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This Blind Grandpa Is Running 11,000 Miles Around The U.S. To Raise Funds For Cystic Fibrosis

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.20.2014 | Impact

David Kuhn is jogging through every perimeter state in the U.S., a distance about the equivalent of 420 marathons. It's a feat many would consider adm...

19 Reasons To Start Running

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living

You can probably come up with countless reasons for why you just can't run. You don't have enough time or enough energy or the right neighborhood or t...

Where Beauty Is Found

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

Throughout the years, running has meant many different things to me. It's been an escape from my problems, a way to empty my mind of stress, and most recently, a spiritual awakening to engaging in a life with greater purpose.

18 Photos That Will Convince You To De-Stress With An Outdoor Run

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein & Damon Dahlen | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living

On the worst days, finding time to fit in a run feels like just another item on the to-do list. On the best days, finding time to fit in a run feels l...

The Oddity of the Long Distance Runner

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Long distance runners are a bizarre group of people to those who find comfort in stillness, pleasure in overindulgence, and reassurance in conformity. I know this because I was not always a runner. There was a time that I scoffed at runners and the strange counterculture of running. But, now I know better.

5 Ways To Avoid A Running Injury

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

There is nothing more upsetting to a runner than suffering an injury. Weeks, months, and even years of training and fitness can be jeopardized by a slip on the ice, a turn of the ankle, or a chronic overuse injury. Here are some simple ways you can avoid injury and stay sane.

Enough Is Enough (And a Mindfulness Approach With 5 Self-Mantras)

Sarina Tomel | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Focusing on what's not happening or what's wrong is a sure way to keep manifesting the same. And indeed it will only bring you more of what you don't ...

Nature Run

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen Ann Kennedy

If you haven't made time to unplug and get outside, I urge you to do so. The time spent in nature will rejuvenate you in a way that an electronic medium can't.

What Runners Need To Know About Heat Stroke

Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jessie Geoffray for Men's Journal There's a rather cynical debate brewing in the scientific community as to whether you're more likely to die of...

The Marine Park Runners' Club

Mark Chiusano | Posted 08.07.2014 | Books
Mark Chiusano

There's not much to the park other than the oval, a .84-mile biking path which circles a few baseball fields and a lot of green. The problem with running there is you can see exactly how far around the circle you still have to go.

Now, This Is Cardio Like You've Never Seen It

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women

They say running releases endorphins. Now it's helping one woman release her (dirty) creative side. A clever jogger who was tired of her normally m...

Christie Lost 83 Pounds: 'I Was The Only Thing Standing In My Way'

Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Name: Christie Dougherty Age: 21 Height: 5'2" Before Weight: 230 pounds How I Gained It: I grew up in a very healthy household. My parents have ...

Why My First Gay Games Is a Homecoming

Nathan M. Schaefer | Posted 08.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan M. Schaefer

The games being held in Ohio is a personal symbol of progress. Here is this huge event that takes years to plan that is proudly being hosted in the place where I grew up (a very different message from the one I received when the state changed the constitution to ban same-sex marriage).

This 90-Year-Old Vet Is Running Across The Country In Honor Of The 'Ship That Won' WWII

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact

Forrest Gump's got nothing on Ernie Andrus. The 90-year-old WWII veteran is the oldest person in the U.S. to run across America, according to CBS N...

'Train Hard, Land Soft'

Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan K. Turgeon

Runners will appreciate that the Sproing Trainer was designed with them in mind as a way to build endurance and strength without the pain that can come with pounding the pavement.

Grit and Integrity

Sarah Walton | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Walton

I encourage you, and all of us, to make promises that we know are in our best interest. To be on time, to be where we say we're going to be...to show up for life. Because when we show up, the world inevitably meets us half way. And more often than not, it even produces magic.

Run Like a Girl

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 08.04.2014 | Women
Meg Waite Clayton

Run like a girl. Study like a girl. Work like a girl. Dream like a girl. Achieve like a girl. That's what the viral spread of "Run Like a Girl" is about -- the appetite for a world in which "like a girl" isn't an insult, but rather something about which we all might be as justifiably proud

Making a Difference in the World of Giving: The Summer-Athon Season

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Some might say it is too late to participate but I would counter with that now is the perfect time for you to get involved and be Making A Difference!

How To Get Healthier In Just 5 Minutes A Day

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

In any area of self-improvement -- not just in fitness and diet -- small changes in habit can lead to amazing results. Yet even the smallest change in behavior requires willpower and conscious effort -- something that sounds as simple as running five minutes a day won't be simple in practice.

Grit and Perseverance: A Pacer's Story of 100 Miles

Dylan Armajani | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Dylan Armajani

The lessons and experiences that I witnessed in the 38 miles I had the privilege of running next to these two athletes this past weekend are remarkable. I'm not sure I even have the words to describe it.

The Secret to Running Faster

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Strides are an easy and effective way to increase your speed. By adding strides to your workout two or three times a week, you can begin to see some big changes in turnover (foot speed) and performance.

Piriformis Syndrome: A Real Pain in the Butt for Runners

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The injury often occurs when runners bump up their mileage too quickly, introduce speed sessions or sprints, or suffer a fall that directly injures the piriformis muscle. This is an injury that can sideline runners for weeks or months at a time.

The Real Danger of 'Too Much Exercise'

Brad Stulberg | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Stulberg

Unduly provocative headlines based on inconclusive science work against what should be one of our country's most important public health goals -- getting people to move and exercise more.

Dare to Be 100: Dyson Serendipity

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Freeman Dyson has one of my source minds. He as a physicist occupies Einstein's chair at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study. He is now 91 year...

What It's Like To Run While Female

Karen Cordano | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
Karen Cordano

The guy was very fit, not struggling with the slow 11-minute pace the way I was. He stayed beside me or a few steps back. At the corner I sped up and made a right around him. For a little while I though he'd stopped following me. But he had not.