They’re low-tech—but high reward. Read the full article for SELF.
After they figure out the details for the next day’s workout, they give their minds a rest. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
Tossing and turning at bedtime can be a nightmare. That’s why some guys turn to over-the-counter sleep aids like Benadryl or Zzzquil to help get some shuteye. Read the full article for Men’s Health.
Get off the pain-pill train by using one or more of these techniques—they’re safe and effective. Read the full article for Prevention.
Even if you’ve never had the urge to lace up a pair of running shoes, you can’t help but feel inspired by 42-year-old Deena Kastor. This fall, she’ll return to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon—a race she won a decade ago—aiming to run 26.2 miles faster than any American woman age 40 or older ever has. Over more than 20 years of logging miles and winning races, Kastor has absorbed a lesson or two about running. Read the full article for Prevention.com.
Conventional wisdom. Common knowledge. Whenever you hear something super interesting preceded by “they say,” don’t blindly believe it. Because when it comes to matters of biology, “they” apparently have no clue. Read the full article for Men’s Health.
That quick catnap might not always work to make you less sleepy. But a new study suggests a surprising benefit of 30-minute snoozes on the sleep-deprived: less sensitivity to pain. Read the full article for Runner’s World.
Runners dream big. Tackling a new distance, posting a personal best, losing 20 pounds–we embrace grand challenges. But what happens after you accomplish your goal, or if your resolve weakens before you succeed? You risk stalling–unless you’ve changed your routines to those of a stronger, healthier runner. Read the full article in Runner’s World.