Running & Walking
How to Start and Maintain a Walking Habit
Walking is a wonderful exercise for the body and mind, but keeping up the habit can be difficult, especially as the seasons change or as boredom creeps in. Here are some tips for keeping up with walking daily, no matter the time of year!
5 Tips for Becoming a Successful Cross Country Runner
Learn all the tips and tricks you need to become a successful cross country runner.
10,000 Steps a Day: Not an Effective Method for Weight Loss
Think of all the people who surely put in at least 10,000 steps a day on the job. Some are overweight, even by up to 100 pounds. Getting in many steps a day is important, but it’s not an effective vehicle for significant weight loss.
11 Simple Tips to Start Running When You're Out of Shape
When we’re out of shape, running can be an easy and very enjoyable way to start building an exercise regimen. Here’s how you can start a safe and healthy running habit.
Walking in Your Sixties for Good Health
Regular physical activity has myriad benefits for older adults. Muscle strengthening, stress reduction, positive attitude, increased mobility, and weight loss are just a few advantages of walking. But how much walking is the right amount, and how does one measure it?
Obsession of Overeating Recovery: Get Perspective and Take a Walk
Find out why walking is so beneficial for digestion and stress management.
How to Increase Lung Capacity in Order to Run Longer
Running and jogging are excellent for overall physical conditioning. They may be the fastest ways to get into shape. Be sure your lungs are up to the task before beginning a running regimen. Here are exercises you can do to build lung capacity.
How to Run Disney's Princess Half Marathon: What Expect & Tips to Succeed
Running in the Walt Disney World's Princess Half Marathon through the "Happiest Place on Earth" can only be described as kooky, exhilarating, and magical. Here's what to expect and how to succeed!
Ideal Physiological Characteristics for Marathon Runners
What does a marathon runner's body look like? Here's a guide to the essentials of marathon running physiology, including the aspects of muscle fibre types, VO2 max, lactate threshold, biomechanics, and glycogen storage.
Walking for Health, Fitness, and Anti-Aging Benefits
Walking is a great anti-aging exercise. It’s a versatile activity that can build fitness, improve mental health, help prevent disease, and help us to stay lean.
24 Week Marathon Training Schedule for Beginners
A marathon training schedule for beginners featuring 16 and 24-week novice marathon running training programs to get you from no running experience to completing your first 26.2-mile race, including tips to establish how to know if you can run a marathon.
Running Over 50: How to Stay Healthy and Motivated
Feel like your over the hill? Running as a member of the over 50 group can be a rewarding and healthy experience if you follow a few simple precautions. We may not be fast anymore but we are certainly wiser.
Boston Marathon Spectator Guide
Looking to watch the Boston Marathon? Check out this guide to the best spots and how to get there. The best way to experience all the excitement of the Boston Marathon other than actually running it is to spectate. It's a party atmosphere along most of the route so bring your chair and pack a picnic.
Five Common Running Injuries and How to Deal With Them
It is almost inevitable that if you run long enough you will eventually encounter some form of running injury. Find out how to prevent and deal with the five most common injuries.
A Runner's Guide to the Lake Placid Marathon & Half-Marathon
Are you looking for a beautiful destination location for your next marathon? Consider Lake Placid. This quaint village served as the host for the 1932 and 1980 Olympics. It is set in the beautiful Adirondack High Peaks of upstate New York.
Anaerobic Threshold Testing for Runners: The Conconi Test
How can a runner test for their anaerobic threshold? The Conconi test allows a marathon runner the opportunity to assess their performance and lactate threshold.