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Working Too Hard for The Runners High

Mike Sheridan | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

Epinephrine (or adrenaline) is likely the hormone responsible for the 'high' from running, as it's the same feeling adrenal junkies live for. As was i...

This Man Plans To Run Across America -- Barefoot

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Most runners have a favorite (and sometimes expensive!) pair of running sneakers, but avid marathon runner Alex Ramsey has decided to forgo shoes alto...

5 Lessons Marathon Running Has Taught Me

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

You get out of things what you put into them. When you get to the starting line of a race, you either trained, or you didn't. You can't lie your way through it. If you haven't logged the miles, it's going to show. Such is the way it is in life.

A Non-Runner's Guide to Runners

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Not sure how to interact with these strange aerobic creatures? Our FAQ will help. by Mark Remy, writer, runner and creator of Remy's World Summer is...

Some Healthy Rivalry Could Actually Help You Run Faster

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living

If you've ever run a race, whether it be a 5K fun run or a full-on marathon, you may have experienced this: There's that one runner who you've seen be...

How Meeting Susan Anspach Completed The Circle

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 08.31.2014 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

Susan Anspach is best known for her appearances with Jack Nicholson in "Five Easy Pieces" and Michael Douglas in "Running," but a more obscure European production, "Montenegro," may be her masterpiece.

Runners: Professional Compliment Dodgers

Audra Rundle | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Audra Rundle

Running may be a sport made up of individuals, but it is the collaborative sense of accomplishing great things and reaching new physical and mental limits that binds us as a group. We love to support one another, so why can't we accept the support from others?

Sarah Klein

What's Really In Those Energy Chews For Athletes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.30.2014 | Healthy Living

Evaporated cane juice, fructose, sea salt, tapioca syrup, unsweetened chocolate, invert sugar syrup, cocoa powder, sucrose, confectioner's glaze. T...

10 Yoga Poses For Runners

Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jeremy Berger for Men's Journal This won't be the first time somebody tries to get you into yoga. Yoga converts are evangelical: There's the pea...

The 5 Most Difficult Things About Running In The Summer

Joe Dyas | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Dyas

As the fall cross country and marathon season is quickly approaching, runners from all across the nation are trying to build the foundation that will take them to new personal records and successes.

The Mysterious Makings of a Winning Team

Linda Flanagan | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports
Linda Flanagan

What makes for a championship team? If you think you'll find the answer from the athletes themselves, you'll likely be disappointed. It's the rare a...

Running With Purpose

Garth Watson | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports
Garth Watson

On May 11, 2014, in Oceanside, CA, I embarked on my running journey across America with the goal of finishing on Aug. 15 in New York City.

6 Things I Learned From My First 5K

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Rodale The alarm went off at 5:15 a.m. on Sunday. As it buzzed, I lay there and thought to myself, W...

10 Top Race Dos And Don'ts

SELF | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

Race season is upon us. Make the most of yours with our road-tested rights and wrongs so you'll know exactly what to do (and, ahem, what you can get away with) before your next fit event.

Heroes Bid High! A Celebration Of Heroes, Heart And Hope

Eduardo P. Garcia | Posted 08.18.2014 | Impact
Eduardo P. Garcia

The morning run in Central Park before that evening's main event had me surrounded for the very first time by other amputees. I arrived excited, a little nervous, and naively wearing my prosthesis.

Sicily! Wine, Culinary & Cultural Explorations (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 06.11.2014 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

As we clinked glasses of Nero d'Avola and gobbled salty, gooey ricotta and crumbly pecorino atop crusty bread, we agreed somewhere in the world it was happy hour.

Ready, Set, Live

Karin Joy Whitley | Posted 08.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Karin Joy Whitley

You can step out of your comfort zone and strive for a life of joy and passion. Don't miss your chance.

If I Could Talk to My High School Self About Running

Audra Rundle | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Audra Rundle

I am nothing like the runner I once was. I don't have a coach telling me what to run and how to improve. I have to figure that out for myself, and I have a great time mapping out new routes and reading and researching new gear to try out on my long runs.

5 Life Lessons From Running An Ultra-Marathon

Nicole Scott | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Scott

Each step I took was just one step closer to crossing the finish line of my 50-mile dream. Take your first step and see where it takes you.

Great Legs, Gross Teeth: Endurance Runners and Tooth Decay

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Runners have a contagious energy, an unusually positive outlook on life, and let's face it -- they look good in their spandex shorts. But, according to dentists and health professionals, runners and other endurance athletes are more prone to tooth decay and dental problems than the rest of the population.

Because I Can

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

"At least you can run," I offered. One of my kids' middle school teachers was lamenting how middle age has slowed her pace. She awakens at dawn, run...

Why I Have to Stay Hidden

Tracy Morrison | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Tracy Morrison

"I don't understand. I'd feel better if you wore a reflector." It's because you're 6'4" and 220 pounds and a man. You think about getting hit by a car. I think about being attacked. I think about it every time I step out of the door to run alone... whether at 3:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.

Why We Run: A Philosophical Look at the Value of Running

Brad Stulberg | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Stulberg

The reasons we run are often extremely personal, and being a runner can take on various meanings. At the same time, though, there are things that many runners hold in common, none of which may be more salient than the hallowed value we place on our sport.

Nikki Lost 89 Pounds: 'Any Mom Will Tell You Scheduling Time To Exercise Can Be Very Hard'

Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series! Name: N...

The Years Just Run Away

Charlie Carillo | Posted 08.04.2014 | New York
Charlie Carillo

I take in the full measure of this guy, who's pacing like a panther as I do my stretching. He's young and strong, with wide shoulders and a narrow waist. Twenty-five years and twenty-five pounds ago, I looked like that. And now, we're going running together.