Running

How to Train for a Marathon

1. GO FOR A RUN Just put your running shoes on and go. Not too far. Not too fast. Check out the scenery. Walk a little if you feel like it. Or walk a lot. You have one...

Yes You Can: Run the NYC Marathon

I WASN'T GOING TO MAKE IT. I was almost 16 miles into the New York City Marathon, and there were still more than ten to go. It was my first marathon, and I had the distinct...

Marathon Training Plan

Hal Higdon, a former elite runner and 111-time marathoner, has helped tens of thousands of people get ready for their first marathon. Here he offers a customized plan specifically for active ...

Nutrition for Runners

More than any other sport, running demands that you're careful about when and what you eat. San Diego–based exercise physiologist and running coach Jason Karp presents a basic strategy. ...

New York City Marathon Tips

MILE 0: Take energy bars and a sports drink to the starting line. The wait is so long, you'll get hungry....

License to Swill

Last June, a New York Times story reported on a growing debate over the long-held assumption that drinking alcohol in moderation—one or two drinks a day for men, closer to one for women...

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