But trails don't care for us. If the majority were given the opportunity, they would allow nature to swallow them up completely
You feel as if you’re the king (or queen) of all workouts.
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Runners understand that easy running is really just a term for controlled effort and that it only comes after hundreds or thousands of miles have passed beneath your feet.
A time when running feels more like work than play, and you start to wonder if you need it anymore. After all, if it's not fun, there are plenty of other things to do instead. Fun is the key to running longevity. Here are five ways to rekindle your running passion and find love on the run.
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For runners without a sound race strategy and some serious self-discipline, mile two is where PR's fade to black. Here are a some things you can do to run a better second mile in your next 5K race.
1. Do you tend not to brag about, or even mention, your running to others? 4. When someone asks about your running, do you
Perfection doesn't exist in the world of running. There are great runners, great venues, great weather, great competitors, and great races. There are no perfect days. The secret to running and racing is acceptance, perseverance and positivity.
Today, I urge you to make the decision to run your race your own way. There is no need to try to keep up with the next person
My point is not that these races are bad. I admire the runners who compete in these events. My point is that these overly expensive, aggressively marketed and highly socialized races can push runners to jump in too early, or for the wrong reasons. Peer pressure, intentional or not, is a difficult thing to resist.
This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.
Not every run is enjoyable. Some runs are just work. But that's okay. The hurt and the work are what make our accomplishments so sweet. Revel in the entire training experience, even the long run. Running is a blessing and an opportunity to be cherished.
David Willey is the editor-in-chief of Runner's World. Follow him on Twitter @dwilleyRW. I hope all these tribes continue
Fitness professionals praise simple, sustainable and modifiable moves.
I decided to wear the tights. No shorts on the outside, just tights. I've run over 6,000 miles in the last four years, and
Over the weekend, I asked a girlfriend to join me for a jog along the Hudson River Park Bikeway. The weather was perfect, so we agreed to run to Chelsea Piers and back and stop for coffee afterward. But we started off on an awkward foot -- no pun intended...
If you're hoping for a guilt-free slice of pie, a morning run will do the trick. However, the average Thanksgiving meal has