Susan Casar

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4 Steps To Staying Properly Hydrated On The Run

Marla Brizel is training for her first marathon this fall, but she’s far from a novice. The 26-year-old from Chicago has been running for about two …

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Runners and Eaters

Simple habits of a healthy life.<p>People who take up running (and stick to it) and people who lose pounds (and keep them off) have habits in common. Here they are:<p><b>1. Create a support network.</b><p>Make friends to meet for workouts, share victories with, and comfort through setbacks and bad races. A …

Fitness

How to Stay Safe on the Run

These basic self defense moves will help you defend yourself if attacked.<p>Running alone can be a great way to start off your morning or detox after a long day at work, but it's important to be safe when hitting the roads solo. We set out to get the best safety tips from Officer Thomas DeFrank, crime …

Roads

How to Set a Long Term Running Goal

How to pick and train for a worthy goal that is six, nine, or 12 months out.<p>As you set your goals for the New Year, consider planning beyond your next race or even your next season and choosing an ambitious long-term target. "If you're just looking at lots of short cycles, it's hard to reach your …

Marathons

Setting Goals To Support Your Dreams In Sport and Life

‘Tis the season to wring out the past year and ring in the new year! While I regularly set daily, weekly and monthly goals, I do like to take …

Motivation

7 Strategies to Help You Become a Mentally Strong Runner During Races

As runners, we’re always looking for that extra edge in training to make us faster and more consistent on the race course. Understandably, most of …

Are Bouncy Running Strides More Economical?

A new study of "stride angle" produces unexpected results.<p>Running economy, often explained as the equivalent of gas mileage for runners, is a bit of a black art. There are plenty of theories about what influences it, and one famous study showed that Paula Radcliffe managed to improve her economy …

Research

Run Up, Run Down: Two Training Techniques to Get Faster

If running faster is your 2014 resolutions, use these tips to hit a new PR.<p>In my book, Running On Air, I promote an effort scale related to rhythmic breathing that allows a runner to gauge their running pace and perform a number of different “workouts” within a training program. This effort scale …

Marathons

Should I Stretch Before or After My Runs?

Neither, experts say. Or if you must, do it after your workout—not before.<p>You’ve seen the iconic image of a runner bent over and touching his toes. You’ve probably seen plenty of runners doing this before races. So it may surprise you to hear that this so-called static stretching—attempting to …

Exercise

Arch Enemy

Five simple stretches and exercises that can cure & prevent plantar fasciitis.<p><b>Plantar fasciitis</b> is a runner's recurring nightmare. It's a notoriously stubborn injury that strikes when the thick band of fibers that runs along the bottom of the foot becomes inflamed. It can start as a minor …

Workouts

Running Shoe Talk: New Release! - Women's Running

<b>Born from a desire to combine two of its most advanced technologies into one, Nike is gearing up to release the Flyknit Lunar2 on February 6, 2013.</b> …

Women's Running Series

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 …

Workouts

Motivation - The Running Bug

One of our favorite winter motivational photos that never fails to get us up and moving! http://t.co/ySCznqXWPF

Articles about 8 inspiring minimalist bathrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah Walker used a simple palette of gray and white tile, black...<p>Clean lines meet earth tones in this …

Storage Ideas

Rosie's Buttermilk Biscuits

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Baird of SprinkleBakes lets us in on her grandmother's secrets for making perfect buttermilk biscuits.</i><p>As a child, my grandparents' farm was my favorite place on …

Baking