Running

Running isn’t everyone’s favorite cardio. Here’s how to make it fun!

Have Chest Pain When Running? What It Could Mean

It's alarming to experience sudden chest pain when running. Here's what it could be trying to tell you.

9 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Start a New Running Workout

When you commit to a running program for the first time, you expect to break a sweat and lose some...


8 Easy Ways Walkers Can Become Runners

If you're used to walking, these simple steps (pun intended) can make it easy to take your workout to the...


10 Running Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

You'll only get the benefits of running if you do it safely.


The Only Question You Need to Ask to Find the Best Running Shoes

Turns out, finding the right running shoe is easier than you think. Read on to find out how to find...

Shin Splints: Why They Happen and How to Avoid Them

Do your shins ache? It may be shin splints. Here are the symptoms, treatments, and ways to prevent this painful...


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4 Runner’s Knee Exercises That May Help Pain Around the Knee Cap

Runner's knee causes pain around and under the knee cap and it isn't always due to running. Whatever reason...

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Do You Have Runner’s Knee? Learn the Symptoms—and Solutions

Runner's knee is pain around the knee—whether you run or not. Learn the symptoms, treatments, and how to...


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What It Means if You Have Hip Pain When Running

That sore hip could be a strain, tear, or something else. Here's the scoop on possible causes, treatments, and prevention...


The Surprising Reason this Woman Kept Getting Stress Fractures

Jill Kanney was preparing for another successful track season when a stress fracture sidelined her from training. The root cause...


14 Fun Runs and 5Ks Even Non-Runners Will Enjoy

Even people who swear they hate running will manage to enjoy these races that somehow make the sport fun.

I Do a Mud Run Every Year—and You Should Too

A mud run is a fun and challenging obstacle course for all fitness levels, athletic abilities, and ages—and once you...


Want to Live Longer? Go for a Run, Says Science

Pounding the pavement does more than keep you fit, it could actually add years to your life.


That Explains It: Avid Runners Are Genetically Gifted to Feel Less Pain

Does it take you twice as long to reach the finish line? Blame your genetics.


21 Training Tricks to Finish the Marathon on Your Bucket List

Even beginners can complete the ultimate running challenge.


13 Running Terms Every Runner Should Know

Fartlek, VO2 max, proprioception: running jargon may sound like a foreign language, but brushing up on this vocab primer of...

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10 Tips on Running Your First Race

Before you tackle your first competitive run, it’s important to train properly. Here are 10 tips to get you off


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Barefoot Running: Trend or Trouble?

I took up running exactly one year ago this month, and during the 1,200 or so miles that I’ve logged,


Can Running Help Prevent Disease?

Back in 1984, experts feared running to be a potentially harmful activity for those over the age of 50. Now,...