The Funeral Games of Anchises - The runners having been placed in proper order, the signal was given, and they darted forward like a tempest. Nisus led the way, Salius coming second, and Euryalus third, with the rest following close behind.
Recovery nutrition for runners - The sports supplement industry is bombarding us with commercial recovery foods and fluids. But how important is proper nutritional recovery? This article explains how to perform better by planning your recovery diet and have the right foods and fluids readily available to adequately replace calories, carbohydrates, protein, fluids and sodium.
Running with a slower runner - Most training runs in groups of two or more have a large social component. That's what makes it enjoyable to run together. That's what makes the miles go by so quickly. Here are a few tips to avoid being inconsiderate of the slowest runner in the group.
Runaway runner stopped by giant cakes of tofu - It was supposed to be a routine 10-mile point-to-point downhill training run, one that 43-year-old Sedric Sankie, who craved the fast pace, had been doing a couple times a month. His wife Julie would drive him up to the start from their home in town. Then she'd wait for him five miles down the hill where he'd stop for water and a gulp of sport drink. But this time it would be different.
Surrendering to the Siren's song of the treadmill - I had sworn off running on a treadmill because I realized it was slowly driving me insane. I have been running outside and loving it. I made running on a treadmill a line in the sand that I refused to cross. Have I ever bothered to mention that I can be incredibly stubborn at time? But then...