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Do Elite Runners Use Gels?

Elite runners finish races in a fraction of the time it takes mere mortals to cover the same distance. To compete at such impressi...
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What Is the Point of Running Negative Splits?

A negative split means you run the second half of your race faster than your first. Although seasoned and elite racers swear by th...
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Running & Bunions

A bunion is a dislocation of the first metatarsophalangeal—or big toe—joint that occurs primarily in shod (shoe wearin...
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The Dangers of Running an Obstacle Race

When you take a look at the ads for obstacle races like Tough Mudder, Warrior Dash or Spartan Race, the challenge to your mental a...
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The Most Neglected Muscle Group for Runners

For runners, abs are one of the most important muscle groups because they help you breathe, rotate and use power generated from yo...
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Essential Summer Safety Tips for Runners

Here are five things you'll need to know to stay safe before heading out on a run this summer, especially if you're a nighttime ru...
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The Innovative Running Trend to Help You Log More Miles

Virtual races are races you can run anywhere — your gym, the local track or pretty much any other place you’d like to — on a...
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15 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running

15 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running. It’s pretty easy to learn from your own mistakes. But why even make the mistakes in the first place if you can learn from where others have gone wrong? While running can be as easy as putting one foot in front of the other, it can quickly become a lot more complicated. Do you need special shoes? A coach? What’s the best way to build endurance? How do you prevent injury? Fortunately, the running community is eager to share its collective knowledge with newbies. There’s a lot to learn from veteran runners, and you can avoid the same mistakes they made in the beginning by taking their sage advice to heart.
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10 Ways to Learn to Love Running

Running and walking are probably the easiest ways to start exercising. You can do them pretty much anywhere at anytime, and all you need is a good pair of shoes. Plus, there’s no learning curve — you’ve known how to run since you were a toddler. But putting one foot in front of the other mile after mile can get kind of boring after a few runs. The solution is simple: Mix it up! Try these suggestions from running coaches and everyday runners like you to spice up your running routine, which will help you stick with it.
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How to Run Faster With This One Strength Workout

Dive into what makes plyometric training so great for runners and which exercises you should start doing today to dominate your ne...
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