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Why Running Makes You Live Longer

Next time you're lacing up your shoes for a long run, consider this: Those extra miles might be for naught. New research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that...

You Can't Get Too Much Sleep

Seven is the new eight. That’s what the headlines have been saying recently, in the wake of the Wall Street Journal’s report that the Centers for Disease Control is rethinking how much sleep we truly...

Train Without Getting Run Down

What a downer. Pre-race illness seems like a cruel case of Murphy’s Law, but you're not the first person to get sick while logging miles for an upcoming endurance event, and there certainly is a connection.

The Shadiest Way to Run a PR

Lots of runners have eye problems, but few wear sunglasses when they run. Don't risk sunburned eyeballs, cataracts, and blurry vision—grab a pair of sleek prescription sunglasses instead.

When (and How) to Really Recover

After an Ironman or an ultramarathon, is it better to take days (or weeks) off of strenuous exercise, or to get right back out there?

New Runners: Don't Make These 9 Mistakes

If you’re searching for a pill to get you lean fast or magically improve your mile time without putting in the work, it’s time to sober up. There is no quick fix.

The 77-Year-Old Fitness Guru

How do you take your life back after almost completely losing any ability to move? Henry Hawk, a 77-year-old fitness instructor and “homeboy” from Arkansas, is not the prime candidate to answer this...

Hal Koerner's 20 Rules of Running

You'll never get close to the ultrarunner's 90-plus podium finishes, but his rules will help you run your best race.