A few easy tweaks and handy tools can shift your entire attitude toward your workouts. Read the full article for Health.com.
Broad “be more healthy” goals set you up for failure. Swap them out for ones that are specific and achievable, and reap the running rewards all year long. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
One fought off a vicious attack to run again on her own terms. Others forged new paths in the wake of life-altering diagnoses. And then there’s the father whose grief blended with joy as he crossed the finish line with a living reminder of the daughter he’d lost. My job introduces me to so many amazing athletes every year, and 2017 was no exception. Here—in no particular order—are seven of the stories that have stuck with me this year. Read the full article on aSweatLife.com.
She may be a best-selling author, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and the star of multiple Food Network shows, but as the holidays near, famed chef Cat Cora transforms into the foreman of a pop-up mustard factory, located in the kitchen of her Santa Barbara, Calif., home. Read the full article for USA Today Modern Woman.
But if you can get over it, there’s a silver lining. Read the full article for VICE.
I’ve already benefited from the extra five minutes added to my Boston-qualifying marathon time next year. I’ll soon be considered a masters runner – another reason to love distance running, its way of making aging sound like a secret pass to a prestigious club. Sometimes, I might have to check a different box on survey forms. Other than that, I don’t think much will change when I turn 40 later this month. And there’s one thing I know will stay the same: I’ll continue avoiding the temptation to apologize for or crack (even self-deprecating) jokes about my age. Read the full article on aSweatLife.com.
Even the experts have their weaknesses. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
From his childhood in Canada, Bryan Bickell had his sights set on two big goals: Playing in the National Hockey League and winning the Stanley Cup. Hear more on this week’s #WeGotGoals.
One second, I was cruising along the Chicago Lakefront Trail at tempo pace. The next, my foot hurt so bad I could barely walk, let alone run. I hobbled home and immediately called the sports doc. Read the full article from aSweatLife.com.
You don’t have to run to develop patellofemoral pain syndrome, and fortunately, this knee pain is most often treatable without surgery. Read the full article for Health.com.