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Q: WHAT SHOULD I BE EATING BEFORE I RUN?...

Twelve Weeks to Glory

Print out the PDF of our half-marathon training plan and stick it on your bulletin board. It will...

The Fast & the Fit

Remember Bob Kennedy, the last American-born middle-distance medal contender? We forgive you. After all, U.S. running has suffered through two decades that we'd kindly call subpar. But all of a...

DIY Foot Diagnosis

Shoes are the only pieces of gear runners are allowed to obsess about. It's essential to get fitted at a specialty running store, where the staff can analyze your gait to make sure you're...

The Ten Golden Rules of Running

ALBERTO SALAZAR knows a thing or two about his sport. A former world-record holder in the marathon, and three-time winner of the New York City event, Salazar was the face of American distance...

Stay on Your Feet

1. Runner's Knee Self-Diagnosis: Sharp pain underneath your kneecap. Cause: A weak inner-thigh muscle makes the kneecap grind on...

Lab Rat: Tread Lightly

I'M ON PACE to run a three-minute mile, which will obliterate Moroccan Hicham El Guerrouj's world record of 3:43. And I'm barely sweating. How is this possible for an every-other-Sunday jogger...

Lab Rat: Holding My Own

I LIKE TO THINK of myself as an early adopter, someone who embraces a trend before it's a phenomenon. But somehow I'd missed out on the compression-undergarment craze. Everywhere I looked,...

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