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Benefits of Running

4 Resolutions Every Runner Should Make

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.03.2016 | Healthy Living

Ready to take on the new year with some running resolutions that will make you stronger and faster? By setting some simple goals for yourself, you can...

Ultramarathons May Briefly Shrink Your Brain, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.18.2015 | Science

Let's all just agree: Ultramarathoners are insane superhuman. A mere 26.2-mile run doesn't satisfy them. Instead, they chase adrenaline for hundreds o...

A Shockingly Small Amount Of Running Can Boost Your Health

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.09.2015 | Healthy Living

If you can't imagine running for longer than 10 minutes, you're not a lost cause in the running world. In fact, running for just 10 minutes, five days...

Want To Be A Better Runner? Try Walking

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.16.2015 | Healthy Living

Ever since I started running, I've been subjected to what I'd call "pace shaming." It leaves me with a nagging feeling that I'm doing something wrong ...

10 Reasons To Run That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Earlier this year, I decided to commit to a regular running routine because climbing the stairs to my third-floor walkup wasn't really enough cardio. ...

5 Wondrous Ways Running Improves Your Health

Posted 07.22.2015 | OWN

Running can do real wonders for your health, especially if you have the right gear. 1. Better Knees Think running wears out your knees? Think aga...

41 Percent Of Americans Feel 'Frisky' After Going For A Run

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir & Alena Hall | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living

For many runners, the finish line can be found in the bedroom. According to a 2015 survey by Brooks Running Company, 41 percent of U.S. respondents ex...

If You Are An Older Adult Who Wants To Stay Youthful, Do This Exercise

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.20.2014 | Fifty

Consistently running for exercise seems to slow down the aging process and allows older people to move more easily, according to a new small-scale stu...

LOOK: How To Get A Higher Income, A Happier Marriage And More Birthday Cakes

Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sally Tamarkin They had us at "37 percent more smiles." Imagine a reality in which everyone knew the euphoria of a post-run endorphin rush,...

7 Reasons Why Running Is Good For Your Soul

Michael O'Loughlin | Posted 03.26.2013 | Religion
Michael O'Loughlin

Like many, I started running while in college to get in shape and lose a few pounds. Later, during long-distance training, I realized that while the physical benefits were obvious and welcome, the spiritual benefits of running were just as beneficial to me.

Why I Run

David Ernesto Munar | Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago
David Ernesto Munar

In adolescence, I ran from the taunting and torment of being a fat, gay kid with little ability to change my circumstances. Today, I chase transcendence in new ways.