Running

A runner’s post-workout fueling needs aren’t one-size-fits-all. In fact, they depend on several variables, including body size, metabolism, time spent exercising and the intensity level at which a workout is performed. Below, registered dietitians and nutritionists explain what fueling strategies will set you up for success—no matter how long or hard you run. Short Run:
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Photo of Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., by Joshua Rainey Photography / Shutterstock.com. Eugene To Host Fourth Consecutive Olympic Trials USA Track and Field announced this morning that the 2020 Olympic Trials for track and field events will be held in Eugene, Ore., at Hayward Field. Though Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) in Walnut,
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Morning Playlist A morning run means different things for different folks. Some like a leisurely pace. Some prefer a gradual build. And others prefer to get moving straightaway. With the playlist below, we’ve tried to accommodate all three groups with a single set of songs. Each tune in the mix below clocks in at 80
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Gut Check Gastrointestinal issues are a common problem for runners, but your gut flora do more than affect your trips to the bathroom. “A healthy gut can improve digestion, boost the immune system and positively impact mood,” says Marni Sumbal, R.D., a board-certified sports dietitian and triathlon coach in Greenville, S.C. “A healthy gut will
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10 Songs For Runners More often than not, when folks refer to running songs, they’re discussing the sound of a song—quick tempos, lively performances and the like. To complement these attributes, we’ve tried to compile a list of songs with lyrics that suit movement as well. To that end, the tracks below will propel you forward
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The Benefits Of Rest At this very moment, at least two ultrarunners are in the foothills of the Appalachia Mountains, vying for the speed record for the 2,181-mile Appalachian Trail. The current record is held by Joe McConnaughy who, in 2017, averaged more than 48 miles a day during his 45-day journey. In theory, racing for
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Excerpted from Running Is My Therapy: Relieve Stress and Anxiety, Fight Depression, Ditch Bad Habits, and Live Happier © Scott Douglas, 2018. Reprinted by permission of the publisher, The Experiment. Available wherever books are sold. Building A Better Brain In my early days of running, I discovered (and reveled in) its effects on my mood. It
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Body Maintenance As you start packing on the miles week after week, month after month and year after year, you need to make sure you’re doing all the little things—recovery, nutrition, strength exercises—that allow you to keep running before your body breaks down on you. Experts weighed in with their most important tips for preventing
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Travel Like A Pro Nothing is worse than a limp, overpriced airport salad or trying to piece together convenience-store snacks into a meal when traveling. One day of poor nutrition can impact several days of training or even an upcoming race. Organize and compartmentalize your food, like you do your suitcase, with these five bento-box
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Tune In We’ve all been there: You’re in the middle of a run and all of a sudden, your music goes out. And who among us hasn’t, at one time or another, skipped a gym session once we realized we forgot to pack our headphones? You’re not overreacting—there’s a reason you can’t leave the house
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Traveling can throw a monkey wrench into even the best-laid training plans. Not only are you out of your normal routine, but being on the road can translate into fatigue and lack of motivation. On top of that, you are in an unfamiliar locale and may have nowhere to run. Fortunately, most coaches insist that
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On The Road Again Whether you are driving a few hours or flying overseas, traveling to a running event can be a fun journey, but it often presents numerous nutritional challenges that may negatively affect your race performance. Not only can it be challenging to access familiar foods that are designed to meet performance needs,
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Skechers’ GoRun Ride 7 boasts advanced (and comfy!) knit construction with a beginner’s price tag. Though not much has changed, expect to see a slightly larger 6mm drop than the last iteration of this lightweight shoe, neutral cushioning and a nearly seam-free construction. Also expect smooth, cushioned impact insurance despite weighing in at just over
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Super Proteins Super proteins are an exciting new fusion of plant based protein powders and superfood powders. Superfoods are blended with protein powder to boost their nutritional offering and include items such as raw cacao and maca powder. Raw cacao is widely recognised for the naturally occurring chemicals it contains which stimulate the happy centres
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