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How I Trained To Run The NYC Marathon At Age 60

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.07.2016 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

I will run my third NYC Marathon on Sunday -- one month before my 60th birthday. Here's how I trained.

10 Running Tips From Real People Who've Mastered It

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.28.2016 | Healthy Living

It’s time to pound the pavement. Starting a running routine can seem daunting. After all, what’s more intimidating than hitting your local path an...

Going For A Run? Why It Matters What Kind

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

If you're not naturally athletic, pushing yourself to where discomfort becomes your stimulus can be both physically and mentally challenging. Changing up your runs can help you do that, Jeff said.

21 Things to do if you get Shin Splints

Liana Werner-Gray | Posted 09.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Liana Werner-Gray

Shin splints (also know as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)) feels like a sharp pain along the inner edge of the shinbone that may shoot up from y...

Things I've Learned In The First Weeks Of Marathon Training

Adina Ciment | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Adina Ciment

So here is a list of the top lessons I've learned from my first few weeks that I wish I had known before those tragic first days.

The Strength Training Workout Every Runner Needs

Life by Daily Burn | Posted 08.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Life by Daily Burn

By Mallory Creveling for Life by Daily Burn Photo: Pond5 Kicking off a new running routine -- whether you're chasing your first or fifth finish line...

6 Mental Tricks to Get You Through The Last Mile of a Run | Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living

By Jordan Smith The last mile of a run is tough. You're exhausted, at the end of your playlist, and probably have other things on your mind (read: po...

8 Ways To Make Running More Fun

SELF | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living

For SELF, by Alexa Tucker. Heading out for a run always sounds like a great idea in theory. Your shoes are all laced up, you’ve got your playlist g...

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

Science of Us | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

A handful of recent studies have tried to answer what every runner, whether pro or hobbyist, has no doubt been asked by friends and family: What on earth do you think about while you're out there for so many miles?

How to Ace Your Very First Marathon

Matthew Crawt | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Matthew Crawt

Marathons can be an extremely tricky experience but by following these tips, you will be putting yourself in a much better position to succeed. There are a million and one tips on how to succeed out there but these are just a few of the basics to help get you started. Good luck!

Why Meditating Before Your Next Run Might Make You Happier

Well+GOOD | Posted 04.01.2016 | Healthy Living

It turns out that both your marathoner friends preaching that "running is therapy" and your mindfulness-obsessed pals who swear by daily meditative sessions are both right -- at least, when they're done together.

Time Management Tips for Busy Moms

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.18.2017 | Women
Rachel Hollis

One of my favorite quotes is, "If something is important to you, you'll find a way. If it's not, you'll find an excuse." I get it you're busy, we're a...

Tips to Help You Stick to an Exercise Routine

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 02.18.2017 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

No matter what obstacles you face sticking to an exercise or healthy-eating routine -- for me it's living in the Northeast where it's the dead of winter and cold and dreary most of the time -- you can do this. Here are a few of my tricks.

Goals Over Genetics

Janice Hansen | Posted 02.17.2017 | Healthy Living
Janice Hansen

There's not much that can get my daughter Amy out of bed at 5 a.m., but running through Disneyland, her favorite place on earth, is one of them. Shive...

Dave McGillivray - Accomplisher

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 01.30.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Stacey Alcorn

Dave McGillivray is a runner, race director, entrepreneur, philanthropist, author, and athlete. Step into the life of Dave McGillivray, world class accomplisher.

7 Marathons Perfect for Beginners

Rodale Wellness | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

There are loads of factors that go into choosing the right course for your first time. While location and proximity to home may be majorly important factors, other things like elevation, crowds, and bonuses (think entertainment and spectators) are all things to think about.

11 Rules Of Running Buddy Etiquette | Posted 12.04.2016 | Healthy Living

Over the weekend, I asked a girlfriend to join me for a jog along the Hudson River Park Bikeway. The weather was perfect, so we agreed to run to Chelsea Piers and back and stop for coffee afterward. But we started off on an awkward foot -- no pun intended...

20 Tips For Your First Marathon

Avelist | Posted 11.14.2016 | Healthy Living

I couldn't run a mile in high school gym, but a decade later, I completed the NYC Marathon! It was one of the best, most triumphant days of my life. I'm proof that anyone can do it! It all comes down to training. Here are my tips for crushing your first marathon.

Tips and Tricks for the 2015 NYC Marathon Part 2 - The Course

Eric Rayvid | Posted 10.29.2016 | New York
Eric Rayvid

This is the second of two posts that I've written to help you navigate the NYC Marathon, the first covers pre-race activities, this one is all about the course.

The Runner's Brain

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 10.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

This Sunday over 50k runners will be running the New York City marathon. Along the streets at any given point spectators will be cheering on thousands...

Tips and Tricks for the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

Eric Rayvid | Posted 10.27.2016 | New York
Eric Rayvid

Are you new to the NYC Marathon? Are you new to New York City? Then this post is for you! As a seven-time race veteran and New York City local for 20 years, I have a bit of an insider's view of the 26.2 miles you've trained to run.

5 Reasons Why Running Is a Metaphor for Life

Diane Lee | Posted 10.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Diane Lee

The best--and worst--thing about running is that you will never master it. You will never be perfect at it. You challenge yourself every time you lace on your shoes. Hell, it took me two years to even like running!

What's the Least Amount of Running You Need to Do to Be Healthy?

Thrillist | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Candace Nelson Credit: Shutterstock You've seen those people who wake up early, pep already in their step, to go for a five-mile run before wor...

10 Ways to Beat Boredom on Your Run

Runner's World | Posted 09.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Runner's World

Regardless of how hard or easy, or how long or short, the run should be fun. Experiment! Find the workouts and the running routes you enjoy the most and incorporate them, but keep searching out new options to keep it fresh, exciting, and interesting. Here are some suggestions for mixing up your week:

6 Tips for Buying the Right Running Shoe

Details | Posted 08.25.2016 | Healthy Living

By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) Ask any experienced runners and they'll tell you, the most important piece of fitness equip...