How to Set Running Goals
If I asked you what goals you had set for your career, education or future in general, you would probably easily be…
Understand to Prevent Common Sports Knee Injuries
Many of us who play sports would probably have experienced knee injuries whether slight or not. It might be that tangy…
Kinesio Water Proof Tape
Kinesio tape is one of the best elastic tape that is used world widely not only athletes but by everyone who is suffering…
Time Management And Running
Sometime someone asks how I find time to run. And the same someone often says that he or she wouldn't have time to…
Should You Be Wearing Shoes When You Run Or Not:
The debate continues. Should you be wearing cushioned, modern shoes when you go out running or should you be barefoot…
Ultrarunning Part One
A few years ago a running buddy of mine held a lecture for the running group. He talked about ultra running and showed…
Running Articles (104)
The Secret to Speed And Agility Drills
Speed kills. Every athlete has heard that saying eventually and for the most part it is true. This is why speed and agility drills are so important to do. Most sports are team sports but usually the team who can win the one on one battles end up winning most…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 14, 2011  
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Best Running Watch – Which type should you get?
I love running watches. What is the best running watch for you to use? My favorite is a GPS running watch, but there are many others to choose from. Let’s talk about the two most popular types: GPS style and Pedometer style. Running is more fun when you have a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 19, 2011  
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Don't Forget To Hydrate!
In order for you to be able to run well and stay healthy, hydration is vital.
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jan 24, 2011  
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Running Schedule For Beginners - The Ultimate 6 Week Schedule To Keep You On Track
Its without question that if youve never done any running before then you will need a running schedule for beginners before you get started. Running is not a simple case of putting one foot in front of the other at pace in order to get fitter, stronger, lose weight, etc.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 15, 2011  
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Salomon Trail Running Shoes - A Review
Salomon Trail Running Shoes After I completed my Couch to 5k programme I decided to increase my mileage and include some trail running. About 6 months ago I bought a pair of Salomon Trail Running Shoes and I have to say I have been more than pleased with them. Up…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jun 08, 2011  
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Running Without Music
One of the intricacies of running lies with whether or not one listens to music during the runs.
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jan 24, 2011  
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3 top tips for 5k beginners
Hi, Here are some tips that I found useful when I started off running 5k's: 1 ) Don't attempt to much too soon I was really bad at doing this; I'd always start off being full of enthusiasm, doing too much do too much and either injuring myself or feeling…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 04, 2011  
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Beginners Training for A Marathon
Less than 30% of marathon runners in reality meet their own expected time goal. Beginner marathoners usually find it difficult, even just finishing the race. So why does this concern happen after your entire training program? The following paragraphs will provide the beginner runner with several beginners training for a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 10, 2011  
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Running the Race - Our Journey Through Life
My husband’s passion is for running races and for the great outdoors. He grew up in a city situated on a picturesque mountainside. He would sometimes opt to hike to and from school and he started running at quite an early age. Work and family later became demanding so he…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Aug 30, 2011  
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Running In Sand: Should You Be Heading to the Shore to Get Your Run?
Ask a group of runners how they increase their speed, improve their form or best their distance and you are likely to hear several different answers. In recent years, more people have started favoring barefoot or near barefoot running as the best way to make those improvements, however, there is…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Aug 30, 2012  
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My Weekend Runs
This is just another weekend. An ordinary winter weekend with all kinds of weather, a few things I have to do and a generous amount of free time. I am sitting here by my computer early Sunday morning. I just had some breakfast, my usual corn flakes with milk, some…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 04, 2012  
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From Couch Potato To 5k
Spring is here, the running season is in full swing. Not to mention, summer is just around the corner, so what better way to get ready for the beach, than to get off the couch and start jogging. Couch 5k Plan The concept is simple. The objective is to remove…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 20, 2014  
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Running Gear for Women
I guess it is possible to run in high heels. Or barefoot. Everything is possible. Just turn on the TV and watch some ballroom dancing. Both men and women are wearing high heels there. And they run a lot. And jump. Well... For some reason I have never seen a…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 13, 2012  
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Caballo Blanco: Micah True - Ultramarathon Pioneer is Dead
Micah True, also known as Caballo Blanco, was a true pioneer in the sport of the ultramarathon. He was the founder of the Copper Canyon 50-plus mile ultramarathon. He was one of the only white men to live with the Tarahumara Indians in Mexico and learn their running technique. Caballo…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Apr 02, 2012  
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3 Simple Ways to Sprint Faster Today!
Being able to sprint fast is one of the most important asset you can have when playing sports. It is probably one of the criteria for coaches and team captains to choose the players they would like to have in their team. There are many ways to sprint faster, however,…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 16, 2012  
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Wearing a Hat During Runs
During this time of the year, most people want to wear a hat during a run, unless they have a tremendous pain tolerance toward the cold.
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jan 24, 2011  
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Why Is Commonly Used By Athletes?
Athletic tape is certainly no joke and that is one reason why it is been widely used by the athletes. It is quite helpful in reducing the risk of injury. It has been years since athletes are using different types of sports tapes throughout the world but the Athletic tape…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 12, 2016  
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My First Marathon
I ran my first marathon in Reykjavik 2007. It was my new years resolution that year and I had been telling everybody about it. I was careful to make sure there would be no way out. The year before I ran a half marathon, but it was different then because…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 20, 2012  
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8 Week Half Marathon Plan
Help Get Fit - Train For Half Marathon How can you train for half marathon in 8 weeks? Let's start by answering this question - have you been running before? To be honest, I would expect you to have been hitting the road or treadmill regularly by now. If running…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jan 16, 2014  
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Running With A Heart Rate Monitor
It has become a common practise amongst runners of all distances to run with a heart rate monitor. From sprinters to marathoners to ultra distance athletes the heart rate monitor has become part of the standard kit. Why do so many athletes use heart rate monitors? It is because they…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Sep 18, 2011  
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Running Form: Why You Should Change Yours
As a runner I have suffered through many different injuries and looking back on all of them I have come to the conclusion that most of them were due to my poor running form. As I look back at how I used to run I can see the reason I…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 22, 2012  
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KT Sports Tape Effects On Sports
When you are an athlete or are related to the field of sports, then the chances of some sort of injury or the muscle pulling is quite common. Life is not the same if you are experiencing any sort of pain in your body especially when you are expected to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 12, 2016  
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Running In A Group
Running alone is different from running in a group. Some people like it a lot, others say they prefer to run alone. Somehow it seems to me though that the ones that say it suits them better to run alone, they don't know how it is to be a part…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 16, 2012  
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What Are Chi Running Shoes?
Many people don't know what chi running shoes actually are or where they came from. If you asked me even a few weeks ago I wouldn't have been able to give a good answer either. I found out ChiRunning by chance a few weeks ago as I was looking into…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 02, 2012  
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Why I Want to Participate In the Boston Marathon
While I am still young enough to be able to see, hear, and to move without the pain and stiffness of arthritis getting in my way, I would love to participate in the Boston Marathon. While I was in the Boston area, I would be able to check out the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Apr 16, 2013  
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GPS Running Watches for Women – Do You Need One?
Personally, I have been running for about a year now. When I say running, I mean longer distance running. Growing up as a sports freak, with basketball being my favorite sport, the idea of long distance running was never very appealing. Actually, to more accurate, I hated it. Before many…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 19, 2011  
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All You Needed to Know About Jogging And Weight Loss
A lot of people who have the habit of running might get frustrated if they are doing it as a way to lose weight, especially if they don’t see appropriate results. Exercise can be so complex that doing it wrong could cause unwanted results. This article will try to explain…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 05, 2012  
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Born To Run - A Book Not Just About Running
I finally got to reading, what I now consider one of the greatest books of all time, Christopher McDougall's 'Born To Run'. I have taken up running 18 months ago in order to get extra energy in my daily life. At that time, I picked up Stu Mittleman's 'Slow Burn',…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Apr 30, 2014  
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The Importance Of Having A Goal
If you want something, you have to do something about it. You can't just wait and hope someone else does it for you. Even if you have learned that you are supposed to be sweet and helpful and all that, it doesn't mean that everyone else thinks it is necessary…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 12, 2012  
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From Road Running to Trail Running
Having recently returned to France from South America I now have the opportunity to take my running back off the roads and onto the trails which I love. There are several things to take into account before hitting the trails this summer, especially if it is your first time off…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 02, 2012  
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Warming up is probably one of the most important thing to do before you conduct any movement in your…
I used to run for SUNY Cortland back in 2008 and 2009. Those were some of the best years of my life…
Athletes use the term cross training when they train other sports than just the one they compete…
What, how and when What do you want, how are you going to get it and when are you going to get it.…
I guess all runners have ups and downs. Once upon a time I thought I'd become Forrest Gump. I thought…
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