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Making Running A Habit

Posted by: on September, 17 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jennifer Van Allen Follow these 4 steps, and gradually exercise will become a no-brainer. After a few weeks of running, you’ll begin to believe that there’s something to this “runner’s high” thing. Feel-good brain chemicals—like dopamine and endocannabinoids—will be released while you’re on the road, and you’ll feel so […]

Your New Post Workout Drink – Beer!

Posted by: on September, 17 2014

Published by the editors of MensHealth.com Why you might want to chase your race with an ice-cold brew If you crack open a cold one after a half marathon or adventure race, choose carefully: Australian research suggests that low-alcohol beer with a pinch of salt added can help you rehydrate better than a boozier brew […]

Eat and Drink To Beat The Heat

Posted by: on September, 17 2014

Found on Ironman.com 9 steps to dialing in a race-week hydration and nutrition strategy that will go the distance on the big day. by Katya Meyers A few years ago, I raced IRONMAN 70.3 Philippines and encountered conditions so hot and humid the locals nicknamed a portion of the run course “the rice cooker.” As I […]

How To Taper For A Half Marathon

Posted by: on September, 17 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Jeff Galloway Are you training for a half-marathon this fall? In the two weeks before the race, known as the taper, you will reduce the volume and intensity of workouts so you get to the starting line feeling ready to run. After so much training, some runners find it hard to scale […]

Sitting is the New Smoking – Even For Runners

Posted by: on September, 16 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Selene Yeager You’ve no doubt heard the news by now: A car-commuting, desk-bound, TV-watching lifestyle can be harmful to your health. All the time we spend parked behind a steering wheel, slumped over a keyboard, or kicked back in front of the tube is linked to increased risks of heart […]

Give Cyclists 3 Feet: It’s The Law

Posted by: on September, 16 2014

Found on OCRegister.com and written by Morgan Cook John Greg Colvin was riding his bicycle along the east side of Pacific Coast Highway, heading home to his family, when a car hit from behind, killing him, police said. Coincidentally, the 55-year-old business executive’s wife and daughter both passed the scene on their drives home after […]

VIDEO: Proper Running Form

Posted by: on September, 15 2014

Correct running form from Running Wild.

Drink Less To Lose Weight

Posted by: on September, 15 2014

Found on Competitor.com and written by Matt Fitzgerald Are drink calories standing between you and your ideal racing weight? Recently I made a late-night run to a fast food drive-through with my wife and a friend. (Hey, I’m human!) Our friend ordered some kind of burger and a medium drink. When the girl working behind […]

Boston Marathon Registration Is Open

Posted by: on September, 15 2014

Found on RunnersWorld.com and written by Registration for the 2015 Boston Marathon will open for all time qualifiers at 10 a.m. Eastern on Monday, September 15. Approximately 8,000 qualifier spots remain available, the Boston Athletic Association told Runner’s World Newswire on Monday morning. Registration will remain open until 5 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, September 17. Registration for the fastest time qualifiers […]

15 Expert Race-Week Tips

Posted by: on September, 12 2014

Found on Competitor.com and written by Duncan Larkin Two professional coaches and one of America’s top marathoners share their best advice. Coach Pete Rea 1. Change as little as possible from your normal routine. When entering the final week of a marathon program, one of the most effective policies is to stick to your routine. […]