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High-mileage runners expend less energy

(HealthDay)—The bodies of runners who put in a lot of mileage appear to be more efficient at running compared to those who run less, a new study finds.

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Is running bad for your knees?

(HealthDay)—Everybody believes running can leave you sore and swollen, right? Well, a new study suggests running might actually reduce inflammation in joints.

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High-mileage runners expend less energy than low-mileage runners

Runners who consistently log high mileage show more neuromuscular changes that improve running efficiency than their low-mileage counterparts, according to researchers from Liverpool John Moores University in the United Kingdom. ...

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'Minimal' shoes may reduce running injuries

Runners who wear trainers with no cushioning and land on the ball of their foot rather than the heel put significantly less demand on their bodies, new research suggests.

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New study shows that for runners, age is but a number

Who says you can't stay physically fit well into your old age? A new study from Ithaca College biomechanics researcher Rumit Singh Kakar reveals that running mechanics remain largely unchanged as runners grow older.

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How to find your best running style

Humans have evolved to run in the most efficient way possible. Our ancient ancestors were persistence hunters, who stalked prey over long distances, relentlessly running them down in a battle of endurance.

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