Arm Swing Tips for Runners

Running Arm Swing

In running, the swinging of the arms is just as important as how you strike the ground. Arm swings help stabilize the body, maintain your balance and promote energy efficiently. Try running with your arms straight on the sides and not swinging them just like an adjutant. It feels unnatural and tiring. Your pelvis and […]

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14 Important Tips on What To Do the Day Before the Marathon

You have completed the hardest part of your marathon training but it doesn’t calculate the outcome of your race. Additional intense training prior to the race can only prompt injury. What you do the day before the marathon can greatly affect your race performance. A personal checklist and some tips on what to do one […]

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Predict your Marathon Time with Yasso 800s

Bart Yasso

Ever want to have a running tool that can predict your marathon goal time? This is made possible with the Yasso 800s. This workout guide originated from the observation and marathon training of Bart Yasso, a Runner’s World editor. This simple discovery has gained popularity and has been used by most runners around the globe. […]

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Video: How to have an ice bath for recovery

I often hear that having an ice bath after a marathon or after a long run is great for recovery.  I even saw this picture of Meb Keflezighi from New York Times sitting on a cold stream to help recover.  He seems to love it as he prepares to defend his titile in the New […]

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Marathon Training Programs for Every Runner

Marathon is becoming more and more popular.  The number of participants are increasing every year which keeps  breaking the previous records.  Whether you wanted to reach the finish line or you have a time goal in mind, the key in any marathon is a proper training program to make your running pleasurable and rewarding. Runners […]

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Seven Tips on How to Recover After a Marathon

runners massage

Congratulations! You’ve done a great job in finishing a marathon. Now what? You don’t just halt to a stop when you cross the finish line. The minute you finished a marathon, you slow down to recover from a marathon. What you do the first few minutes, hours or even days after a marathon is as […]

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How To Avoid Sudden Deaths During a Marathon

james fixx

It is perplexing to know that a young, well-trained athlete could suddenly die during a marathon. Such tragic incident devastates the family and the whole community. As a matter of fact, sports itself is not a cause of enhanced mortality but it can trigger sudden death in runners with heart and blood vessel abnormalities. These […]

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42 Psalm Verses for Your Marathon

I am now reading the book God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life’s Little Detours by Regina Brett.  One of the lessons she shared is #38. Read the Psalms. They cover every human emotion. Psalms is a book in the Bible that contains 150 sacred poems, which are believed to be intended for singing.  It […]

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