Tag archive for "running"

Diet and Fitness

Would You Rather Be Strong or Thin?

6 Comments 01 April 2014

For me, weight loss became an afterthought when I got serious about running. The real benefits? Running farther, getting stronger, and the thrill of achieving goals. From Running Like a Girl.

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Runner's injury

How to Deal with the Most Common Runner’s Injury

No Comments 10 February 2014

What's causing that fiery, stabbing pain in your knee? It may be iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome, the most common runner's affliction, particularly for long-distance runners.

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best sport for all body types

The Best Sport for All Body Types

No Comments 03 February 2014

Nearly anyone can run. And with some work, you may be surprised that you can outrun those younger and seemingly fitter, which I learned while marathon training in Brighton, England.

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Goodbye, Sticker Shock: The Best Low-Cost Fitness Classes

No Comments 27 January 2014

When I decided to leave New York City after a decade, high on the list of things I was happy to leave behind were the expensive workouts. Now that it's been almost a month since I moved to Washington, DC, I've found some options for a great workout at a small-city price. Learn from my rookie mistakes, and follow these tips for finding new ways to get in shape for less.

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How to Become the Ultimate Fat-Burning Machine

No Comments 26 November 2013

Doing a Turkey Trot this Thanksgiving? In The Chi Marathon: The Breakthrough Natural Running Program for a Pain-Free Half Marathon and Marathon, we explain how to train aerobically so you don't hit a wall during your next event.

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What to Eat before and after Running a Race

No Comments 04 November 2013

Hurting the day after a race or long run? Training experts share their favorite meals in The Chi Marathon: The Breakthrough Natural Running Program for a Pain-Free Half Marathon and Marathon by Danny Dreyer and Katherine Dreyer.

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The Best Shoes for Distance Runners

1 Comment 03 June 2013

Here's why minimal, flexible shoes are optimal running companions. Plus, should you try running barefoot? Get the expert answers from The Chi Marathon: The Breakthrough Natural Running Program for a Pain-Free Half Marathon and Marathon by Danny Dreyer and Katherine Dreyer.

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Considering a Marathon? Why You Should Go for It!

Considering a Marathon? Why You Should Go for It!

2 Comments 14 September 2012

Full and half marathons have been gaining in popularity, and not just because of the health benefits of running. Where else do thousands of people—elite athletes and beginners—come together to challenge themselves both physically and mentally? From The Chi Marathon: The Breakthrough Natural Running Program for a Pain-Free Half Marathon and Marathon by Danny Dreyer and Katherine Dreyer.

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Kara Goucher’s Perfect Menu for Female Runners

No Comments 14 August 2012

Racing is hard work, and sometimes it sends your appetite spinning out of control. Try this 2,200-calorie, highly nutritious, energy-boosting daylong menu for women runners by Olympic marathoner Kara Goucher, author of Kara Goucher’s Running for Women: From First Steps to Marathons.

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Become a Better Runner

How to Become a Better Runner

No Comments 06 July 2012

By doing this simple technique while you run, you'll learn how to release tension, move efficiently, pace yourself wisely, and keep your body hydrated and fueled. From The Chi Marathon: The Breakthrough Natural Running Program for a Pain-Free Half Marathon and Marathon by Danny Dreyer and Katherine Dreyer.

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Paleoista author Nell Stephenson explains how The Paleo Diet and vegan diet can help those training for a marathon or triathlon

How to Use the Paleo Diet to Support Your Marathon or Triathlon Training

No Comments 20 June 2012

By Nell Stephenson Author of Paleoista Having experimented with my own diet over the years, I feel well versed in providing an overview from a personal standpoint as an endurance athlete who's followed several different types of eating plans, all while training for and racing triathlon. Two in particular that stand out are a vegan diet and the Paleo Diet.

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A Runner’s Foolproof Trick for Staying Hydrated

No Comments 05 June 2012

Going out for a jog? Don't let dehydration sabotage your run. Hyponatremia (consuming too much water) can literally be fatal. Learn how to drink just the right amount of water with help from a feature on a sports watch. From The Chi Marathon: The Breakthrough Natural Running Program for a Pain-Free Half Marathon and Marathon, by Danny Dreyer and Katherine Dreyer.

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How to save money and lose weight with the best fitness trends of 2012

5 Fitness Trends That Will Stick in 2012

2 Comments 12 January 2012

By Kristin Sidorov You've decided to make 2012 your year to get fit. Great! Commitment is half the battle, and focus is key. But now that you've set your goal, how can you stick to it?

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Cute Workout Clothes from the top 10 online websites like Neve and Athleta and Lululemon

Cute Workout Gear: 10 Great Websites to Inspire Your Next Workout

1 Comment 04 January 2012

By Deborah Goldstein Ready to hit the gym or run in the snow? Motivation comes in spades the first week of January. Beyond that, it doesn't hurt to seek inspiration in the form of new workout gear. If Santa didn't bring you new yoga pants or a warm jacket, finding your own stylish new duds will help you look good, feel good, and put you in the right state of mind.

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