Undesired sideliners: Side stitches and diarrhea - An estimated 30% to 50% of distance runners experience exercise-related intestinal problems, with women experiencing more problems than do men. If you are among the many active people who fear side stitches, loose stools, and gastrointestinal distress, keep reading. The goal of this article is to offer some information and advice that can help you manage, if not reduce, your transit troubles.
How anyone can train for a walking marathon - A marathon sounds intimidating, but that only makes the possibility of completing one all the more attractive, and impressive. You do not have to be an athlete to train for, and complete, a marathon. You can even be overweight, out-of-shape, and an all-around couch potato. All you need is determination and the will to stick to your training program.
Proteins and runners - Protein is a popular topic among both casual exercisers and competitive athletes, many of whom are confused about how much protein they need, when they should eat it, and the best kinds of protein to choose. This article answers some of the questions active people commonly ask about protein in a sports diet.
Tips for runners with intestinal problems - Have you ever experienced nausea or unpleasant stomach symptoms that impaired your training or performance? Though this may not be a popular topic of conversation, this article focuses on the causes of gastrointestinal upset in runners, potential triggers and strategies that may reduce the occurrence of symptoms.
Running jokes - Laugh at this growing collection of jokes submitted by runners like you and send us your favorite ones.