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7 Traits Of Mentally Tough Runners

How many of the seven key traits of mentally tough runners do you have?The post 7 Traits Of Mentally Tough Runners appeared first on Competitor.com.

Self-help

Why You Get Shortness of Breath When Climbing Stairs

If taking the steps leaves you breathless, you’re not alone. Experts explain why it happens and what you can do about it.<p>Feeling breathless at the top of a flight of stairs happens to the best of us. <i>I’ve run marathons</i>, you might think to yourself. <i>Why is this so hard?</i> Well, you're not alone. Amelia …

The Ultimate Guide To Learning How To Run

We all want to live a healthier lifestyle, but it can be difficult to get started and perhaps even more difficult to stay consistent. Some form of …

How to Be Successful and Live the Life You Want

Don't mistake what you do for a living with your life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What if I told you that it’s possible and within your reach to be successful and live the life you want and that it only requires a few simple steps? Well...simple, but not necessarily …

How "Mindful Running" Can Help You Run Faster, Farther, and More Peacefully

Ditch the headphones. Skip the smartwatch. It's time to meditate on the move.<p>The “Asics Blackout Track” is not like the one that sits next to your old high school football field. It’s a temporary indoor structure, built in a large warehouse on the outskirts of London. At only 150 meters, you have …

NEFT Vs RTGS Vs IMPS: Meaning, Timings, Transaction Limits

NEFT or National Electronic Funds Transfer, RTGS or Real Time Gross Settlement and IMPS or Immediate Payment Service are three platforms that enable …

Which part of your foot should you run on?

First question: Does landing on heels while running increase the risk of injury?<p>Beginning runners are often reminded to land on their mid-feet or …

11 mistakes you're making that are ruining your run

The feeling that you get after a good run is in a league of its own. Whether you're a new runner or have been hitting the pavement for years, every …

Exercise

5 Tips To Help You Run Your Best When The Rain Comes

I absolutely abhor running on the treadmill. I would love to meet the person who coined the nickname “dreadmill,” as I couldn’t think of a more apt …

Weather

Six fixes for when the will to run wanes... or completely disappears

We all have that friend who seems on top of his/her game all the time. This person gets up early in the morning before everyone else does, actually …

What’s the Best Solution for Runner’s Knee?

A reader wonders whether a joint supplement can help strengthen a problematic knee.<p><i>RunBigIsland writes: This might be a silly question, but I honestly don’t know. I’ve been suffering knee pain usually after seven or so miles of running. Based on the location of the pain and feedback I’ve received</i> …

Science: Running Is Better Than Every Other Exercise at Making You Live Longer

And a little bit goes a long way!<p>In what should come as welcome news to your high school gym teacher and a grim revelation to everyone who finds running to be dreadfully dull and monotonous, a new review published in <i>Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases</i>—easily my favorite peer-reviewed heart health …

Boston Marathon

Running prolongs your life – and 10 more reasons to reach for your skort | Rose George

If you want a longer life, nothing beats running – not even quitting smoking or losing weight. But it’s also a good route to happiness and fancy toenails<p>Running can prolong your life, or at least keep death at bay for an average of three more years, according to a new study that examined health and …

Research

Marathon Training 101: What matters most for 42.2K success?

Start of the BMO Vancouver Marathon. Photo: Chris Morris.<p>There’s plenty of information available on how best to plan, prepare and execute your next …

How to Eliminate Walk Breaks During Your Run

Photo: ShutterstockFor new runners, walk breaks are a common training tool used to help manage longer distances when first building fitness. They …

What I Wish I Had Known Before I Signed Up for My First Half-Marathon

I spent the past two months training for a half-marathon. It was far from my first half-marathon—it was number seven—but this one was at the Skechers …

Why You Should Run In The Pool Once Every Week

Pool running often gets a bad rap: It’s boring, it’s only for rehabbing injuries, and it’s not much of a workout. False! Turns out, it’s the smart …

Exercise

Muscles and Miles: How One Ultrarunner Makes Room for Both | REI Co-op Journal

<b>Crystal Seaver looks more like a gym rat than an ultrarunner, but she races among the best thanks to her devotion to strength training.</b><p>On the …

Running

How Our Totally Average Runner Broke the Sub-Five-Minute Mile

I was watching the 1,500-meter Olympic final last summer at a bar, a few months before my 35th birthday, when I first wondered if a middle-distance runner lurked within. It was a strange thought. At six-foot-three and 175 pounds, I have the look of a runner but not the legs. In my early thirties, …

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Top executives reveal their chief complaints about the email they receive.<p>How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

Genius

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates

News18.com: CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News Headlines, Live News Updates<p>Read CNN-News18 breaking news, latest news from India and World …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …