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Working Too Hard for The Runners High

Mike Sheridan | Posted 07.11.2014 | 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...

Strolling My Way to a Novel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rubinstein

A Stanford University study indicated that walking on a treadmill at "an easy, self-selected pace" while facing a blank wall helped generate 60 percent more innovative ideas when the subjects were tested psychologically for creative thinking.

The Secret Addiction of Marathon Runners

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

A person might wonder why marathoners choose to spend their time in such misery. It's not the misery that we seek, but the glorious feeling of self-admiration that follows. The marathon reveals your strengths, your faults, and your valor.

Finding My Footing: My Unlikely Path to Becoming a Runner

Cara Bigony | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Cara Bigony

It started as a distraction I hated. Then it became an obsession I craved. Then, a passion that carried me through.

Anna Judd and Operation Big

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.03.2014 | Impact
Jeff Norman

Under the radar, artists, activists, philanthropists and entrepreneurs have recently begun to join forces with military veterans to advance an audacio...

Sia Inspires Me to Be a Healthier Trans Person

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 04.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

Imagine my surprise when I realized that several of my treasured workout songs are sung by a woman I first met at a meeting to plan a trans visibility action.

How Did She Not See This Coming?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.09.2014 | Comedy

Like much of the country, Portland, Ore. has been hit by a major snowstorm over the last few days. But that did not stop a couple of joggers from brav...

The Benefits of Running in Subzero Temperatures

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Right now is gut-check time. Not many runners are out there on the roads and trails right now. If you see one, you know at least three things about them: 1. They're serious, 2. They're tough, 3. They're suffering stoically.

What Do Your Smartphone and Your Health Insurer Have in Common?

Shaan Gandhi | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Shaan Gandhi

Can your smartphone make your healthier? And, perhaps more interestingly, can your health insurer and your smartphone work together to make your healthier?

Lessons in Trying to Sail the Ship of Life

Write for the Future | Posted 10.29.2013 | College
Write for the Future

By Jamie Woodard I knew I could own the Mediterranean with my Pacific Seacraft 37. I jumped aboard ready to sail the endless plain of blue sea and ...

The Perils Of Being a Closet Runner

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 09.25.2013 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

During my 20s and 30s, I was dependent on the buzz of lacing up my running shoes and hitting the pavement to keep me sane.

Marqus Lost 160 Pounds: 'I'm Not Where I Want To Be Just Yet, But It's Coming'

Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Marqus Taylor Ag...

Stretch It Out! 5 Yoga Poses For Runners

David Magone | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
David Magone

It's important to stretch after you run in order to reduce muscular tension and maintain a healthy degree of overall mobility. The next time you head out for a jog, take five minutes to integrate these four yoga stretches into your post-run cool down routine to keep your body functioning right!

Legs Over Logic

Eugenia Chandris | Posted 05.24.2013 | Women
Eugenia Chandris

Running is happiness, mixed with a tinge of triumph and maybe a pinch of defiance. It's my recipe for energy and inspiration. It's what gets me started and keeps me going in the morning and in my life.

A 21-Minute Fix

David Willey | Posted 05.11.2013 | Healthy Living
David Willey

Running can be anything you need it to be, big or small. It can help you beat ill health. It can burn off five or 10 or 50 pounds and change your life. Or in the time it takes to watch a few video clips, it can clear your head, give you a shot of endorphins, and salvage a forgettable day.

8 Reasons Why I No Longer Jog

Linda Wolff | Posted 03.09.2013 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

I can't really remember when I gave it up, though I'm sure it was sometime in the 1900s. Back then, I didn't carry so much stuff when I ran. Now, I practically need a tool belt to hold the water bottle, iPhone, iPod and light snack for my daily, hour-long walk.

PHOTOS: 'Joggler' Beats World Record For Charity

Huffington Post | Laura Rothkopf | Posted 08.01.2012 | Impact

A student at the University of Florida spread both laughter and goodwill as he used his unconventional talent to break his third Guinness World Record...

Get Road-Ready For Spring: Leg Exercises For Runners

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Yes, it's pretty cold outside. But before you know it, it will be spring and you will be out and running again. In the event you've taken some time off from running, here are some exercises to get road ready.

Reasons To Run Outdoors In The Winter

Posted 01.07.2012 | Green

From Starre Vartan and Mother Nature Network: If you have a regular running practice, whether it's formalized with app-tracking software, or a more...

Dr. Conrad Murray is Coming! Run for Your Life !!!!

Tom Gregory | Posted 12.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Gregory

Seven weeks ago I started running. Well, jogging actually - the runners are everyone else that pass me at breakneck speed. My run is changing my lif...

How Running Changed My Life

Jeff Galloway | Posted 11.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Galloway

Before choosing a sport for the next quarter, I asked several of the other lazy kids for their choices and was surprised to hear that many had chosen winter cross country running.

Pain? What Pain?

Sam Sommers | Posted 10.08.2011 | Sports
Sam Sommers

The idea that there's a mental component to pain is hardly an unfamiliar one. But the more you learn about it, the full extent to which our experience with pain depends on situations is surprising.

Do You Run The Right Way?

Sara Gaynes | Posted 09.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Gaynes

How old were you when you learned to run? Do you even remember learning to run? Are you "good" at it?

Marathons: In the Literal Long Run, It's Training That Matters

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Just about anyone can complete a marathon if they put their minds and bodies to the effort. However, anyone also can be badly injured if there is a failure to take training seriously.

Slowly Balancing Our Goals and Lives

Tom Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Morris

Philosophers have never been known for speed. You can't go that fast in a toga, or a tweed jacket. We take our time. A professor at Yale once explaine...