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Dog-Man Duo Sets New Mile Record

An attorney and his Weimaraner captured the six-legged title on June 5.<p>Fueled with almonds, coffee, and Natural Balance pet food, a man and his four-pawed best friend broke the unofficial world record for the human-dog mile on Sunday in Santa Barbara, California.<p>A five-year-old Weimaraner, Kaydom, …

Pets

The 25 Best Running Movies Ever Made

Finish your run, grab some popcorn, and get motivated by the best cinema out sport has to offer.<p>1 of 25<p>The Jericho Mile (1979)<p>As a defiant loner behind prison bars who finds the emotional release he requires through running, Peter Strauss deserved the Emmy he won. His staunch individualism will …

Marathons

The Mental Tricks of Athletic Endurance

New research suggests that even weekend athletes can dramatically extend their physical and psychological limits<p>For the Slovenian cross-country skier Petra Majdič, the unlikely key to Olympic glory was misdiagnosis.<p>While warming up for her first race at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Ms. …

Slovenia

The Intersection of Health, Wellness and Fitness: Cancer, Triathlon, Cancer Recovery, Running, Training

Laurel Wassner is the first cancer survivor to win an Ironman Triathlon. Her story is no different than most survivors, only that she was diagnosed …

8-week peak-phase triathlon training plan

<b>Finding your optimal race weight and getting to that stage is a very personal balancing act that all triathletes should take time to focus on. For</b> …

What's the difference between muscles, tendons and ligaments?

<b>Soft tissues refer to parts of your body that are not bones or vital organs and while there are many, the three main ones we will focus on (and you</b> …

Jess Learmonth reveals her swim training secrets

<b>I have swam since I was very young and reached national level, but then stopped when I was about 17. From then I didn't do anything until I took up</b> …

Book Excerpt: Joan Benoit Samuelson On Running Through Her 50s

Joan Benoit Samuelson. Photo courtesy of Jonathan Beverly.<i>Republished from</i> Run Strong, Stay Hungry<i> by Jonathan Beverly with permission from …

Marathon man’s top 10 picks of the world’s most stunning running routes | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

The Hong Kong Marathon is over, but for many runners the marathon season never ends. Overseas marathons are attracting an increasing number of …

How often you need to exercise to see results, according to the scientist behind the viral 7-minute workout

For your workouts to produce real results, exercise has to be a regular habit, Chris Jordan, the exercise physiologist who came up with the 7-minute …

The high-performance vegan athlete – new research shows it is possible

Veganism is a life choice that more people seem to be making. Still, despite its increase in popularity, when most think of a vegan, they tend to …

5 Things That Happened When I Started Doing Bridges After Every Workout

Would this move help me recover faster or work new muscle groups?<p>I’ll admit it. I’m kind of old-school when it comes to stretching. I know the supposed benefits of stretching are a bit over-hyped: Research suggests stretching before a workout probably doesn’t prevent injury like we were always …

How to Put Your Triathlon Wetsuit on Like a Pro

Major League Triathlon Is Looking for Pros for 2018

<i>The pro tri league is now accepting applications to join one of their teams and compete for a grand prize of more than $150,000.</i><p>Major League …

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold one …

Five Great Vegan Protein Recipes

“Can you get enough protein if you don’t eat meat?” Ask any vegan or vegetarian and they’ll tell you they hear the protein question lots. Like, …

One-Hour Workout: Strength/Fartlek Brick

<i>Working core before the main set of this run workout helps prevent injuries, improve endurance, and increase speed.</i><p>This week’s workout comes from …

How To Train For Strength & Endurance At The Same Time | Poliquin Article

Endurance is often thought of as the enemy of strength. Meanwhile, building muscle and strength are assumed to cause detriment to endurance …

Body Fat

What Defines the Ultimate Limits of Your Endurance?

A new book explores the science of extreme endurance, and finds that both mind and muscle matter.<p>I’ll be getting up very, very early this Sunday, to watch one of the most highly anticipated marathons in recent memory. Eliud Kipchoge—he of the mind-blowing 2:00:25 marathon in Nike’s …

Marathons

The World’s Fastest Marathoner Couldn’t Break the World Record—Here’s Why

Don’t hold your breath that the 26.2 record will be shattered anytime soon.<p>Danke schön, Berlin Marathon. Now maybe we can return to some common-sense talk about marathon world records.<p>In Sunday’s race, we were supposed to believe that a new marathon world record was almost assured. The course was …

Marathons

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

Eat to 100: Discover the secrets to living long (and well) from the world's healthiest people.

Nutrition

7 essentials every marathoner needs to get through long runs

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon Fall is one of the best times of the year to run a marathon since it's cooling down outside. Most of us will probably be cheering …

Why athletes should treat the brain like a muscle

After back surgery three years ago, 31-year-old environmental scientist Danielle Cemprola had become a frustrated runner, suffering from a sense that she might never return to her former level of performance. Having run 44 marathons pre-surgery and six after, she had all but given up on eking …

4 Professional Runners Share Their Favorite Pre-Run Snack

One of my favorite parts of going on runs is the meal or snack that seems to always follow. While I'm not the best at remembering to have a pre-run …

Nutrition

Who is John Kelly, the 15th person to have ever finished the Barkley Marathons?

Kelly touches the yellow gate.<p>John Kelly made trail running history on April 3, 2017 by becoming the 15th person to ever complete the Barkley …

Running

Ultra-Running Legend Dean Karnazes’ Most Challenging Race Moment

Despite what we see on the covers of running magazines or in various shoe advertisements, running is not all smiles. Running is a grotesque physical …

How to fuel the long bike ride

We all know that longer endurance sessions are about helping your heart adapt at a cellular level, as well ensuring that you’re able to maintain …

The latest from the 2017 Barkley Marathons

Gary Robbins and John Kelly finish loop two in 20:18:52. Photo: Michael Doyle / Canadian Running Magazine.<p>Gary "Lazarus Lake" Cantrell as runners …

5 Healthy Carbs You Should Be Eating More Often

If nutrition were like high school, healthy carbs would be that misunderstood kid with a bad reputation and a heart of gold. “People think they’ll …

Nutrition