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Runners Without Borders Brings Jewish And Arab Teens Together

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 06.26.2015 | Religion

A group of teens in Jerusalem is making strides toward interfaith understanding. Runners Without Borders brings young people from Jewish and Arab h...

7 Myths About Running That Every Beginner Should Ignore

Kayla Matthews | Posted 06.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

Perhaps you searched websites and purchased a few specialty running magazines to help you get off to a strong start. That's generally a solid approach when it comes to learning about something new, but there are some pervasive myths that could confuse you as a beginning runner. Here are just a few of them:

Are You Running Too Much? 5 Warning Signs

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

If you don't rest enough, your body can't adapt. A little "prehab" outweighs rehab any day.

When Coming In Last Place Feels Like First

Becky Tountas | Posted 06.10.2015 | Parents
Becky Tountas

As soon as the race started, she threw herself on the ground and yelled, "I can't run, Mommy!" She wouldn't budge, despite my pleading.

What Makes Jamaicans So Dominant at Track and Field?

Quora | Posted 06.10.2015 | Sports
Quora

I used to coach sprints alongside Donald Quarrie, four-time Olympic medallist for Jamaica -- including a gold medal in the 200 meters in the 1976 Montreal Olympics.

5 Tips To Help You Run Faster

Details | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Details

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.

My Wedding Was My Inspiration, But I Lost 40 Pounds For Me

Casey Dembowski | Posted 06.11.2015 | Weddings
Casey Dembowski

It's easy to call me a fitness fanatic bride and be done with it. But losing all that weight was never my goal -- and I didn't "do it for the wedding." I just did it for me.

Running Free

Hilal Isler | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Hilal Isler

Today, when I tell people I grew up in Saudi Arabia, they're often surprised. I can't explain to them that coming of age in a country governed by the most orthodox of men, has actually made me a stronger woman. It doesn't seem to make much sense, does it? But there it is.

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...

Take the Pressure Off

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by Elizabeth Comeau, digital editor at Runner's World and Zelle "How far are we going, and how fast?" my mother/runner friend asked me. "I don't ...

Bullied for Being Biracial | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 06.05.2015 | Black Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Growing up in a small town Pennsylvania, Alexis Rydbom was bullied and faced racial discrimination because she is a biracial. She shares her story with Jimmy Nguyen, and talks about how she overcame her childhood challenges to become a confident young woman.

Running 50 Miles Across the Grand Canyon

Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal | Posted 06.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Mariappan Jawaharlal

Unfortunately with the development of engineering and technology, we are losing our love and the ability for running. Running is easy and fun. Start small. Aim for a 5K in two or three months. Increase your mileage gradually.

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...

An Afternoon With Scott Jurek

Patrick Daniel | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Patrick Daniel

When Scott Jurek, world-famous athlete and dedicated vegan, visited Harvard Business School last week, his fireside chat with Jose B. Alvarez, HBS senior lecturer, revealed lessons that will make you go that extra mile.

3 Ways to Become a Better Runner

Quora | Posted 05.26.2015 | Sports
Quora

This is the most important change you can make to your training. Most beginning runners train at one speed, running at moderate (or even max) effort every session. While that's enough to drive meaningful aerobic gains, it's not the most effective way to get fast. In fact, most coaches will refer to moderate effort runs as "junk miles."

The 6 Most Common Running Pains And When To See A Doctor

SELF | Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

One of the most challenging parts of running is preventing wear and tear, so here's the low-down on the most common and problematic injuries David Geier, MD sees in runners, how to fix them yourself and when to get help.

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.