When you hear the words "running gait analysis," what do you think of? Most people will envision running on a treadmill in a store while your foot motion is then observed. And the point of this? To make sure you have the correct running shoes, of course. Words like overpronation...
Track workouts are a great way to increase speed, improve pacing and build confidence. These short, faster workouts will not only balance out your easy days and longer runs, but also improve your overall pace once you get back on the road.
Kelly O'Mara writes: This summer, I’m signed up to race a half marathon with a friend, a swim relay with another friend, and a 10K as a training run. None of these, though, are my target races for the year. So why am I doing them? And is it a smart idea? “In...
It’s easy to get carried away during a night out, and sometimes group tequila shots happen at inopportune moments — like the night before an important long run. As your alarm goes off the next morning, you may think “I can do this. I bet a run might help...
Researchers at Kingston University in London found that dark chocolate can give athletes an edge in their fitness training. The inspiration behind the study is simple. Beet juice, which has been touted as one of the best all-natural performance boosters, is rich in nitrates....
For many of us, the most pressing question about exercise is: How little can I get away with? The answer, according to a sophisticated new study of interval training, may be very, very little. In this new experiment, in fact,...
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