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Training to run your first race is not difficult if you have the proper mindset and tools in place. Get seven tips on how to prepare for your first race.
Before you lace up your running shoes and hit the pavement, check out these six strategies that can help you stay off the injured list.
The health benefits of running include improving heart health and reducing risk of high blood pressure. Yet misconceptions about running persist. We debunk 5 common myths.
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The best method to avoid injury is prevention, and a running shoe is the only protective equipment a runner has for protection against injury. So choosing the correct running shoe is important.
Your gait is your running style, and people have many different patterns. Gait analysis is an assessment of your body mechanics, and this analysis can help you improve your running efficiency, prevent injury and determine the cause of an injury. It’s all about proper mechanics.
Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Exercise physiologist Christopher Travers, MS, answers this one.
After conducting hundreds of studies, researchers concluded that caffeine has a positive effect on runners’ and cyclists’ performance in a laboratory setting.
Energy gels are the latest in food technology for athletes, but what advantages do they offer?
Before getting started with running, learn about proper shoe wear, have a good training plan and do cross-training.