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Why Run Marathons? by Ulyana C. Healthy Living Professional I often completely overlook that one of the benefits of running is better health. Why? Because I'm into marathons. And you don't run marathons to be healthy. After Erin passed away, I would call my coach...
New Runners Book to Benefit Boston Marathon Victims by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven of the contributors, 1968 Boston Marathon champion Amby Burfoot, says The 27th Mile, “is not just another running book...’s Ray Charbonneau ran this year’s Boston Marathon as a sighted guide for a visually impaired runner...
The OTHER Benefits of Running (Besides Weight Loss/Maintenance!) by Corey I. Patient Expert As promised, I'd like to touch upon the OTHER benefits of running -- that is, aside from weight... it out in the snow, ice, heat, & the slush really are character-building. And running a marathon is a life-changing...
Benefits of Running As You Age? You Bet! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional the cortisol, keeping your muscle mass intact. Running has a whole host of other benefits too. - People... who took up running for the first time in their 50s or 60s and are now running marathons in their 70s...
The New York Times weighs in on Marathon mortality and barefoot running by Roman M. Patient Expert topics swirling around running this year. In two separate stories it looked at the benefits and barefoot running and the recent tragic deaths of marathon runners in big city races. On the benefits barefoot...
Two famous ice guys will trade their skates for running shoes at NYC Marathon by Roman M. Patient Expert running programs across the country. During the marathon, Jansen and LaFontaine will each wear a pair... For Something Better program and running the marathon, I hope to encourage young people across the country to learn...
Shalane Flanagan runs fasts 2011 half-marathon for American on home soil in Florida by Roman M. Patient Expert Beach Half Marathon benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.   Flanagan, 30, the bronze... off with the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis...
Benefits of walk breaks on long runs- by Jeff G. Healthy Living Professional most marathoners run faster in the marathon itself. The most important walk breaks are the ones taken... breaks doesn’t slow the overall time of long runs - when the long runs are done at the correct slow pace...
See Jane Run Half Marathon Half-Assed Race Review by Amy G. Patient ExpertHealth Maven I just realized I hadn't yet written up a review of the See Jane Run Half Marathon in Alameda.... I didn't have an easy day, which I expected since I had run a full marathon less than a week earlier...
10 Tips for Running an Ultra Marathon Relay by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven It’s just a couple of days away until my relay team, We’ve Got Balls, participates in the Great Midwest Relay. You’ve already been told about the benefits of running and juggling a relay race...

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