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10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

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How to run a marathon, according to science

In the United States, marathons are way, way more popular than ever before. Over the past 40 years, the number of marathon finishers has increased twentyfold, and more than half a million Americans finished one last year.

11 Tips to Make Running Easier

2. Look Ahead Keeping your eyes focused on a target in front of you can actually make your runs seem shorter and easier, according to research from New York University. You'll likely perceive your target as closer in distance than you would have if you were taking in everything else around you. 3.

The Single Secret to Becoming a Better Runner

Do you want to know the secret to becoming a better runner? Become more efficient. That’s it. Overly simplified, yes, but that is it. All that training you are doing develops efficiency in one way or another.

The quantified workout: one run, eight trackers

Every fitness device promises to help you get in shape by measuring and understanding your activity data, but can trackers actually help you become a healthier person? I strapped on eight different devices and apps and set out to learn everything I could about my body while taking a jog.

How to Return to Running After an Injury

Running injuries can be unfortunately abundant, but it's hard to keep a runner down for very long. Unsurprisingly, one of the most common questions I hear is, "How do I return to running after an injury?" This post originally appeared on Strength Running.

The Fastest Way to Get in Running Shape

Is It Better to Walk or Run?

Gretchen Reynolds on the science of fitness. Walking and running are the most popular physical activities for American adults. But whether one is preferable to the other in terms of improving health has long been debated.

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

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The Running Novelist

A long time has passed since I started running on an everyday basis. Specifically, it was the fall of 1982. I was thirty-three then. Not long before that, I was the owner of a small jazz club in Tokyo, near Sendagaya Station.

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

Running is one of the easiest ways to get a good cardio workout (and it's an important skill for when the Zombie Apocalypse hits). Whether you're just getting started running or have already run a marathon, here are some tips and tricks to make the most of your running sessions.

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