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Study Backs Rotating Shoes to Lower Injury Risk

39% less risk of injury in runners who use multiple shoes.<p>You've probably been told that running in two or more pairs of shoes throughout the week can lower your risk of injury. According to a first-of-its-kind study, you've probably been told correctly, as runners who rotated among multiple models …

Jack LaLanne's Lasting Fitness Contributions

The world's first fitness enthusiast's practices and advice are just as relevant today as they were in the 1930s<p>In honor of Throwback Thursday, we'll be bringing you a classic image every week that was important in its time. Our first <b>#TBT</b> honoree is the late Jack LaLanne, known as The Godfather of …

7 Surprising Dangers of Running a Marathon

Thinking about signing up for 26.2? Before you do, consider the risks you'll be taking.<p>Marathons have never been more popular, as statistics somewhere probably show. This is very good news for people who like to watch marathons, and for businesses that sell Band-Aids and Vaseline, and for whoever …

6 Rules for Eating Right as a Runner

Keep it simple, keep it balanced, and stay hydrated.<p>When you start exercising regularly, you might have to revamp some of your everyday eating habits in order to feel your best while you’re working out and avoid unwanted bathroom stops. Here are some general rules.

Switchback Sprinters: 10 Best Trail Running Shoes

After a long day stuck in the office or boardroom, sometimes pounding pavement just doesn’t cut it. Maybe you’ve been craving a change in scenery — …

Running

Pro-Confederate Protesters in Richmond Rally in Support of the Flag

In addition to mounting flags on highways, the 'Virginia Flaggers' also gather every week to protest a museum that doesn't share their fondness for …

Sorry, Jon Stewart: You’re not “just a comedian”

“The Daily Show” needs to stop pretending he’s simply another late-night jokester — and own his real influence<p>I remember quite clearly when Jon Stewart lost me. It was the fall of 2010, during those final hours before the Tea Party wave washed over the country and transformed American politics. It …

My Confederate town

Civil War-era politics still dominate Front Royal, Va. — and I feel their hostility every time I walk out my door<p>This afternoon I found myself getting all teary eyed. I was playing the 1988 Dianne Reeves song “Better Days” for my two and a half year old son Julien. It’s the song that begins”<p>“Silver …

How Not To Hit The Wall In A Marathon: My Top 5 Mistakes - Mile Posts by Dorothy Beal

If you have never run a marathon before you have most likely heard of this thing called THE WALL.<p><b>Some runners believe that you can’t run a marathon</b> …

Darwin inspired Hitler: Lies they teach in Texas

And that’s not the only whopper students are being taught as history in some Texas charter schools<p>When Joshua Bass, an engineer, sent his son to iSchool High, a Houston charter school, he was expecting a solid college preparation, including the chance to study some college courses before leaving …

5 Things To Know About The NSA's Surveillance Activities

It's hard to keep track of all the leaks by Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor. Much of the material has been published in Britain's <i>Guardian</i>, as well as other publications, including <i>The Washington Post</i>, and have shed light on some of the agency's surveillance …

North Korean leaders may be called to face ICC over 'human rights abuses'

Panel sitting in London hears 'extremely powerful' evidence of mistreatment by totalitarian country and neighbour China<p>UN investigators leading an inquiry into human rights abuses in North Korea are consulting international lawyers over the possibility of summoning senior regime figures to appear …

Fate of boy who killed neo-Nazi father to be decided

Lawyers argue over the future of a 10-year-old who shot dead the white supremacist Jeff Hall while he was sleeping<p>The blond boy was 10 when he put a gun to the head of his sleeping neo-Nazi father and pulled the trigger.<p>It was over in an instant for Jeff Hall, but deciding the fate of his son has …

12 Expert Trail Running Tips | Competitor.com

<i>This Scottish-born Xterra off-road triathlon star is also a top-tier trail runner.</i><p>In addition to being a two-time Xterra off-road triathlon world …

Kim Jong Un's Luxurious 'Seven-Star' Lifestyle Of Yachts, Booze And Food

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un enjoys a “seven-star” lifestyle of yachts, parties and extravagant food, his friend Dennis Rodman has revealed.<p>The former basketball star, 52, last month made his second visit to the secretive communist nation.<p>While millions of North Koreans starve, Rodman said …

Mexican man with Asperger's syndrome wins court battle

<b>A 25-year-old Mexican with the autistic condition Asperger's has won the right to make key decisions about his life without parental consent.</b><p>The Supreme Court ruled in favour of Ricardo Adair by four votes to one.<p>Mr Adair said that Mexican legislation violated the United Nations Convention on the …

Autism

Birds Of A Feather Spy Together

The scene: Two men in a chilly Soviet apartment converse in whispers, careful to protect their plans from enemy ears. Little do they know, the benign-looking raven outside their window is not merely a city scavenger hunting for food, but a spy for the U.S. government.<p>Sound too ridiculous to be …

'Just flooding us': Tenn. spike in drug-dependent newborns is warning to nation

On an average day, neonatal nurse practitioner Carla Saunders faces two dozen babies born hooked on drugs, infants so sick with the pain of withdrawal that they cry nonstop, claw their faces and writhe in agony at the sound of a voice or the touch of hand. But that’s just the average.<p>“Today, it may …

Public Health

How Readers Cooked Our Shoyu Ramen from September 2013

The difference between a bowl of instant noodles and a handcrafted labor of love is enormous—and nobody understands it better than these bloggers who undertook our multiday ramen project

Cooking

40 Years Of U.S. Nutrition Data Is "Fatally Flawed" and "Physiologically Implausible"

Turns out people lie about how much garbage they eat. Even to the government.<p>A new study from researchers at the University of South Carolina took a closer look at the numbers from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, or NHANES. NHANES surveys Americans to find out what they've …

Golden Dawn arrests: 'The government should have acted long ago'

As a Golden Dawn MP tells how the accusations against their party are 'scrap paper,' others say the Neo Nazi organisation should have been outlawed a long time ago.<p>Fittingly for a man who thinks <b>Greece</b> has sold itself out to foreign bankers, there was no bail-out for Nikos Michaloliakos last …

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the 'pathetic' American media

Pulitzer Prize winner explains how to fix journalism, saying press should 'fire 90% of editors and promote ones you can't control'<p>Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the …

Running On Air: Breathing Technique

A revolutionary way to breathe can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p><i>This article was adapted from Running on Air: The Revolutionary Way to Run Better by Breathing Smarter, by Budd Coates, M.S., and Claire Kowalchik (Rodale, 2013). The book teaches how to use the principles and methods of</i> …

Yoga for Runners

What research shows about the aerobic intensity of yoga.<p>"Runner's World Yoga for Runners" helps build strength and aids runners in their recovery.<p>A simple yoga routine loosens tight spots, strengthens weak spots, and makes you a better, less injury-prone runner.<p>This sequence focuses on your fitness …

'Absolutely ecstatic': British woman is first to row solo from Japan to Alaska - U.S. News

Sarah Outen celebrates after she rowed solo from Japan to Alaska.<p>By Alexander Smith, NBC News contributor<p>A British woman has become the first person to row solo from Japan to Alaska – a 3,750 mile route that experts called one of the most dangerous crossings of its kind.<p>Sarah Outen battled huge …

Arian Foster Says He Took Money While Playing at Tennessee

Arian Foster, one of the most productive rushers in Tennessee Volunteers history, recently revealed that he took money during his time with the program.<p>The current Houston Texans star made the shocking revelations in an upcoming EPIX documentary entitled <i>Schooled: The Price of College Sports</i> (via …

Why Science and Running Don't Always Mix

Runners love numbers, but we can't measure heart, grit, or passion.<p><b>My junior year</b> of high school, a top-20 two-mile time in the U.S. earned me an invitation to an all-expenses-paid camp at the Olympic Training Center in San Diego. It was a huge honor, and the purpose was two-fold. First was to …

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Rules of Success

Follow these bedrock principles to achieve your goal.<p><i>Get more secrets to marathon and half-marathon success</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>For many marathoners, training consists of running as much as they can, as far as they can, as fast as they can. The inevitable result of which is burnout, injury, or dashed raceday …