Running

One study shows that movement may decrease menstrual discomfort. Here’s why that could be true. There’s something about your period that can turn even the toughest ultrarunner among us into a cliché of a Cathy cartoon: lying on the sofa all day, crying at those ASPCA commercials and eating enough ice cream to trigger your
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The elite athlete and real estate agent shares eight pearls of wisdom from her experiences training (or not!) through it all. Two years ago, Sara Vaughn captured the attention and admiration of running fans across the country when she overtook six women in the final lap of the national championships 1500 meters to place third.
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Officials say the permanent tributes to the victims of the 2013 Boston bombings will likely be complete this summer. This year the first time that the Boston Marathon will be held on the same date—April 15—as the anniversary of the 2013 bombings on Boylston Street. Although permanent memorials to the victims who died near the
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Listen to a lively podcast discussion with Erin Strout, our website editor, about women, running, and goals for bringing people together through improved coverage of the sport. Our website editor, Erin Strout, was the guest on the most recent edition of the weekly Morning Shakeout Podcast, hosted by Mario Fraioli. The Morning Shakeout companion newsletter,
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This month, Women’s Running experts chime in on how far to run during the buildup to goal races, why consistency in training is important, and how to keep those hamstrings happy. How long should my longest run be before a goal race? When building up for races—no matter the distance—it’s important to incorporate a long run. This
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The World Marathon Majors aren’t just for the pros. If you’ve got a fresh pair of sneakers and a valid passport, you can run them all. Here’s how. Boston, New York, Berlin, London, Chicago, Tokyo: They’re not just exciting cities—they’re home to the world’s biggest, most prestigious marathons. Together, the races comprise the World Marathon
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Seafood has a lot going for it nutritionally, which is why the running crowd should serve up these gifts of the sea more often. These recipes will help you get hooked on the most nutritious and sustainable gems from the fishmonger. Salmon Tacos with Orange Salsa Salmon tacos. Buttery salmon is swimming in omega-3 fats
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At 32, the three-time Olympic track star says she’s more passionate about running than ever. Needless to say, she knows a thing or two about staying focused and in love with the sport for the long haul. Here, she shares her secrets to success when it comes to getting older, wiser—and faster. It’s a Thursday
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