Los Angeles night running routes - Night running is a great way to give yourself enough time to spend on your run, but running at night isn't exactly the safest thing in the world. Here is a list of a few tried and true running routes from and around various reaches of Los Angeles County good for night runs.
Chocolate and runners - What is the whole story on chocolate? Is it little more than an alluring form of refined sugar, saturated fat and empty calories? Or does chocolate have positive qualities that might be beneficial for athletes? Here are some nuggets of information about chocolate. You decide whether or not the health benefits of eating chocolate are greater than the health costs.
Sugar and runners - It is no secret we have an innate preference for sweet foods, starting with all-natural breast milk. Kids, more than adults, enjoy sweetness. Hungry athletes, in particular, tend to enjoy sweet stuff, too.
Fueling for cold weather running - Some athletes complain about cold weather. If that is your stance, remember that exercising with proper nutrition (and layers of dry clothing) offers the opportunity to chase away the chills. Because food provides the fuel needed to generate this heat, the right sports diet is particularly important for runners and other athletes who are exposed to extreme cold.
Running the Apple logo - Using two iPhones plus his legs to map the equivalent of a digital heart for Steve Jobs, a marathon runner from Tokyo, ran 13 miles in 2 hours with a specific route in mind: the Apple logo.