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How to Avoid 8 Common Race Day Mistakes

You've done the training, now it's time to get to the starting line anxiety-free.<p><i>Hi Susan!</i><p><i>I am getting ready to run my first half marathon next month. I am SO excited and nervous all at the same time! I was wondering, do you have any suggestions for race day for me, other than Xanax! (Just kidding!)</i><p>…

Marathons

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 …

Workouts

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Running

Weight-Loss FAQs Answered

Here's the skinny on treadmill calorie counts, "fat genes," the 100-calorie-a-mile myth, and more.<p><b>Q: Are the calorie-burn readouts on machines accurate?</b><p>A: Not always. If you run on a treadmill, glide on an elliptical, or ride a stationary bike, the number of calories you actually burn can be 10 to …

Fitness

101 Kicks in the Butt

You have 100 reasons for losing motivation to run. But we can top 'em with tips, inspiring quotes, and more. Pick your fix. Repeat as necessary.<p><b>1. Create a blog</b> where you post your daily mileage, then give out the address to your friends and family. Do you really want Aunt Ellen to ask why you …

Marathons