαδεδομένοι μέθοδοι για την βελτίωση της αερόβιας ικανότητας είναι η συνεχόμενη και η …

3 Προγραμματα Προπόνησης 10km για αρχάριους

Ένα απλό πρόγραμμα για αρχάριους χρειάζεσαι- Φτάσε στα 10km ασφαλής και χωρίς τραυματισμούς<p>Σε αυτά τα 3 <b>προγράμματα προπόνησης</b> δε θα αναφερθούμε σε …

Πρόγραμμα Προπόνησης Ημιμαραθωνίου για αρχάριους

Πολλοί οι Ημιμαραθώνιοι που έρχονται και παρέρχονται στους αγώνες δρόμου<p>Παρακάτω παρουσιάζουμε ένα πρόγραμμα για Ημιμαραθώνιο<p><b>Επεξηγήσεις</b><p>– <b>Warm Up</b> = …

30 κινήσεις "λιποδιαλύτες" για την καθημερινή σου ζωή

Εκτόξευσε τον μεταβολισμό σου και την καύση λίπους με τις παρακάτω απλές συμβουλές<p><b>1) Δώσε βάση στα γαλακτοκομικά</b><p>Σε έρευνα που δημοσιεύτηκε στο …

Ασκήσεις κοιλιακών με τύπου TRX Ιμάντες (Μέρος 2ο)

<b>Άσκηση</b> <b>5</b><b>η:</b> <b>Side</b> <b>Plank</b><p><b>Αρχική θέση:</b> Τοποθέτησε τα πόδια σου μέσα στις λαβές του TRX σου και γύρνα πλάγια από την μια πλευρά με το χέρι σου λυγισμένο και …

World Marathon Majors Switch to One-Year Scoring System

Payments over 5 years will minimize rewards for drug cheats.<p>The six-race Abbott World Marathon Majors series will now base its selection of overall $500,000 male and female winners on a one-year cycle rather than the previous two.<p>Each one-year cycle will begin and end with the same race. Then a new …

Marathons

Trail Running in Switzerland

[<i>Editor’s Note:</i> <i>The below article is part of</i> <i>a series that profiles trail running in various countries around the world. We’ve recruited local experts</i> …

5 διατροφικά μυστικά για τη γλουτένη

Υπάρχει μια τάση για τροφές χωρίς γλουτένη τον τελευταίο καιρό και δεν φαίνεται να υποχωρεί. Μια πρόσφατη έρευνα έδειξε ότι το 30% ενήλικων …