Key-storing tips for runners - Ever returned from a cold winter run, ready to get in your warm car and out of your wet cold clothes, only to discover your keys are laughing at your from inside your locked car? Even if you run from home, you still may have a house key to contend with. So, what's a runner to do? Where can you put that pesky but important key?
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.
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.
Ultrarunner to test outer limits - Greek endurance runner Aesop Bion has announced his plan to run uninterrupted for a span of seven weeks in an attempt to set a new world record for continuous ultradistance running. Bion's proclamation comes on the heels of fellow countryman Yiannis Kouros and his legendary record setting ultramarathon running career.
The Palio del drappo verde in Verona - When introducing his encounter with master Brunetto Latin in his "Divine Comedy" (Inferno, chapter XV, verses 121-124) the Italian poet Dante Alighieri mentions a running event. Here is a detailed research on the history of this Medieval event and its course.