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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 ...

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.

Simple Tricks To Make You A Better Runner That Have Nothing To Do With Running

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Running is a mental sport. At times, negative thoughts can get in the way of a potentially great day on the trails and make it a mediocre one. You thi...

Why I Took Up Jogging in the Rain, How Much I Love It and Why You Might Like It Too!

Adriana & George Sifakis | Posted 10.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Adriana & George Sifakis

I highly recommend squeezing into those lycra leggings, dusting off your cap, and slipping on a slicker with some upbeat tunes and going out for a jog in the rain! You too may feel refreshed and energized!

13 Things You Should Know Before Running Your First Race

Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amanda Loudin for Life by DailyBurn So you've decided to run a race -- congrats! Paying the registration fee is the first and probably easiest s...

How To Start Running

Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By U.S. News With the cooler temperatures, fall is a great time to start running. It's great exercise and can be a huge stress reliever. However, i...

5 Training Tips For The Last-Minute Runner

Jamie Walker | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living
 Jamie Walker

If you fell off the training wagon this summer, don't fret, there is still hope for a great race day! As long as you have a reasonable foundation of fitness, you can prepare for a race in about a month's time -- and steer clear of injury in the process.

How To Actually Enjoy Running

Matt Frazier | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Matt Frazier

Runner or non-runner, whichever you call yourself, I've been there. And I think I've finally figured out that whole label thing. When running is fun -- when, even when it's hard, it comes easy -- that's when you feel like a runner.

Everything You Need To Know Before You Try Trail Running

SELF | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

It's fall, the light is pretty, and the air is crisp -- a perfect cocktail for exploring woods or hills. But remember, this isn't like pavement. Before you head out, heed these expert tips to avoid injury and fatigue.

Here's Why It's A Bad Idea To Go To Happy Hour Before The Gym

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living

Is it a bad idea to hit the gym after having a few drinks at happy hour? -- Celeste We've all been there. A friend wants to grab drinks or go to a...

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.

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,...

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.

How To Run Your Best Race In The Rain

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The weather is beyond our control, so don't fret about it too much. Instead, focus on what you can do to make it work in your favor. In adverse conditions, a little planning goes a long way.

In Search Of The Perfect Running Form

Michael Zazzali | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Zazzali

It is too soon to tell the most ideal landing and running patterns. Each person's genetic makeup is unique as is their biomechanical alignment. Thus, I believe it is important to try to use a few basic tenets to help prevent injury.

6 Core Exercises To Make You A Stronger, Faster Runner

Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jason Fitzgerald for Life by DailyBurn As runners, we love to lace up our shoes and head out the door to enjoy a few fun miles. The endorphin ru...

Get Fit: Ditch the Fancy Pants

Elizabeth Licorish | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Licorish

I'd completely psych myself out, so desperate to look the part of Fit Girl, I'd be totally exhausted before my feet even touched the treadmill.

Sneaker Guide for Runners: A Cinderella Story

Pamela Kokoros | Posted 12.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Pamela Kokoros

When it comes to running, toenails are for sissies, and without pain there is no gain, but in my opinion you're less grumpy and your feet look prettier if you do what you can to feel good and stay comfortable.

10 Ways Runners Are Nicer Than You

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

I took notice the other day when I heard someone say that "running families are always the nicest people." Of course, I always thought that was true, but it was gratifying to hear my secret theory being confirmed aloud in public by a complete stranger.

How To Become A Runner In 5 Easy Steps

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

My running actually looked a lot like walking to those who saw me struggle down the road during the first few months. However, the thing that helped me get on track was having a plan and sticking to it.

Can CrossFit Make You A Better Runner?

Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living

By Katrina Plyler for U.S. News A few years ago, I was counting my running success in increments of tenths of a mile. I wasn't a beginning runner....

Maybe It's Just Me

David Willey | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
David Willey

Below are a couple dozen of my personal running quirks. Some I picked up from fellow runners, others came by way of trial and error or by accident. Some are mere superstitions, others may strike you as a bit silly.

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!

Take a Deep Breath

David Willey | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
David Willey

Maybe it's because running is so quantifiable, but most runners I know love "magic bullets." We want to improve -- it's why we run in the first place -- and we'll typically try anything (within reason) that might help us run more miles or faster times.

Run at the Speed of Fun

Steven Crandell | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Steven Crandell

I eased off the pace. Got my breathing back under control. And the epiphany struck: I don't need to run at any particular pace or register any particular time. All I need to do is run at the speed of fun.