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Study: How Dress Shoes Can Harm Your Feet

And why runners should care.<p>We runners think a lot about running shoes. Neutral or stability. More cushioning or less. Maybe a minimalist model. What’s on your feet matters when you run, but a new study reminds us that our everyday footwear also affects our feet, and therefore, our running.<p>The …

New Insight on an Old Question

Is peak athletic performance due to nature or nurture? In "The Sports Gene," David Epstein takes a deep dive.<p>David Epstein’s new book, The Sports Gene, published this week, is the book I’ve been waiting for since the early 1960s. I can’t imagine that anyone interested in sports--particularly the …

What Are the Right Walking and Running Speeds?

As fitness levels improve, you will need to walk or run faster and longer for continued fitness gains.<p><i>I will be turning 40 this year and I am overweight. I’m 5’7’ and weigh 195 lbs and I just started the Couch-to-5K program. I make sure I stretch before and after my work out. I do my regiment every</i> …

What Are My Carb Needs for Half Training?

Tips on proper running nutrition for your first half-marathon.<p><i>Hey Susan,</i><p><i>I'm preparing to start training for my first half and I'm concerned about getting the right amount of carbs during training. I'm hoping maybe you could give me a few tips on how to better satisfy my carbohydrate</i> …

Pro Power Analysis: Stages 18-19 at the Tour de France

Sky and Chris Froome celebrated victory on Sunday at the 100th Tour de France. Cycling is a team sport and Froome has depended on complete dedication …

Mountain Biking Wales

BikePark Wales is the UK’s first full scale mountain bike park in the heart of the South Wales valleys, built by riders for riders. We believe in …

Mountain Biking

Stolen Bike Statistics website launches

The website Stolen Bike Statistics was launched yesterday, and plots every reported bike theft in England and Wales using police crime report …

Eating Less Produce Linked to Shorter Life

More support for five servings of fruit and vegetables per day.<p>Getting five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day is a common recommendation, but that advice usually centers on how having this habit can help you avoid disease, not death. A new study (link is PDF) published in the</i> …

Five amazing places to experience another culture

Learning about the culture and customs of other people is one of the great experiences of travel. Explore the planet's diversity with one of these locally owned and authentic tribal encounters.<p>Trekking with the H'mong around Sapa, northern Vietnam<p>Negotiate generations-old mountain tracks and …

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