Mike Traylor

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What Pace Should I Run in the Heat?

Slowing down due to heat and humidity will not make you lose fitness.<p><i>I’m finding running in the summer heat to be difficult and am wondering why I am so much slower. What should my pace be during the summer if I normally run about a 9:40/min mile? I am training for a 5K. Are there any workouts I</i> …

You Know You're a Runner When…

How do you know? Never mind the miles and shoes, look at the laundry!<p><b>I have a lanyard</b> hanging on the wall next to my desk that I received after giving a keynote speech following the release of my first book. The tag on the lanyard reads, "Marc Parent, Published Author." I hung it up years ago …

How to Qualify for the Boston Marathon

Coach Jenny offers 11 tips to help runners work toward this goal.<p><i>I, like many, am very motivated to qualify for the Boston Marathon after last week’s events. I’m currently 18 minutes away from that goal. Do you have any tips for shedding twenty minutes off my marathon finish time? I’ve run four</i> …

Beer Talk: Have You Been Drinking IPA From The Wrong Glass?

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Steps to Reducing Postrun Recovery

Training phases should dictate your methods.<p>You’ve pounded the protein shake, shivered in the ice bath,and mastered the art of self-massage. Because you should do everything you can to speed your recovery from today’s run, right? Maybe not. How much recovery work you do depends on how close race …

Termites might be behind mystery of desert 'fairy circles'

<i>By Tanya Lewis</i><i><br>LiveScience</i><p>The "artists" behind bizarre, barren, grassless rings dotting the desert of Southwest Africa have been found lurking right at scientists' feet: termites.<p>Known as fairy circles, these patches crop up in regular patterns along a narrow strip of the Namib Desert between …

Infographic: Beer And Food Pairing Chart

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Smoky Tomato Lentil Soup With Spinach & Olives | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Serves 6 to 8 <br>Total time: 1 hour || Active time: 15 minutes<p>I’m not one of those people who freezes soup, although I do occasionally <i>try</i> to be one of …

Avoid Pollutants for Breathing No Matter Where You Live

The quality of air you inhale when you run affects your body and brain.<p>Research links vigorous exercise with improved memory, mood, and mental clarity. But a new study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise reports that running in a polluted urban area could diminish the positive brain boost …

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