Are you a sedentary runner? - Imagine this: a lean, fit runner who trains hard, eats heartily, and does not fret about getting fat. While this image holds true for some runners, it seems far from reality for others.
Running tips for overweight people - If you are overweight and want to slim down by running, you have just made the right decision. Running is one of the best exercises to lose weight, improve your fitness level, and lessen the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Here are a few tips to start running and cut those unwanted pounds.
Drinking plan for endurance runners - Overhydration can be as dangerous to your health as underhydration. So what does a sweaty athlete need to know about staying adequately hydrated without stomach sloshing? Have a drinking plan to minimize too much or too little water, consume "real" foods during long runs, and have fun.
Slower than a speeding raindrop - I discovered that, apparently, I am not faster than a speeding raindrop, but I also realized that the real superheroes are the people who get out there every day and exercise despite the weather, the aches and pains, or the temptation of staying in bed under the warm covers. They may not wear capes and masks, but most of them do have on spandex.
Gluten-free running - Gluten is a protein in wheat, rye and barley that must be avoided by people with celiac disease, an inherited autoimmune disorder. Some athletes don't even realize they have celiac disease. They feel fine - until they experience iron-deficiency anemia or stress fractures due to poor absorbtion of iron, calcium, and vitamin D.