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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.

Running With Heart

David Willey | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Willey

Going 13.1 is a gratifying challenge for any runner, one that requires training and commitment. But it doesn't take over your life the way marathon training can, and it certainly doesn't force you to navigate stairs backward for three days, as going 26.2 often does.

This 12-Minute Strength Workout Will Make You A Better Runner

Posted 07.24.2014 | Healthy Living

The Runner 360 is an all-around strength program for runners who prefer the outdoors or their own living rooms to the weight room. Best of all, fitnes...

Forgiving Myself

Sarina Tomel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

Forgiving yourself is another way of giving yourself permission to get out of your own way. To see the truth for what it is, rather than hide behind it. If we take self-forgiveness moments, it changes our perspective, and therefore our approach to life. Our mood lifts, and we return to feeling happy and having that inner calm again.

Crossing Life's Finish Lines

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition This is a story about how love can help...

Runners, Grow Your #MarathonBeard

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

So, I was thinking about this on the first of many long marathon training runs leading up to the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon later this fall. Ther...

How To Pick The Perfect Running Shoe

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The wrong shoes can lead to injury, discomfort, or end your running career before it begins. However, choosing the right shoe will keep your feet happy, support your unique running mechanics, and make the miles fly by.

8 Ways Fitness Changed My Life

Lindsay Patton-Carson | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Patton-Carson

The confidence I get from exercise is not just vanity. Sure, I like how I look and enjoy making progress, but my the confidence I get runs deeper than that. The better I get at running, the heavier weights I can lift and the further I can push my body reminds me of how to better tackle other challenges outside of my workouts.

The 7 Most Common Roadblocks To Running (And How To Overcome Them)

Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Loudin for Life by DailyBurn Running is 90 percent mental, or so the saying goes. And if you've ever bonked, DNF'ed or suffered through a...

11 Adventure Races That'll Blow You Away

Liftopia | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Have you participated in endurance races like Ragnar, Tough Mudder, and the Zombie Run... and you're still left wanting more?

A Running Love Story

David Willey | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
David Willey

On the morning of her memorial, which George planned and presided over, he went out for 20 minutes in Central Park. "I just thought it would be a good thing to do," he said. "It would make me feel better. Running can do that."

Mistakes Were Made

David Willey | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living
David Willey

Why do I do this again? That question came to me as I started walking for the third time in the final miles of the Marine Corps Marathon in October.

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...

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 07.09.2014 | 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 07.08.2014 | 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 ...

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 07.01.2014 | 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 06.30.2014 | 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...