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Hill Running Advice for Stronger Running - Women's Running

Photo by Erik Isakson.<p><i>Question:</i> <i>“I’ve moved from the fl</i><b>atlands of Florida to</b> <b>hilly Pennsylvania,</b> <b>and I’m having</b> <b>trouble tackling the</b> <b>terrain. Running up</b></b> …

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Faster Stride Rate Might Help With Knee Pain

Impact forces decrease 14% with 10% increase in turnover.<p>There's increasing agreement among experts that people with chronic issues in a given body part might be able to get relief by altering their running form. New research out of the University of Wisconsin suggests that a quicker turnover could …

Marathons

When and Why to Swish-n-Spit Your Sports Drink

New research shows the longer the drink stays in your mouth, the bigger the boost.<p>People still have trouble believing it, but the research has been out there for nine years now: swishing a sports drink in your mouth and then spitting it out boosts performance in endurance events lasting longer than …

Benefits of Running: Your Body On...A 30-Minute Run

<b>In the first 90 seconds</b><br>In order to unleash more ATP, your cells break down glycogen, a form of glucose fuel stored in your muscles. Cells also pull glucose directly from your blood (one reason exercise is helpful in fending off high blood sugar).<p>Your body gobbles more glucose, and your muscles …

What Happens When Balance is Challenged on the Run

What body parts are most affected?<p>With spring here, a lot more of us will be doing some of our miles on trails. That's great aesthetically, but sometimes not so great in the staying-upright department. With uneven surfaces, hidden obstacles and sudden directional changes, trails can present a …

Quick Snacks for Runners

Need a snack stat? These prerun foods and drinks are ready when you are.<p>Your training plan may say it's time for your lunchtime five-miler, but your grumbling stomach begs to differ. So how can you get through your workout without keeling over from hunger? Have a snack, of course. "The right snack …

Running and Reading

Three new books offer advice and escape for every runner.<p>As you put together your summer reading list, these three new titles from Rodale—parent company of <i>Runner’s World</i>—offer something for every runner.<p><i>Running on Air: The Revolutionary Way to Run Better by Breathing Smarter</i> by running coach Budd …