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New Year's Running Resolutions Already Waning? Try Running for a Charity

Melissa Fenton | Posted 01.27.2015 | Impact
Melissa Fenton

Even seasoned runners often feel a dip in their motivation and seek out a catalyst beyond their own personal or selfish reasons for running. Enter the charity race, because when your running become less about you and more about humanity, you can't help but get out the door in the morning.

4 Tips To Keep You Running This Winter

Joe Dyas | Posted 01.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Joe Dyas

One of the best things about the running community is the connections you can make. I know I'm not the only one suffering through these problems. So I decided it was time for an attitude change and try to spin this into a positive. Regardless of if you are a sub-elite trying to break into that next realm or the hobby jogger, these are the tips to stay active this winter.

Hate Running? Try This Science-Backed Trick To Make It Feel Easier

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.22.2015 | Science

If you want to run faster, focus on the finish line. No, that's just not a cheesy motto for achieving success. According to fascinating new resear...

Letters to Hadley: Mornings

Liz Olson | Posted 01.20.2015 | Women
Liz Olson

Your mom, before she was a mom, was the best sleeper of all. When we were younger, she'd sleep so hard and so late. I remember going into her room on weekend mornings and begging her to "wake up! wake up!"

We Tried It: Mile High Run Club

Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weingus

Everyone at the studio was so friendly, and Andia encouraged us to go at our own pace throughout class. At no point during class did "I'm not going to live through this" run through my head -- and trust me, that's happened in workout classes before! I left feeling energized and like I'd had a great workout.

10 Ways Running Has Changed My Life

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 01.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

Like most people, I too have been blindsided by life's curve balls that at times have left me feeling battered, despondent, and alone. And through all that, no matter how far I've fallen or how high I've rebounded, running -- my constant companion -- has never left my side.

The Marathon Runner Who Jumps Over All Hurdles

Scott Benner | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Scott Benner

It was during law school that Robin found, very much by mistake, her passion for running and fell in love with it. She describes that in the years after much of her time in the law office was spent "counting down the minutes" until she could go for a run.

5 Tips For Running In Sub-Zero Temperatures

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The key to running in the extreme cold is to protect yourself, wear the proper clothing and have an exit strategy.

Couch to 5K to Disney Marathon. You. Can. Do. This.

Melissa Fenton | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Fenton

Running It is a wicked, fulfilling, rebellious, formidable, wondrous, love/hate relationship we have. It is a privilege to know you. But it is more of a privilege to share you.

Yoga-tta Acclimate to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 01.09.2015 | 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 01.09.2015 | 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!

The One Thing You Need to Achieve Your Goals

Cliff Hsia | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Cliff Hsia

Ready. Set. Action. Take a first (baby) step towards your goals. Then take another, then another, and discover where the road leads you. You'll be amazed how far you can go.

You Can No Longer Run

ARVD/C Youth Society | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
ARVD/C Youth Society

Since I picked up long distance running in 2006 I declared that I was going to live healthy and run until I reached 100. Nothing was going to stop me -- or so I thought. Instead my heart was quietly betraying me.

4 Ways To Get More Out Of Your Treadmill Workout

Posted 12.27.2014 | Healthy Living

By A.C. Shilton for Men's Journal Treadmills are miserable machines. There's no scenery or fresh air and time just crawls on them. But where there'...

Runners Should Never Have to Pay for Their Race Photos

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

You know what I don't like about the "big race" experience? The never-ending chain of emails from photo vendors teasing you with expensive photos of y...

We Are Not a Type

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.19.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

There I was, feeling as graceful as a water buffalo, running next to what I felt like was a pack of gazelles.

10 Lessons the U.S. Will Learn From CUBA

Alexia Parks | Posted 12.19.2014 | Impact
Alexia Parks

There was a time when I ran a 10K race with the Mayor of Yelapa, Cuba. As we headed uphill on the only asphalt road going into and out of town, we were passed by a group of teenage girls running barefoot.

21 Eureka Moments That Only Runners Have

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Eureka moments of genius are common to runners. They happen mid-run as a result of fatigue, high endorphins, low cortisol, self-righteousness, and a groovy "one-with-naturedness" that would make Ralph Waldo Emerson envious.

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 ...

What It Takes To Be A Vegan Runner

Matt Frazier | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Frazier

If in the moment neither running nor being vegan is as pleasurable as the alternative, then whatever drives me to run and abstain from all animal products, day in and day out, must be pretty darn compelling. And it is.

Marathon Man: Will Boston Billy Rodgers Ever Stop Running?

Michael Levin | Posted 12.15.2014 | Sports
Michael Levin

Just 40 years ago, when Bill Rodgers won his first Boston Marathon, running was considered a bizarre thing to do. Truckers threw beer cans at runners' heads.

17 Photos That Prove 2014 Was A Great Year For Running

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein & Damon Dahlen | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living

It has been a good year for running. A new world record in the marathon was established in Berlin and a new national marathon hero was establish in...

Running on Fumes

Andrew Knott | Posted 12.10.2014 | Parents
Andrew Knott

What made me decide to dive head first into the world of running? Besides, of course, the constant and burning desire, which only the parents of young children can truly understand, to get out of the freaking house and wallow in aloneness?

Never Limit Where Running Can Take You

Brian Boyle | Posted 12.10.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

To be able to not only walk, but to run is a beautiful thing.

Homecoming Greek-Style

Dean Karnazes | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Dean Karnazes

It is a tremendous honor to be affiliated with the Navarino Challenge and witness all the good this event does for the Greek economy and for the Greek people. But more than that, it is a supreme delight to watch all the smiling faces crossing that finish line. OPA!