Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury. It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches,
How to build endurance gradually and avoid injury. 1. Slow your pace. You'll save energy for those bonus miles by slowing your pace. You should feel comfortable and able to carry on a conversation. A rule
Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger. Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something
Here's how to make healthier choices by quickly picking out important information from the nutrition facts panel. Like many health-concious shoppers, it takes me a little longer in the grocery store than
Having trouble completing your workouts? Here's how to train smarter to avoid fatigue. I'm running my first marathon since 1990, though I've been running consistently for nearly 30 years and ran two half-marathons
Bring this to a cookout with a bag of chips and watch it disappear. When I brought this pickle dip to a Labor Day cookout, and told fellow partygoers what it was, I watched their reactions: mildly disgusted
Our Facebook fans share their best advice for beginner runners. Welcome to our first Social Studies post! In this column, we'll share the latest trends, conversations, viral photos, video, and more, all
How to identify, treat, and recover from common injuries. Working out can be uncomfortable (especially when you're just getting started), but it should never hurt. Here is how to tell the difference between
A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer. Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and
Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner. A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs.
Burn fat with this training plan for beginners Haven't run since middle school gym? No sweat. This women's workout plan, designed by fitness guru Amy Dixon, will help you build from a walk to a run. By
And 23 percent don't even use soap. That's messed up, people. "Many people do not wash their hands when the behavior in which they engage would warrant it," begins a recent study from Michigan State University,
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As fitness levels improve, you will need to walk or run faster and longer for continued fitness gains. I will be turning 40 this year and I am overweight. I’m 5’7’ and weigh 195 lbs and I just started
I want to start running but the beginner's plan seems too slow. Hello, I have never been a good runner, when I had to run at school I hated it because it made me feel really bad, physically. Otherwise
All you need is 30 minutes, three times each week. I’ve been out of shape for the past few years and I’m trying to start running. The problem is every time I try, I get through about one or two weeks stop.