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How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

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Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

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 …

Motivational Poster #63

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>How to Buy the Right Running Shoes for You<p>2<p>Opinion: Why the Olympic Trials Are In Eugene<p>3<p>9 Things Runners Do When the Struggle Is Real<p>4<p>This Easy Form Fix Could Make You Run Faster<p>Presented by<p>Westin<p>5<p>3 Health Food Trends That Are Actually Legit<p>Before you go out and run with …

Boston Marathon

Safe Strategies For Developing Basic Speed

<i>Investing just a few minutes a week in dedicated turnover work really can produce results.</i><p>Whether you’re an 800-meter runner who knows you need to …

10 Bad Habits (And How to Break Them)

Quick fixes for common running problems.<p><b>1. Running too much too soon.</b> Coming back from an injury? Now's the time to take things slowly to stay healthy. Follow the standard rule of upping your mileage by only 10 percent each week.<p><b>2. Refueling badly.</b> After hard runs, grab a high-carb snack, then a …

7 Tips To Succesfully Balance School With Running

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com<p>For most girls, the final year of high school is a time for college applications, prom dress shopping and a serious …

6 Ways to Bust Out of a Rut

If your running is feeling stale, try these simple tips to get rejuvenated.<p>No matter how much you love to run, there are bound to be days when you’re burnt out, bored, frustrated, and want to throw your running shoes out the window. Sure, routine can help keep you consistent, but mixing things up …

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Down & Dirty

<i>The influx of trail and other off-road races seems to be causing a backlash.</i><p>Sold-out events, lottery entries, waiting lists and qualification …

Why You Might Want to Avoid Afternoon Coffee

Caffeine taken six hours before bedtime can significantly worsen sleep.<p>If you're reading this while enjoying an afternoon coffee, you want to reconsider. Not the reading, but the sipping, as new research strengthens the case for avoiding caffeine too close to bedtime. While that might sound like …

Toes Pose

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>How Can Joey Chestnut Run Off His 74 Hot Dogs?<p>2<p>Asics Has Up to 50 Percent Off Shoes Right Now<p>3<p>The Best Jogging Strollers to Cover More Miles<p>4<p>Can Ketones Help You Run Faster?<p>5<p>What Mud on Your Calves Really Means for Your Form<p>Open up your feet and get relief from plantar fasciitis …

Marathon Strong

Rock-Solid Core

The core is the base of your body’s strength, “it’s like the trunk of a tree, that holds all of the limbs,” says Mike Stehle, (A.T.C., C.S.C.S., …

5 things every guy should know about weight loss

Weight loss is a challenge for most people, but it doesn’t need to be overly complicated.<p>What’s the trick? It’s what you eat, when you eat it, and …

Weight Loss

The 15-Minute Chest Workout

John Alvino

6 ways to lose fat faster

Want to lose fat faster? We have some great advice for you.<p>Cardio is the cornerstone to any good weight-loss plan—especially high-intensity interval …

Exercise

Make Every Minute Count: 30 Second Stretches

A quick post-run stretching sequence to loosen up your whole body.

Exercise Keeps Brain Sharp in Boomers, Seniors

Improvements seen after 12 weeks of aerobic activity, study finds.<p>A new study in the journal <i>Frontiers in Aging on Neuroscience</i> found that people age 50 and older who did aerobic exercise improved their fitness—no surprise there. But the small study also concluded that exercise may help keep our …

10 Signs That You Need a Rest Day

Pay attention to these body indicators to know when to run and when to back off.<p>If you don’t take time for proper R&R, your body won’t adapt to the stress of your training—you won’t get stronger or faster, explains Stacy Sims, Ph.D., at the Stanford Prevention-Research Center, School of Medicine. …

Buddy System

Pick the best running partner to help you go faster, farther, and more often.<p>A decade ago three children stood between 37-year-old Jennifer Lonneman and her last marathon. Training solo near her home in a Cincinnati suburb, she couldn't seem to go faster than 10 minutes per mile and wondered if a …

How Form Changes When You Run Uphill

And how much harder you work at different grades.<p>You don't need us to tell you that running uphill feels different than on level ground. But how, exactly, and at what cost?<p>To get some details, Italian researchers gathered 18 men with marathon PRs between 2:40 and 2:50. On one day, the runners ran …

Get Up and Run? Or Stay in Bed?

When my alarm chirped at 6 a.m., I rose. In a parallel universe, I sank.<p>The alarm on my iPhone sounds like crickets.<p>For a moment, I heard them in the dream I was having. Then I crossed some foggy border and was awake. But just barely.<p>It was 6 a.m., which was early but not crazy-early. Still. It had …

Can Love and Running Coexist?

You and your partner both love running and being together. So why doesn't it go so well when you actually run together?<p>"You never leave your runner" I said, grinding my teeth, and gasping.<p>Less than 24 hours after Peter had kneeled down and asked me to marry him, vowing to stick by me for better, …

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Use Yoga To Balance Out Your Run Training

<i>Yoga and run training complement each other like yin and yang.</i><p>In previous articles, I’ve shown you how to use yoga poses to inform your running …

5 Simple Ways To Eat More Vegetables

1. Load Up Your Breakfast Bagel<p>Like bagels for breakfast? Go ahead and eat them. But eat them sandwich-style with a slice of tomato, some lettuce, …

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.<p>Go on Empty (Sometimes)<p>What you …

5 Exercises That'll Make You Faster

These moves target the muscles needed for your fastest, strongest, best trail running outings ever, whether you're racing or just wanting to feel better on the trail.<p>Trail running enlists different muscles than road running, which creates different needs for strengthening. The uneven nature of a …