Training

Study: Switching to Minimalist Running Shoes Risky

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A recent Australian study found that switching to minimalist running shoes lead to a higher degree of injury and pain by runners who had never used them prior.

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So how far did Rocky Balboa run in Rocky II?

Dan McQuade of the Philadelphia Magazine did the math and it turns out the Italian Stallion was a pioneer ultramarathoner.

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The Coming Age of Smart Shoes

Efforts to produce a shoe that collects information and relays it to athletes through smart phone apps have accelerated up over the past year.

Meet The Guy Who Won The First Ultra Marathon He Ever Ran

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Deadspin has an interesting Q&A with Zach Miller who won the JFK50 ultramarathon this year despite it being his first ultra and farther than he had ever run before. His time of 5:38:53 was the third-fastest JFK 50 Mile finish ever.

The Rundown, April 1-7

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How'd the past week go for your training? Let's talk about it.

The Rundown for March 11-17

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How'd the past week go for your training? Let's talk about it.

The Rundown for March 4-10

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How'd the past week go for your training? Let's talk about it.

The Rundown for Feb. 25-March 3

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How'd the past week go for your training? Let's talk about it.

The Training Rundown

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How'd the past week go for your training? Let's talk about it.

Weekly Training Rundown, Jan. 28-Feb. 3

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Share your training highs and lows from last week right here.

Training Rundown for Jan. 21-27

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How'd the past week of training go? Let's talk about it!

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Training for my first triathlon

(Ed. note - promoted from FanPosts) The holidays are delightful and delicious. Family and friends present us with trinkets of their affection and delicious treats can be readily found in the...

Sincerity, Optimism, and The Taper

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The last weeks going into a race can be a nightmare. Luckily for me right now they don't look like they well be (at least for the time being).

Things Learned From a Week Without Running

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I took a week off from running while waiting on an injury prognosis. Here's what I learned.

Weekly Training Rundown Oct 1-7

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Welcome to October. How was last week's training?

The Inevitable Peak-Week Injury

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Peak Training time brings paranoia and second-guessing. Unfortunately, this week also has brought an injury.

How'd your running go this week?

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Let's compare runs this past week!

Weekly Training Rundown: How'd it go?

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Hey, how'd your training go last week? Hop in the comments here and share your success (or frustrations) of another week of running.

Weekly Training Rundown July 30-Aug 5

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Another month down, another one begins. How was your training last week? Mayo: 37 of 42 planned miles. Took Sunday off to ensure that I'm recovered from Saturday's long run. Felt good otherwise....

The Importance of Earnestness

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Lately I've been making an effort to observe and learn on each run. Sometimes I just observe dumb things that make me laugh, other times I re-learn how difficult it can be running in the heat....

Weekly Training Rundown July 23-29

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I had some fun sightings out on the roads this week. Ya'll see anything neat? Mayo: 38 of 42 planned miles. Recovered from last week's debacle of a weekend pretty well. Had to cut my long run a...

Confidence Lost

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I had a really bad run last Sunday -- the kind of lumbering, dead-legged affair that started out miserable and steadily got worse. The previous week's heat was mostly gone but the humidity...

Weekly Training Rundown July 16-22

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Sometimes a week of training starts out great, then the temperatures drop and are wonderfully mild -- and then training inexplicably becomes awful. This was one of those weeks. Mayo: 29 of 40...

Do We Drink Too Much Water While Running?

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Research suggests we drink way too much while running these days.

Weekly Training Rundown July 9-15

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Mayo: of 32 planned miles. Traveled down to Durham, NC for the weekend and didn't get as much running in as I'd hoped. Tuesday: 5 miles (8:36 pace). Started running with a co-worker, though...

Training for a Happy Life

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"The fight is only fifteen minutes, but the process is months, years. If it was just about the fight I'd have a miserable life." -- MMA fighter Greg Jackson, in The Fighter's Mind A couple of...

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