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?
Beans and runners - Remember this jingle: "Beans, beans, the musical fruit. The more you eat, the more you toot"? The embarrassment associated with tooting explains why many athletes shy away from beans and also legumes. But far more than being a musical fruit, beans can be a nutrient-rich bonus for a sports diet.
Getting started with snowshoes - Snowshoeing is probably the easiest snow sport to learn, and can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. You can take a leisurely walk through the park, explore some remote backcountry or pick up the pace and jog for a great winter workout. Here are some advices on how to get you started.
Three running cultures you should know - With many nations becoming modernized as the world gets smaller, there are few remaining places on Earth where running is still a way of life, essential to survival, not thought of as fitness or a way to relieve stress. Cultures in which running is life, deeply ingrained in the minds and hearts of natives. But where can we find such "running cultures"?
A brief history of racewalking in the United States - It is impossible to fully appreciate the sport of racewalking unless you have some understanding of its history. This overview is based largely on "Race Walking in America: Past and Present", a doctoral dissertation completed in 1989 by the late William Gordon Wallace.