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20 Tips For Your First Marathon

Avelist | Posted 11.14.2015 | 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 10.29.2015 | 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 10.28.2015 | 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 thousan...

Tips and Tricks for the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

Eric Rayvid | Posted 10.27.2015 | 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 10.27.2015 | 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 10.13.2015 | 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 09.16.2015 | 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 08.25.2015 | 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...

Half Marathon Training for Beginners

Hannah McGoldrick | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Hannah McGoldrick

Believe it or not, if your long runs are up to three miles, you're ready to train for a half-marathon. Running 13.1 miles might seem impossible now, but you will make it, as long as you take it one week -- and one mile -- at a time.

Time to Get Your Jogging Shoes On

John Toomey | Posted 08.03.2015 | Healthy Living
John Toomey

So you have never been a runner but fancy the idea of being one. Or perhaps you cannot remember the last time you actually went for a run. A few days...

5 Running Mistakes Beginners Always Make | Posted 07.29.2015 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Cohen Summertime is the perfect season to start a running program. With the sun shining, there's simply no reason tonot lace up your sn...

11 Training Tips for Running Your First Half-Marathon | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living

Running a half-marathon is all the rage these days, especially among women. So why are women rushing to the starting line?

5 Tips To Help You Run Faster

Details | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Each step drains a bit more life from your body, but you dig deep, search for motivation, and inch closer to the finish. Then, that Kenny G track you've been meaning to take off your iPod starts up, or worse, Pandora goes to a commercial. Don't let this happen.

How I Run With Mindfulness

Hanne Suorza | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Hanne Suorza

Working my body, resetting my mind. Photograph by Eldrid Suorza A river is flowing by the path where I run. When I tune in and concentrate I hear...

5 Ways To Make Sense Of Your Running Data

Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Elizabeth Palermo Published: May 04, 2015 07:11am ET on LiveScience. GPS running watches can track everything from your steps per minute t...

Improve Your Running Stamina With Progression Runs

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Progression runs were once called the Kenyan secret. They're great for building stamina, mental strength, and teaching the body to run increasingly fa...


Jennifer Langione | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

"I didn't know you were into running," my grandpa said over the phone as I recovered on the couch a few hours after the race. "I didn't either," I replied, laughing. Others expressed similar surprise that the "gym girl" had now turned into a runner.

4 Simple Steps to Supercharge Your Runs and Your Brain With Mindfulness

Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee | Posted 05.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Sandler and Jessica Lee

Like the old expression to kill two birds with one stone (sorry birds), adding mindfulness to exercise helps you boost both your mental and physical fitness at the same time. And exercising mindfully helps you get in the zone, making exercise easier, more enjoyable and energizing.

When It Comes to Exercise, It All Starts From the Ground Up!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Spring is on its way so, regardless of what sporting or exercise activity you participate in, if you want to be successful and get the most out of your performance, start from the bottom up. Yes, feet first!

7 Cool Things Every Runner Needs

PureWow | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Leggings are on. Playlist is queued up. You've got the essentials, but how about taking your run to the next level with, say, earbuds that light up to the beat of your music?

Tips to Prevent 5 Common Running Injuries

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Compulsivity plus injury equals a challenging equation for both athlete and physician. Addressing this with athletes is a delicate balance. Education is critical for not only validating their doubts but also strengthening one's alliance with the athlete and the compliance with training alterations.

How To Run Faster By Spring

Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living

By Christine Yu for Life by DailyBurn Now that all the big fall races are over and the weather is getting colder, most people are ready to pack awa...

Yoga-tta Acclimate to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...

5 Tips For New Runners

Nicole Scott | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Nicole Scott

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to become a runner, here are some tips to help you set off on the right foot. There is a ton of information out there on how to do it the "right way," and I'd argue that you have to find the way that works best for you!

12 Secrets From The Pros To Run Your Best Race

Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jordan Shakeshaft for Life by DailyBurn For Meb Keflezighi it happened at mile 15 of the 2014 Boston Marathon, when he surged ahead of the pack ...