News tagged with running

New study to recruit thousands of parkrunners

Every day, millions of us pull on our trainers and hit the streets in an attempt to get fitter while enjoying the great outdoors. But is our love affair with running storing up health problems for us in the future?

Oct 16, 2015
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Body fat hormone leptin influences runner's high

The euphoric feeling that gives runners a motivational boost in the middle of their workout is in part modulated by the satiety hormone leptin, a new study reports September 1 in Cell Metabolism. Mice with reduced leptin ...

Sep 01, 2015
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Running with prosthetic lower-limbs

Researchers at Bournemouth University have been looking at the impact of lower-limb prosthetics on competitive running, specifically looking at whether athletes with prosthesis are at an unfair advantage when running against ...

Jun 29, 2015
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Running really can keep you young, study says

If you are an active senior who wants to stay younger, keep on running. A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior citizens who run several times a week for exercise ...

Nov 20, 2014
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