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When Your Mind Is Out Of Ideas, Try Your Body

Jessica Wang | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Jessica Wang

Most people exercise to clear their minds. I don't. I use this time to meet with myself and to tap into my inner wisdom.

11 Life Lessons To Learn From Running

Quora | Posted 05.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

Around 5-6 years ago, I smoked, I was overweight, and only exercised occasionally. Being a fan of radical turns in my life, I decided one day to go on a week-long liquid diet, I stopped smoking, and I took up running, with the only goal in my mind to some time run the half marathon in my home town.

5 Unexpected Benefits of Running

Lauren Russo | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Lauren Russo

As a three‐time marathoner, I've logged a lot of miles. While I can't say every mile was enjoyable, I love running because it has so many rewards. Of course some benefits are more obvious than others. I love to run because it helps me sleep better.

Avoid These 5 Common Race Day Mistakes

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 05.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Races can be exhilarating and fun, but they can also be demoralizing and difficult. The smallest details can make a huge difference. To save you the trouble (and embarrassment) of having to learn from your own race day mistakes, I'll share mine with you.

Trail Racing: From Passion to Profession

Leo Welder | Posted 05.13.2015 | Small Business
Leo Welder

A person (and in this case, a couple) must be fearless, strong and adventurous to willingly face such a challenge. Coincidentally, these are the same traits required of an entrepreneur.

How To Choose The Best Workout For Your Current Mood

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're in the process of talking yourself out of another sweat session, stop right there. It's likely that the problem lies not with your genera...

Nepal: How Runners, Walkers Can Help Today

William Lambers | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

Many of the families were left homeless and have lost their food supply in the devastation. They have little or no resources to fall back on. They were living in poverty even before the earthquake, so you can imagine how desperately they need the support now.

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...

Why I Chose Anti-Anxiety Medication

Elli Thompson Purtell | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Elli Thompson Purtell

Anxiety can make you a prisoner to your own mind. It exhaustively beats your spirit to a pulp. It doesn't go away no matter what you try and how badly you want to change. When decided upon thoughtfully and responsibly, medication can be a lifesaver.

Why Does the First Mile of My Run Suck So Much?

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The trick, for beginning runners especially, is to overcome the initial discomfort knowing that an enjoyable run awaits you on the other side of mile one or two. Easier said than done, right? Even as a veteran runner, I struggle with the first mile. Here's how you can make your first mile of a run better.

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...

#WomenRunTheWorld

Jennifer Langione | Posted 04.27.2015 | 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.

How To Improve Your Running From Head To Toe

Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living

By Mallory Creveling for Life by DailyBurn If you want to feel good while running faster and longer -- and who doesn't? -- it's all about making th...

How To Run Your First Half Marathon After 50

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 04.26.2015 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

I recently reached out to fitness expert Joel Harper to get his take on training for a half-marathon. And you know what? He says you can do it, too. Read on to find out his tips:

A Practical Running Plan For Beginners

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

You might become a marathoner someday, or you might join the legions of enthusiastic, mud-covered, obstacle course racers. But that's not why you're reading this blog. Right now, let's just focus on getting out the door and into the fresh air.

Why I Have to Keep Running

Meg Stone | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Meg Stone

The only way I could soothe myself was to run. The distance I ran that day would not have gotten me to the finish line of a 5k. Two sluggish, 12.5-minute miles were the best I could do. But I was outside. In my city.

11-Year-Old Running Half Marathon to Save the Wolves

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.23.2015 | Impact
Jason Saltmarsh

By the time August rolls around he'll start adding some progressively longer runs each weekend to build up his endurance. He's hoping to run like a wolf tracking its prey over long distances: calm, easy, and patient until the end.

Tamara Mena, Motivational Speaker, Model and Wheelchair User On Staying Positive and Advocating For A Cure For Spinal Cord Injuries

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women
Sarah Blahovec

Prior to her accident, Tamara was set on becoming a fitness model. Her paralysis changed the course of her modeling: "I was in my best shape before the accident, especially my legs and abs. And ironically that's what I lost after the injury as a T-3 paraplegic.

This Obstacle Course Makes Your Marathon Look Like Child's Play

Posted 04.20.2015 | Sports

Have you ever thought about entering a race, but ultimately decided it was too easy? Ever wished that boring 10k could be livened up by nightstick-wie...

Faithful Runners: Why Churches Are Running Marathons For God

Deseret News | Jennifer Graham | Posted 04.20.2015 | Religion

At the start of the Boston Marathon next Monday, runners will congregate by a church that posts a banner with an appropriate Bible verse: “Those who...

The Boston Marathon Bombings -- Two Years Later

Connor Belson | Posted 04.20.2015 | Sports
Connor Belson

It took me two and a half years, almost exactly two years after the bombings, to do it. It took a lot of frustration and a lot of drive and a lot of getting up after being again knocked down and a lot of struggle.

How Everyone With a Smartphone Can Feed a Hungry Child

William Lambers | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

Technology has developed unique and even easy ways to help people a world away. One of them is the free app Charity Miles.

Young Woman Raises $100K Running Marathons For St. Jude

Melissa Fenton | Posted 04.16.2015 | Impact
Melissa Fenton

When Kyllian Warman's father was diagnosed with cancer when she was just a high school freshman, her family, determined to have her father see her graduate high school, fought the disease with all their might. But while treatments may have failed him, Kyllian did not.

Taming the Beast: How I Stopped the Blame Game From Controlling My Life

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren Kruczyk

I escaped the cage and found freedom from the wood pellets and stale feeder food. Maybe certain people tried to look for me; maybe they didn't. I didn't care. I was a hamster with a plan. I came to a fork, took the road less traveled and began running like my life depended on it (and hey, maybe it did).

Workout of the Week: The Two-Part Tempo Run

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Have you ever felt a race slipping away from you after a strong start? Have you been passed, or run out of gas, just a mile or two from the finish line? Every runner can benefit from increased endurance. Tempo runs are just the thing to help you become better at running faster for longer periods of time.