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3 Myths About Strength Training For Runners

There is a lot of misinformation out there in regards to strength training for runners. Photo: www.shutterstock.com<p><i>Hitting the weights is a good</i> …

How to prepare in the last month before a marathon

Victoria's Secret<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Training to run a marathon, especially if it is your first, can be a very daunting experience. …

What Do Race Spectators Need to Know?

Whether you’re part of an enormous crowd or the lone cowbeller at a small event, you’re making a difference.<p><i>Sandie asks: What do you think race spectators (of the Boston Marathon or other events) should know?</i><p>First and foremost, spectators should know how much they mean to runners. After big races …

Marathons

The 10 Biggest Myths About Running | Competitor.com

1. You Need To Have A Certain Body Type<p>Anyone with any body type can be a runner, Steven Tally, a coach for the San Diego Tri Club explained. “I tell …

Speed Development For Distance Runners

<i>Learn how working on your top-end sprinting speed can help make you a better marathoner.</i><p>As training theory continues to evolve, coaches and exercise …

Training Tips: How To Avoid Hitting The Wall

<i>A few specific workouts can help defeat the wall before race day.</i><p>There are a few workouts or races every year when everything is going well … until …

4 Classic Track Workouts for Long-Distance Runners

<i>The track is often thought of as the playground for sprinters and middle-distance runners. But anybody who has time goals in long-distance running</i> …

Marathons

Hit The Hills, Reap The Benefits

<i>Regardless of what you’re training for, there’s a hill workout out there for you.</i><p>One of the hardest parts about constructing a great training plan is …

10 ways to manage and avoid marathon aches and pains

The GSK Human Performance Lab experts have revealed all<p>Training for a marathon or half marathon puts your body under immense pressure. Everything …

Kick Your Way To Better Race Times

<i>It’s important to work on your finishing sprint even if you aren’t trying to win races.</i><p>Races are often decided by a finishing sprint. Take the 2011 …

Ask The Coach: How Do I Overcome My Sore Achilles?

Q.<p><i>Dear Matt,</i><p><i>I’ve been dealing with pain in my right Achilles for several months. It goes away when I rest but comes right back when I start running</i> …

The Magical Powers Of Mental Mantras

<i>Repeating a few key positive words to yourself can help you work through a rough patch.</i><p>It’s no secret—running a great race requires great training: …

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

Workouts

Motivation - The Running Bug

Race-Day Disasters: Don't Let Them Happen to You!

How to avoid common problems, from overhydrating to intestinal distress.<p>Runners are planners. We pick races, plot strategies, and work hard for weeks–months! years!–to hit our goals. Yet too often, we fall apart on race day, hobbled by cramps, gutted by GI distress, slowed or sidelined by …

Mushrooms, Bacon, and Asparagus Topped With Eggs Recipe

This play on hash uses the combination of earthy mushrooms, sweet asparagus, and thick cut bacon as the base for runny fried eggs.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients8 strips thick cut bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces16 ounces button mushrooms, quartered4 sprigs thyme1 pound asparagus, cut into 2- inch …

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 …

16 Cross-Training Activities to Try

The Right Stuff?

Five prerace nutrition mistakes—and how to keep them from ruining your big day.<p>If you're like many runners, you've spent the last few months training for a big race. And as your 5-K, half-marathon, or marathon approaches, you're probably taking extra care with what you eat and drink. Maybe you're …

Bourbon-Glazed Pork Chops and Fried Eggs Recipe

Pork chops with fried eggs and a bourbon glaze are the perfect excuse to bring out the booze before noon.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons brown sugar1 teaspoon smoked paprikaKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper4 pork chops (about 1 1/4 pounds)2 tablespoons butter1/4 cup bourbon2 …

Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 tablespoon olive oil1 small beef chuck roast, about 2 pounds totalKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)3 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 tablespoon)1 (10.5 ounce can) low-sodium beef broth1 tablespoon Worcestershire …

Thirsty? Avoid These 6 Hydration Mistakes On Race Day

<i>Don’t let fluid follies slow you down.</i><p>Every runner knows that hydration is a vital component of performance. At no time is hydration more important …

26 Tips for Running Your Best 26.2

Here is everything you need to know to run your best marathon this year.<p>If you’re running a marathon this year and you’re worried about the task ahead, relax.<p>We’re here to advise you on what to do a month out, a week away, even the day of. Shoe tips? Check. Hydration strategy? It’s here. Taper …

Follow These 5 Tips And You'll Reduce Race Day Stress

Photo: Photorun.net<p>Whether you’re gearing up for your first or 100th race, check out our tips to ensure a stress-free race start!<p>Know the race course.<p>…

How to Prevent Running Injuries - 4 Bulletproof Tips | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jason Fitzgerald</i>.<p>The percentage of runners that get hurt every year is staggering. Some studies even put that …