Running

Men’s Running’s Lewis Banner tackles the Great North Run for the first Tyne I have done the Great South Run five times but have never ventured the 350 miles north to tackle the much talked about Great North Run. My first impressions were that the locals were friendly and the atmosphere filling the city for
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The Definitive Guide To Stretching By Matt Fitzgerald | Sep. 17, 2018 Photos by Oliver Baker Do us a favor: Stand up right now and try to touch your fingers to your toes without bending your knees. Can’t do it? That’s not necessarily a bad thing. Studies have shown that tightness in certain muscles and
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Photo by Debby Wong / Shutterstock.com. 10 Carrie Underwood Hits With today’s release of Carrie Underwood’s sixth album Cry Pretty, I’ve been brushing up on her bio. Therein, I’ve found a range of accomplishments—American Idol champ, member of the Grand Ole Opry, seven-time Grammy winner and so on. But the detail that piqued my interest most
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Run Club Profile: Muslimahs On The Run By Julianne McShane | Sep. 14, 2018 Muslimahs On The Run When Monica Wallace leads a run with Muslimahs on the Run, she relishes the laughs, conversation and sweaty camaraderie that she’s fostered since starting the group in December 2013. But sometimes, she and the other women also
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Photo by Oliver Baker. Au Naturel Why go natural? At one point, there was an email rumor floating around that claimed aluminum compounds, the active ingredient in antiperspirants, are absorbed through the nicks in your skin after underarm shaving, and that they cause changes to the estrogen receptors of breast cells, making you potentially more
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Strongbody Apparel’s New Women’s Line Meghan Conyers launched a Kickstarter campaign for Strongbody Apparel, a men’s activewear line, in 2014, and four years later she is starting a women’s line so she can finally wear her own creations. “I want to wear my own brand,” says Conyers, 31. “It’s my style. I’m always wearing activewear,
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Want to get the most from your 10K training and racing? Using a Fitbit Ionic: adidas edition will help you measure and track your progress Deciding to really go for a 10K is a bold choice. Run it flat out from the start and you’ll have legs like lead by halfway. Yet start off too
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Courtesy of New York Road Runners. 7th Victory For Jenny Simpson There was a strong likelihood that Jenny Simpson was going to win the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on September 9, mostly because she’d already won the race six times, the last five of which were consecutive. Even so, Simpson’s anticipated sprint down the famous
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Garmin rolled out a new watch in its vivo product line last week. The vivosmart 4, the newest edition in Garmin’s line of activity tracking watches, offers a variety of innovative features that gives this latest addition a unique flavor. The vivosmart 4 maintains a focus on pacing and restoration. The most prominent new feature is the addition of a
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September 2018 Workout Playlist As summer gives way to fall, a survey of the top workout tracks finds pop tunes giving way to more eclectic cuts. In the pop camp, you’ll find DJ Khaled teaming up with three of his four collaborators from last summer’s hit “I’m the One.” Similarly, you’ll find another club hit
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These easy-to-knock-out weeknight salad recipes are designed to fit in with your busy schedule and your nutrition plan, while featuring in-season, nutrient-rich fruit in a savory fashion. Quinoa Salad With 
Cherries, Walnuts And Feta Packed with complete protein, quinoa is an ideal replacement when you don’t have the time or desire to prepare an animal
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Photos by Oliver Baker. The Path Of Most Resistance Resistance bands aren’t just something you turn to when there aren’t any “real” weights around. Used the smart way, they could actually stretch your running potential. Often when you ask runners if they do strength training, they say, “‘Yeah, I do ab exercises, so I’m covered
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Strong: A Runner’s Guide to Boosting Confidence and Becoming the Best Version of You By Kara Goucher Blue Star Press, $20, bluestarpress.com Read it: For an enlightening look into the mind and insecurities of one of America’s favorite runners, who has fought through her own self-doubt using a confidence journal and the help of a sport
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Tom Evans talks to LEWIS COOPER about his brilliant CCC victory In a relatively short ultra-running career GB’s Tom Evans is already very adept at racing, and finishing, at the business end of the field. The former British Army officer has already claimed numerous podium appearances including 3rd at MDS 2017 and 3rd again at
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The Obstacle Course Risk Factor You’ve raced a few half marathons, and your closet is full of t-shirts from local 5Ks. You’ve done a marathon and have even tested out trail running. So, what next? Many runners have turned to extreme obstacle racing. Events coordinated by organizations such as Spartan Race and Tough Mudder have
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NCAA runner turned high school coach Hillary Kigar has an answer for all things training—no matter how much time in a day you have to devote to your workout. If I only have 15 minutes, is it even worth working out? Sometimes the day has been crazy, and you just need to get out and
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Apricots are packed with vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as niacin and iron, making them powerful healers for wounds and strained muscles. Plus, they’re beneficial for heart, skin and bone health. They’ll satisfy that afternoon sweet tooth while bringing big, juicy flavor to this salad. Apricot, Almond, 
Mint And Farro Salad Serves 4 Ingredients:
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Before You Start Running “Since I started running as a way to get better at field hockey and lacrosse, I had no ideas or guidance about training. I wish I had known about all the different ways to run, and I really wish I had had running role models who looked more like me.” —Mirna
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