Stuart Franklin

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Workout Of The Week: Descend The Ladder

While half marathons and marathons are a matter of resisting fatigue during the later miles, 5K and 10K racing is like fighting off a lactic acid …

How to stretch after a run - Live Well

Hip flexor stretch – hold for 15 seconds<p>Step your left leg forward, keeping both feet pointing straight ahead. Keeping your back leg straight and …

Advice - Getting it right: weight relative to height in distance running

Getting It Right: Weight Relative to Height in Distance Running<p>By Frank Horwill<p>Most coaches use the Stillman height/weight ratio table for distance …

Food Groups: The Basics

<i>This section is adapted from the book, Eat Smart, Play Hard, by Liz Applegate.</i><p>You are not the average person. You’re the above-average person. You …

Nutrition

Enduring Questions: What’s Your Ideal Weight?

Some runners don't worry much about their weight. They think: I run, therefore I can eat a cow for dinner. But these same runners gain 3.3 pounds per …

Fitness

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …