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You Can Run a Half-Marathon!

Training for a half-marathon burns calories, sculpts lean muscle, and turns you into an endurance machine<p>If you think runners are half crazy, you're right—they're crazy for half-marathons. And women are leading the pack: The number of people who've finished a half-marathon (13.1 miles) has more …

Build a Better Knee

Key exercises to get (and stay) pain-free.<p>The same training philosophy applies whether you're recovering from a knee injury or trying to prevent one. Ideally, your off-road workout should include stretching and strengthening--stretching to keep the IT band from causing friction, and strengthening …

Eat - The Running Bug

Running for Beginners: FAQs

Run your way to a better body with these beginner tips from Runner's World<p><b>How do I get started?</b>Start walking for a length of time that feels comfortable--anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes. Once you can walk for 30 minutes easily, sprinkle 1- to 2-minute running sessions into your walking. As time goes …

6 Reasons to Start Running

It'll help you stress less, fight cancer, and boost your bones

Triathlete Fall/Winter '13 Shoe Review

As you’re logging miles this winter to build the foundation for next season, make sure you have the shoes to match up with each important workout on …