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Motivational Posters For Runners

Look to these quotes when you need a boost.<p>1 of 164<p>"When I started running, I was so embarrassed, I'd walk when cars passed me. I'd pretend I was looking at the flowers." - Joan Benoit Samuelson<p>2 of 164<p>"The human body can only do so much. Then the heart and spirit must take over." - Sohn Kee-chung<p>3 …

Motivation

How "Mindful Running" Can Help You Run Faster, Farther, and More Peacefully

Ditch the headphones. Skip the smartwatch. It's time to meditate on the move.<p>The “Asics Blackout Track” is not like the one that sits next to your old high school football field. It’s a temporary indoor structure, built in a large warehouse on the outskirts of London. At only 150 meters, you have …

Marathons

Tim Don And On: The Man And The Company Behind This Year's Most Inspirational Story In Sports

For most companies that sponsor professional athletes, the motto usually boils down to: “what have you done for us lately?” Typically, it’s all about wins, finishing times, and even personality.<p>When it comes to pro triathlete Tim Don, the current Ironman triathlon record holder, and Swiss endurance …

Costa Rica

20 Short Motivational Quotes to Keep You Running

Short running quotes are great because they're easy to remember and they usually have a simple, though powerful, message. Not only can they give you …

Marathons

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

How Long Does It Take to Train for a Marathon?

Many runners have aspirations of running a marathon, but worry about the amount of time they'll have to dedicate to their training. The time required …

How to Become a Runner!

If you're anything like me then you were definitely not born a runner. I dreaded running that mile in PE class as a kid and admittedly endurance …

​The Best Running Documentaries

Binge these stories about running that will get you motivated to get out the door.<p>Many people would consider “binge TV season” to be during those colder months when the days are shorter and there’s less to do outside. It’s hard to find anything simpler than firing through episode after episode of …

Marathons

This Transplant Recipient Survived Cancer and Heart Failure to Compete in Ironman Triathlons

In six years, Derek Fitzgerald has completed three marathons, four Half Ironman triathlons, and five full Ironman triathlons (2.4-mile swim, 112-mile …

Marathons

13 Minutes. 9 Stretching Exercises. One Routine That'll Make You Feel Like a New Person

We're all guilty of skipping out on the stretch at the end of a workout (sorry g2g!), but stretching can decrease recovery time, reduce your risk of …

Yoga Pilates

Aug 18, 2017<p>If you’re running with a “pain in your butt,” find relief by trying these moves.<p>Jul 6, 2017<p>​You might be able to shelve your meds afterwards.<p>Jul 6, 2017<p>Holding these moves for minutes at a time releases tension in the body and the mind.<p>Jul 5, 2017<p>Burnout is a problem for anyone trying …

Yoga

Class 1: Essential Yoga

This balanced yoga class is designed for runners of all experience levels.<p>​<p>​<p><i>A yoga block and strap are recommended for this class.</i> Yoga instructor Rebecca Pacheco designed this all-levels yoga class to help runners develop greater flexibility, fitness, and mental focus. The well-rounded 25-minute …

Yoga

#FridayFuel – Coconut Quinoa and Sweet Potato Curry

Ingredients<p>1 15-ounce can chickpeas with liquid<br>• 1/2 cup dry quinoa<br>• 1 medium-large sweet potato, cubed<br>• 1/2 medium sweet onion, chopped<br>• 2-3 cloves minced …

Recipes

10 Motivational TED Talks to Start Your Morning

Enjoy a side order of inspiration and knowledge with your breakfast.<p>One of my favorite innovations in recent years is the idea of TED Talks. Whether you attend a session in person or watch online, you can learn and gain inspiration and see and hear people tell their stories and share their …

Motivation

9 Essential Post-Run Stretches

Post-run is a great time to stretch because your muscles will be warmed up. These stretches target particular areas that frequently get tight during …

How Runners Can Work on Landing Softly

Land softly while running. It’s sound advice. And certainly not new.<p>But how do you put it into practice? To answer that question, three experts …

The 3 Stages of Proper Marathon Recovery

The marathon is one of running’s ultimate goals. Because of its distance at 26.2 miles, it takes dedication and a considerably lengthier training …

4 Awesome Cross-Training Workouts for Newbies to Elite Runners

Whether you’re shuffling along on the local 5K circuit or you’re one of the few special athletes who have the Olympics in your sights, having to sit …

Death-Defying Runner Finishes Ironman

Doctors said Turia Pitt wouldn't run again, after she suffered burns over 65 percent of her body during a 2011 ultramarathon.<p>“I don’t know what to do with myself now,” Turia Pitt said, laughing, on a call from Sydney, Australia, after finishing the Ironman Australia, her first, in 13:24:42. “When …

Marathons

8 Key Yoga Poses For Runners

You already know yoga is awesome for your mind and your body. But what about using it to improve your running performance? Yoga has been around in …

Out There: 26.2 Life Lessons From the Marathon

Every time I run a marathon, two things cross my mind:<p><i>1) Marathons are stupid. Why do I keep doing this to myself?</i><p><i>2) Marathons are amazing. Why don’t</i> …

How To Treat And Beat Plantar Fasciitis

<b>Published with permission of Competitor.com</b><p>Until I was struck down with plantar fasciitis last week, I had always thought it was an injury that hit …

Running

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

9 Yoga Poses To Fight Back Bulge

What is success to you?<p>To some, when they think of success, they imagine wealth. Others want power. Some just want to make a positive impact on the …

Motivation

1 Move to Prevent Runner's Knee — Try It Today

I recently took the Best Butt Ever class at Equinox, where I met the bubbly, ridiculously enthusiastic, supersmart Caroline Jordan — one of San Francisco's sweetest and most popular trainers. Caroline taught me that booty workouts are for way more than aesthetics; strong glutes are actually so …

How To Get Used To Exercising In The Heat

Nobody likes to feel sluggish and sweaty, so when the sun is set to "broil" we understand that you'd rather take your workout to an air-conditioned …

Marathons

5 Dynamic Stretches You Should Do To Start Your Run

On days when you’re feeling more achy than usual and can’t imagine running lest something snap, crackle or pop, here are a few movements you can add …

Allerguarder Aims to Keep Kids With Food Allergies Safer!

If you were to ask any parent of a kid with food allergies what their biggest fear is, there’s a good chance the answer would be “other people …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Public Speaking