Health

Run streaks: Is it actually safe to run every day?

Running is a great form of exercise that has numerous benefits for our health. For instance, people who consistently run at least an hour a week throughout their lives tend to live three years longer and have fewer chronic ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

London Marathon: How visually impaired people run

In this weekend's London Marathon, nearly 50,000 runners will hit the capital's streets in one of the world's most iconic races. For the visually impaired (VI) runners on the start line, their approach to this famous route ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

New model predicts how shoe properties affect a runner's performance

A good shoe can make a huge difference for runners, from career marathoners to couch-to-5K first-timers. But every runner is unique, and a shoe that works for one might trip up another. Outside of trying on a rack of different ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

How to improve performance while easing up on sprints

A new study from the University of Copenhagen demonstrates that 10-20-30 interval training is not only an effective way to improve running performance and overall health but is also just as effective for improving your running ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

For female distance runners, leaner isn't faster

The idea that a leaner body makes for a faster stride is common among distance runners. But it's inaccurate and sets a dangerous ideal, according to Megan Roche, MD, Ph.D., an ultrarunner and researcher at Stanford Medicine.

Health

Advice for distance runners from physical therapy experts

Distance running is a fantastic way to get outside and get moving, and a marathon can be especially rewarding. But marathon training and the race itself are hard on anyone's body and require proper preparation.

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