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I Tried a High-Tech Running Shoe Designed Just for Women | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living

By Rozalynn S. Frazier When it comes to running shoes, I'd consider myself an expert. Not only because I have been a consistent runner for the past 1...

Why My Advice To Younger Women Is This: 'RUN!'

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 02.08.2016 | Fifty
Elaine Ambrose

A young reporter requested an interview about what advice I would give to younger women. I assumed my wisdom was needed because I'm older and still dress myself and use the toilet unassisted.

Hamstring Strain: So Many Tears, So Little Time

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

The purpose of warming up before you exercise is to increase tissue temperature for better extensibility and injury prevention, said Lathrop, who recommends taking your body into active stretching by mimicking the movement that is going to be performed, for example, walking before running.

The Reason People Run Ridiculous Distances Has Little to Do With Physical Fitness

Science of Us | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

That's the essence of flow: taking on something a little intimidating, conquering it, and relishing in the unbeatable reward of being able to do what was just a short while ago seemingly impossible. And if someone wants to chase that feeling for 50-plus miles, well, who can blame them?

How College Students Can Perform Better By Scaling Back

Carly Stern | Posted 02.03.2016 | College
Carly Stern

To deliberately pull back and do less - and to remain certain this won't detract from a strong performance - feels backwards, foreign to the way we college students are programmed to operate.

I've Never Been a Runner

Tony DeSantis | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Tony DeSantis

I've never been a runner. An athlete my whole life, running for fun was deemed unnecessary, if not totally uncalled for. I was on the practice field...

Science Says You Should Dance to Beyoncé Before You Run

PureWow | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living

Who run the world? You. Even when it's freezing outside. But despite the fact that you're a pro at layering and know exactly how to protect your phone...

Dave McGillivray - Accomplisher

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 01.30.2016 | 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.

Runners Without Borders

Shoshana Ben-David | Posted 01.22.2016 | Impact
Shoshana Ben-David

The past few months in Jerusalem have been chaotic. A new terror attack almost every day and ongoing violence between Jews and Arabs in the city. As a...

All Races and Classes Run Together

Jad Daley | Posted 01.19.2016 | Green
Jad Daley

It hit me as I rounded the bend of a running race here in the nation's capital on the eve of Martin Luther King Day--in a country painfully divided by...

Harry Potter Fans Race for Rickman, "Always" Tee

Joe Waters | Posted 01.15.2016 | Impact
Joe Waters

Less than 24 hours after launching an "Always" tee on the t-shirt fundraising site Booster, Hogwarts Running Club has sold 1,265 shirts and raised $...

Mark Zuckerberg Resolved To Run 365 Miles This Year

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living

According to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, 2016 is the year of running.  Zuckerberg shared his fitness goal -- running 365 miles, or one mile...

4 Resolutions Every Runner Should Make

U.S. News & World Report | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.03.2016 | Healthy Living

Ready to take on the new year with some running resolutions that will make you stronger and faster? By setting some simple goals for yourself, you ca...

How One Man Is Out-Running and Out-Climbing Cancer, One Step at a Time

Tammy Letherer | Posted 12.31.2015 | Impact
Tammy Letherer

Four years ago in the shadow of Chicago's Aon building, surrounded by 40,000 people, Chicago marathon runner Jeff Goad stopped thinking about cancer a...

The Long Road to Boston

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Not every run is enjoyable. Some runs are just work. But that's okay. The hurt and the work are what make our accomplishments so sweet. Revel in the entire training experience, even the long run. Running is a blessing and an opportunity to be cherished.

What Does It Mean to Be a Marathon Finisher? A Lot

Carolee Belkin Walker | Posted 12.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Carolee Belkin Walker

"You did not perish." I had just returned from Negril, Jamaica, where I finished my first marathon, and Kevin McGuinness, my Washington, D.C., phys...

You Are Not Alone

David Willey | Posted 12.18.2015 | Healthy Living
David Willey

Fifty-seven years after the first running club was officially founded, new running tribes are popping up all over, with different agendas but the same...

Living a Boundless Life by Design

Simon Donato | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
Simon Donato

Living without passion is like going for a walk in the clouds. You are aware that you are moving, but each step seems the same and you are unable to see what's around you, or to appreciate the view. Do things that you enjoy, and enrich your day-to-day.

Believing in the Impossible and Dreaming Big

Melissa Marsted | Posted 12.17.2015 | Women
Melissa Marsted

Cancer has been a specter in my family. My grandmother, Granny Lu, a strong, petite woman, the daughter of AC Gilbert, an inventor and Olympic gold medal-winner and owner of The Toy Barn, a former toy store in Hamden, Connecticut, was diagnosed with cancer when I was a teenager.

An Argument for Less Intense Exercise

Katie Seaver | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Katie Seaver

Not because you have to do it. Far from it! But simply because I don't see this approach to exercise -- moderate, super-easy, not-painful, cheap and pleasant -- advertised as much as I think it should be.

Client Name: Mara Thon, Age: 26.2

Aleeka Kay Edwards | Posted 12.23.2015 | Hawaii
Aleeka Kay Edwards

Long-distance running is very similar to financial planning, both require persistence, consistency, proper pacing and the ability to trust your process.

What's Next: The Outside Guide to 2016

Outside Magazine | Posted 01.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Outside Magazine

From new sports (bikepacking!) to epic expeditions (high school twins will make first descents in Antarctica!), Outside is laying down 22 bold predict...

7 Marathons Perfect for Beginners

Rodale Wellness | Posted 12.16.2015 | 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.

The Spirituality Of Long-Distance Running

The New Yorker | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.15.2015 | Religion
Read More: Running, Religion News

Sortly after sunrise, on June 14, 2015, a Finnish man named Ashprihanal Aalto stood on Eighty-fourth Avenue, in Queens. At 6A.M., he began running ar...

538-Pound Man Keeps His Race Resolution

Runner's World | Posted 12.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Runner's World

In return for the flood of encouragement he's received online and at races, Mitchell said he hopes his story will inspire others in similar situations to take the first step toward living a healthier life.