A Brief Overview Of the Functionality And Qualities
Sports are not limited to a certain place or area. It is played all across the world. The challenges that the athletes…
Born to Run Review
Christopher McDougall does a great job of telling a great running story in “Born to Run.” He ties in an interesting…
Caballo Blanco: Micah True - Ultramarathon Pioneer
Micah True, also known as Caballo Blanco, was a true pioneer in the sport of the ultramarathon. He was the founder…
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…
Long Distance Running Tips
If you are just starting your running career, increasing your total mileage can feel like a very daunting goal. Fortunately,…
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…
Running Articles (104)
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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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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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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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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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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Running With A Dog
Once I had a dog. In fact the dog played a pretty big role in getting me out of the sofa and out on to the streets each and every morning. It was a border-collie, clever and playful. Poor dog had a very nervous nature and was afraid of all…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 20, 2012  
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Benefits Of Plyometrics Training - None at All
If you thought that there were little to no benefits doing plyometrics, you will be in for a treat. With tons of research conducted, plyometrics training is probably one of the best ways to provide a huge boost to your stamina, power and speed. So what exactly is plyometrics training?…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 16, 2012  
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Don't Wear Gloves If You Want Chapped Hands
Chapped Hands. We all know the painful winter feeling stemming from our naked hands outside in the cold for too long, and without the application of hand lotion.
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jan 24, 2011  
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How to Choose Running Shoes
Great running shoes can be expensive and difficult to find, but a great pair of running shoes helps to prevent injuries and makes your running experience far more enjoyable. When you're hunting for the perfect pair of running shoes keep in mind that everybody's feet are different. You can't rely…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Oct 09, 2015  
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5k Training Plan
5 kilometers or 3.1 miles. That may sound like a long way if you are just beginning to run. With the way the world is today with everything becoming more accessible 5k is a long way. If you are just beginning to run a 5K training plan is a great…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 22, 2012  
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Ncaa Diii Running Is Getting More Competitive
I used to run for SUNY Cortland back in 2008 and 2009. Those were some of the best years of my life so far. I enjoyed running for a team that had such companionship and support. In 2008 we won the NCAA Cross Country Championship, first ever in school history…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 19, 2014  
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Gadgets for Running
After my bootcamp class got canceled a few years back, I decided I needed to venture into a new sport to keep my weight off. After much grunting about it, I decided to take up running. The problem? I hated running! Why would anyone subject themselves to a sport they…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Oct 25, 2011  
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The First 5 Km
A slow start makes all the difference. If you want to run without feeling that you are going to die of a heart attack or dehydration you have to train. Some people are in perfectly good shape even if they have never run a mile. Walking and attending the gym…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 16, 2012  
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Choosing Minimalist Running Shoes
If you're interested in transitioning to barefoot running or would like some added protection while retaining the benefits, choosing minimalist running shoes is very important. There are many brands and types of shoe, however the best choice depends on each person's individual needs. I hope to explain what minimalist running…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 02, 2012  
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Kinesiology Tape - Buy Online
Kinesiology tape is a very effective pain killer remedy which is very popularly used by people including athletes. The tape is very simple in its use. No special technique is required in the taping method. You can just tape it on the affected part and see the result. It is…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 12, 2016  
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Beginner Marathon Training What to Do When You Decide to Compete for the First Time?
It doesn’t matter if you have been running for a while or if you are a complete rookie, I bet you are a bit curious about what it would be to run a marathon. The first thing to know is that not everybody has what it takes to take part…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Mar 07, 2012  
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Are You Thinking About Selling Your Boston Marathon Souvenir Items?
If you attended the Boston Marathon, you may have picked up some souvenirs, such as a T-shirt or a coffee mug. When you bought them, you imagined having some great items to show off to your friends. When the magic of the race was over and you were back to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Apr 19, 2013  
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Joggers May Live Longer Than Non - joggers
Jogging, at a slow to moderate pace for less than three hours per week may extend your life according to a new study performed by the Copenhagen City Heart Study. The research, led by Peter Schnohr looked at the mortality rates between joggers and non-joggers in a study that stretched…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   May 05, 2012  
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The Zombies Are Coming - 90 Days To Prepare
Are you ready for the zombie invasion? If they were to come tomorrow, could you survive? Have you answered 'no'? Is there enough life in you to make a change? Or have you been infected by the blood sucking monsters? The good news is, you've got roughly 90 days to…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 29, 2014  
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Running Outside In the Cold Winter
I like the crisp cold air in the winter. Some people do not like the thought of breathing very cold air into the lungs. I have, as a matter of fact, never had any problems with that, not even in -16°C as I sometimes have run in. I just take…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 11, 2012  
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Today's Run
The run today was amazing. There was freshly fallen snow, the sun was shining and the temperature had risen to +5°C which is quite pleasant. I decided to see if my favourite summer route was passable. It is mostly on tracks and paths in a rough terrain south of town.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Feb 25, 2012  
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Why Do You Warm Up Before Exercise - Double Your Performance Today
I know the feeling. When starting an exercise, you just go ahead with it without doing the "warm up" you always hear you have to do. Warming up can be a hassle at times especially on days when you feel that you are all ready to start your workout. Yes…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 23, 2012  
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9 Ways to Make Your Runs Easier
Runs, as wonderful as they are at times, seem to be more difficult for some people. If you are one of those people, check out these 9 ways to make your runs easier. 1. Shoes Do you feel pain on your feet mid-run? Or does your feet feel hot and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Apr 27, 2016  
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Kinesio tape is one of the best elastic tape that is used world widely not only athletes but by everyone…
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