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Meet the Woman Who's Going to Knit While Running the New York City Marathon

Rodale Wellness | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

Her joke soon became reality, as she tried taking her wool yarn ball on morning runs, finger knitting while putting one foot in front of the other, and planning out a 16-week marathon training schedule.

8 Tips For Running Safely And Comfortably (Enough) While Pregnant

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.03.2015 | Healthy Living

Carrie Cole ran her fastest half marathon while pregnant. "It was really hard, but really strong," remembers the 32-year-old in Wilmette, I...

Running a Marathon Was One of the Best Decisions of My Life

Julie Meyer Taylor | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Meyer Taylor

After feeling inadequate for so long, I suddenly remembered what it felt like to be good at something. I had run a marathon! I had a new friend. I was reacquainted with the idea that I was athletic, talented, and hard-working. I had given myself a gift.

11 Race Day Rules For Surviving Your First Marathon

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.02.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're training for your first marathon -- or any distance race, really -- chances are you've been putting in miles, turning down near-irresistible...

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. ...

New York Snapshot: "The White Knight of Fordham Road"

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 09.29.2015 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

I was running to Sunday yoga class in Isham Park, getting in some exercise ahead of exercise, if you know what I mean. And when I'm motivated to this extent, I'm generally not of a mind to stop until I'm done.

The Language of Fitness 101

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 09.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

If you've never had the opportunity to let "demarche" slip into social conversation, you should try it. Nobody ever knows what it means and you get ...

Moving Mountains for Epilepsy Awareness

Tory Zellick | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Tory Zellick

The Cinnamon Pass Road air is thin as Jenny LaBaw blasts through the last 10 miles of her 20 mile day. Cinnamon Pass Road, at an elevation of 12, 650 ...

Your Running Shoes Are Hurting You

Alex Charfen | Posted 09.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Charfen

It's time we take a hard look at the stated or implied benefits of traditional athletic shoes. Too often we look to fashion, trends, advertisements and celebrity endorsements for information on what shoes are good for our bodies. Instead, we should be looking at ourselves, letting our bodies tell us what works best. And that conversation starts with the way we walk.

Recurring Dream Changed My Waking Life

Sari Sheehan | Posted 09.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Sari Sheehan

The most significant was a recurring dream that spanned 12 years. The tiger dream started when I was 6 years old and concluded just before I turned 18. This dream had such an impact on my life that it propelled me forward in a way I could only have imagined.

Yeah, About That Half Marathon...

Ilana Ross | Posted 09.22.2015 | College
Ilana Ross

We start things we know we won't finish, like we're some Greek myth rolling a ball up a hill. We still begin Great American novels, start Duolingo courses in Italian, still try our hand at inventing light bulbs. Even in the face of repeated failures, we are foolishly hard-wired to be optimists.

5 Fabulous Stretches for Runners!

Yanoula Athanassakis | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Yanoula Athanassakis

As NJ and NYC-based yoga teachers, we meet a lot of pavement-pounding runners looking for relief from a wide range of symptoms from overall tightness and pain due to shortened muscles and strained tendons.

Nature and Human Flourishing

Brad Stulberg | Posted 09.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Brad Stulberg

Nature affords us so much more than its aesthetic beauty. It is critical that we protect it from all the outside forces that have encroached on so much else in the world, and in doing so, that have encroached on our ability to truly express ourselves.

Is Walking as Good a Workout as Running?

Greatist | Posted 09.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Regular cardio (at any speed) is part of a healthy lifestyle. But, lap for lap, running burns about 2.5 times more calories than walking.

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:

What's Really Behind Runner's High

dailyRx News | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
dailyRx News

By Neha Kashyap, dailyRx News Reporter The hormone that helps you feel full may also help you enjoy your morning run a little more. A new study from...

Why Walking Is Better Than Running

Prevention | Posted 09.15.2015 | Healthy Living

Exercise is undeniably healthy for you -- and in countless ways. But if you think you need to run hard in order to lose weight, there's not much data to back that up.

King of the Road

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

I dragged myself out of bed at an ungodly hour this morning to put in some much-needed time in the saddle. After topping off the tires, filling my wat...

Why Are Morning Runners So Happy?

Runner's World | Posted 09.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Runner's World

By Teal Burrell for Runner's World If you're a morning runner who is often out the door before you have breakfast, a new study suggests that you migh...

A Reason to Run

Hannah Lilly | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Hannah Lilly

It's amazing that I spend so much of my time now as a Running Coach because my first experiences with running were not pleasant. Something I've learne...

The Big Challenge I'm Setting For My 50th Birthdday

Melissa Marsted | Posted 09.08.2015 | Fifty
Melissa Marsted

My 50th birthday is just a few weeks away, so I've been training for my first 50k race, along the Oregon Coast this October. As a bit of a tune up, earlier this month I ran the Park City Half Marathon.

Confessions of a Running Addict

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

I didn't want to believe that my injury was real and ran through the pain for a long time. I figured I could just tough it out, as if it was the last climb in a gut-wrenching series of hill repeats. I should have known better.

I Literally Run Away From My Problems!

Lisa Maxwell | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Maxwell

We all need a break, a happy place where we can go and for a few minutes get away from it all, and that's what exercise can do. I encourage everyone to find their "happy place." It may be running, Zumba class, insanity, or playing a sport.

Fall Foliage Races and Runs That'll Leave You Breathless | Posted 09.02.2015 | Travel

Autumn brings changing leaves and crisp air that's perfect for a comfortable outdoor workout. To check out the East Coast's fall foliage on the run, consider registering for one of these fall foliage races and runs--colorful autumn vistas are guaranteed.

Hiking Safety Tips for You and Your Dog

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Hiking can be a wonderful activity and also great exercise for dog owners and their canine companions. There's nothing like a few hours on the trail i...