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Does Sitting Really "Cancel" the Benefits of Exercise?

The risks of sedentary life go beyond missed workouts.<p>A few weeks ago, a study in the <i>Mayo Clinic Proceedings</i> made headlines by providing a simple rule of thumb for how much exercise it takes to cancel out the negative effects of prolonged sitting. The basic conclusion: one hour of exercise …

Training advice - The Running Bug

New Runner: Dynamic Stretching vs. Static Stretching

<i>This story is part of an ongoing series aimed at new runners.</i><p>Despite the fact that in recent years it has been in vogue to discredit the value of …

A Simple, Science-Based Method for Tracking Running Progress

As runners, we we don’t all have access to lab equipment to test improvements in VO2max, running economy, and other important variables, so it’s …

Heart Rates

Talent v. Training in Runners | Runner's World

<i>It's been almost six years now since Malcolm Gladwell's book Outliers brought the idea of a "10,000-hour rule" to widespread attention. The debate about the relative importance of talent versus training in academic circles is, if anything, fiercer now than it was then. New studies continue to</i> …

Marathons

Anaerobic Development Is Key To Running Speed | Competitor.com

<i>Anaerobic capacity has been found to be the second greatest predictor of 5K performance after aerobic capacity.</i><p>Running is considered an aerobic …

Interval Training and Trolleyology

Is it safe for 40-year-olds to exercise hard?<p>There's a sub-branch of philosophy called "trolleyology" that deals with moral choices, named for a thought experiment devised in 1967:<p><i>You are walking near a trolley-car track when you notice five people tied to it in a row. The next instant, you see a</i> …

Double Time: Working Out Twice A Day

Running on tired legs isn’t fun, but it will teach your body how to finish a race strong.<p>The standard double day is hardly a foreign concept to …

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Nike Waffle Prototype Sold for $1500

The shoe had been buried in creator Bill Bowerman's yard.<p>One of the world's most dedicated shoe collectors has paid $1500 for a prototype of what became Nike's signature waffle shoe.<p>As ESPN reports, Jordan Geller, who runs an online retro shoe outfit called ShoeZeum, bought the shoes from an Oregon …

Ranking The Best Muscle Building Exercises: From Beast To Least

It's time to tune up your training routine. This article will rate exercises for each muscle group from "beast" to "least." Here is the scale:<p><b>Beast</b> - …

10 Storylines To Watch At Nike XC Nationals

<i>Fayetteville-Manlius has won the girls team title at NXN for seven straight years.</i><p><b>(c) 2013 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved. Used with</b> …

Brannigan is Not Slowed by Autism

The junior at Northport High (N.Y.) led his team to NXN with a win at the New York regional.<p>Nestled in a strip mall in East Northport, N.Y., between a Subway and the Morning Dew Foot Spa, is a pizza joint, Joey’s of Mulberry street. Amidst the tables and chairs and pizzas on display, a framed …

Workout Of The Week: Deek's Quarters

<i>This short track session will help you get fit fast!</i><p>On paper, a session of 8 x 400-meter repeats gives the illusion of an easy workout; but executed …