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Running & Jogging: Most Popular Articles

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5 Key Strategies for Running to Lose Weight
Get advice on how to successfully lose weight through a combination of running and healthy eating.
How to Train to Run Your First 5K
This 8-week 5K training schedule is geared toward beginner runners who want to run their first 5K race.
What Is a Good Time for a 5K?
Wondering what's considered a good time for a 5K race? Here's how to find out how your time compares to other runners.
Basic Half Marathon Training Schedule for...
Ready to train for your first half marathon? This 12-week training schedule is perfect for beginner runners who want to run a half marathon.
Beginner Runners 10K Training Schedule
This 8-week 10K training schedule is geared toward beginner runners who want to run their first 10K.
What's a Good Time for Running a Half Marathon?
Here's how to determine how to compare your half marathon time to other runners'.
The Beginner's Guide to Running for Fitness
If you've never run before or you've had a long break from running, it can feel intimidating to get out there and start running. This simple, eight-week plan will help beginners ease into running.
How Long Will It Take Me Run a 5K?
Wondering how long it might take you to run a 5K? Find out how you can estimate your 5K time.
An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Becoming a Runner
Getting started with running can feel overwhelming to a beginner runner. Here are some of the basics about running to help you get started.
Popular Songs for Running in 2015
Need a playlist refresh? Here are some of the most popular running songs for 2015.
How Much Should I Run to Lose One Pound?
How many calories do you need to burn to lose a pound? Get the answer.
Popular Songs for Running in 2014
Need a playlist refresh? Here are some of the most popular running songs for 2014.
10 Common Running Mistakes You Should Avoid
All runners have made mistakes at some point during their training and racing. Here are some of the most common running mistakes and how you can avoid injuries and other issues.
7 Key Running Tips for Newbies
If you're new to running, you may be overwhelmed by all the running information out there. Here are seven basic running tips to get you started.
A 4-Week Beginner Training Plan to Running One...
This four-week learn to run training program is designed for total beginner run/walkers who want to build up to running a mile.
10 Tips for Proper Running Form
Running with the right form can help you run faster, more efficiently, and with less stress on your body. Follow these tips for proper running form.
Running Music Playlists
Looking for some motivation for your runs? Browse through these playlists for running songs to get you moving.
Does Running Burn Fat?
Can running burn fat? Get the answer.
Will Running Help You Lose Belly Fat?
Can running help get rid of belly fat? Get the answer and advice about running and weight loss.
Estimate Your Half Marathon Time with a Few Tips
Predicting race times is never an exact science, but you can use a chart or calculator to determine your half marathon time, based on your time from recent race. Here are a few calculators to try.
Should You Eat Before a Run?
Are you properly fueling for your runs? Find out when and what to eat before running.
Get Inspired by These Motivational Running Quotes
Keep these running quotes in mind when you need some motivation to continue running and training.
How Long Does It Take to Run a Marathon?
Before you run a marathon, it's good to have an idea of how long it will take to run the marathon. Here's how to figure out how long it will take you to run a marathon.
5K Run/Walk Training Program
This eight-week 5K training program is designed for run/walkers who want to build up to running a 5K race (3.1 miles).
Why You Should Warm Up Before Running
All of your runs should start with a warm-up and end with a cooldown. Find out why they're important and how to do them properly.
Train for a 5K in One Month
If your 5K is about a month away and you haven't done much training, then this training schedule is for you. It's a four-week training program designed for beginner run/walkers who want to build up to running a 5K in a month.
Your 8-Step Guide to the Run-Walk Method
Most new runners begin with a run/walk strategy because they don't have the endurance or fitness to run for extended periods of time. Here's how to do the run/walk method.
What to Do the Day Before Running a Marathon or...
Follow these tips to make sure you avoid making mistakes that will cost you valuable time or cause discomfort during your half or full marathon.
8K or 5 mile Training Schedule for Beginner...
Ready to train for an 8K or 5 mile race? This eight-week 8K training program is designed for beginner runners who aim to run the entire 8K or 5 mile distance.
How Can I Get Rid of a Side Stitch While Running?
Side stitches, especially on the left side, are a common problem for runners, especially beginners. Learn how to prevent and get rid of them.
How Many Miles Is a 10k Race?
Find out far a 10K is and how to train for a 10K race.
How to Select the Best Running Shoes for Your...
To figure out what type of running shoes are best for you, you first need to know that kind of feet you have. Here are the three types of feet, with tips on how to determine your foot type.
What is Fartlek Training?
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What Is a Good Time for Running a Marathon?
Wondering what's considered a good time for a marathon? Find out how your marathon time might compare with others.
What's the Best Way to Breathe When Running?
Breathing properly when running will improve your running, and even help you prevent side stitches. Get tips on how to do it correctly.
How Many Miles Do You Need to Run a Week to...
If you're running to lose weight, you may be wondering: How many miles do you need to run to lose weight?
What's Considered a Good Time for a 10K?
If you've run a 10K or are planning to run one, you may be wondering what's considered a good time for a 10K. Find out how your time compares with other runners' times
The 7 Most Common Treadmill Mistakes
Here are some of the most common treadmill running mistakes and how to avoid them.
14 Ways to Stay Safe While Running in Cold...
Get safety tips and helpful advice for cold weather running, so you can run safely and comfortably outside all winter long.
Beginner Marathon Training Schedule
Ready to start training for your first marathon? Here's the perfect marathon training schedule for beginners whose goal is to finish the race.
What to Wear When Running in Cold Weather
Dressing properly for winter weather is the key to running comfortably all winter long. Follow these tips for how to dress for cold weather running.
The Best and Worst Pre-Run Foods
If you have had digestive issues during or after your runs, the foods you're eating in the 24 hours before your runs may be the culprit. Here's a guide to what you should and shouldn't eat before your runs.
Learn the 7 Secrets of Skinny Runners
Skinny runners know that a nutritious breakfast gets you fueled for the day and helps prevent you from binging later in the day. Here are some healthy breakfast tips.
Is It OK to Run Every Day?
Many new runners wonder if they should run every day or take some days off. Get the answer here.
How Many Calories Does Running Burn?
Find out what factors affect how many calories you burn during runs and how to determine your calorie expenditure while running.
12 Week Half Marathon Training Schedule for...
This 12-week half marathon training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
How Many Miles is a 5K Race?
Find out the distance of a 5K race and how to train for one.
Music to Match Your Stride: Running Songs at...
Some runners like to listen to running songs at 180 beats per minute (BPM) so they can match their stride turnover and run efficiently at 180 steps per minute. Browse through these playlists to find running songs at 180 BPM.
Training to Run a 10K? Check Out This Schedule...
This eight-week 10K training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
Intermediate Half Marathon Training Schedule
This 12-week intermediate half marathon training schedule can help you run a personal record in the half marathon. To start this plan, you should already be running about 30 to 60 minutes a day, about five days a week.
How Long Does It Take to Train for a 5K?
If you're thinking of training for a 5K race, here's what to expect about the training length and time commitment.
12 Great Tips for Running Longer Distances
One of the biggest challenges beginner runners face is increasing their distance. If you're just getting started with running, try some of these strategies to run farther.
A Beginner 10K Run/Walk Training Program
This 10-week 10K training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to run/walk a 10K race (6.2 miles).
14 Things Every New Runner Should Know
Cotton is not the best fabric to wear while running. Here's why.
Run/Walk Half Marathon Training Schedule
This 12-week half marathon training program is designed to help you run/walk to the finish line of your half marathon.
10 Tips for Becoming a Morning Runner
Research shows that runners who run in the morning are more consistent with their running than those who try to do it later on. Here are some tips for making morning runs easier.
When Should You Replace Your Running Shoes?
Running in old or worn-out shoes is one of the most common causes of running injuries. Get advice on when you should replace your running shoes.
How Long Does It Take to Train for a Half...
Is running a half marathon one of your running goals? Find out how long it will take you to train for a half marathon.
3 Calorie-Blasting Treadmill Workouts
You be dripping with sweat and burning lots of calories with these treadmill workouts.
Prepping for a 5K Race? Here's a Handy Training...
This eight-week 5K training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
Training Tips for Running a 5K Race
Ready to train for and run a 5K? Get free training schedules and tips.
13 Training Mistakes Half Marathoners Should...
Here are some common mistakes to avoid when you're training for and running a half marathon.
How to Easily Calculate Your Target Heart Rate
When you're exercising in your target heart rate zone, you'll get the most benefits of your running, or other cardiovascular activity. Here's how to calculate your target heart rate zone using the Karvonen Method.
A 4-Week Beginner Training Program to Run Two...
This four-week training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to build up to running two miles.
Runners' Top 40 Music Playlist
Pop music and top 40 hits are popular categories for running music playlists. Get suggestions for running songs to add to your running music mixes.
Best Running Watches
If you're looking for a running watch, here are some great options for both beginner and experienced runners.
What Should a Beginner Runner Wear?
If you're new to running, you may be wondering: What should I wear when running? Get advice on basic running clothes.
What Is a Good Time for Running a Mile?
What's considered a good time for running a mile? Find out how to compare your mile time to others'.
How Long Will It Take to Run a 10K?
Wondering how long it might take to run a 10K? Here's how to predict your 10K time.
Your 3 Week Plan to Becoming a Runner
This beginner running program is designed to start a new running habit. To get started, you only need to be able to run for 1 minute at a time. By the end of three weeks, you'll be able to run/walk for 30 minutes and be on your way to continuing your new running habit.
4 Week Beginner 10K Training Schedule
This 10K training program is for beginner runners who have 4 weeks to train for their 10K.
What's the Best Time of Day to Run?
The best time of day to run is a long-standing debate among runners and exercise experts. Find out if it's better to run in the morning, afternoon or evening.
10 Things Runners Need to Stop Doing
Are you doing things to sabotage your running efforts? Here are some common pitfalls many runners fall into -- and how to avoid them.
The 13 Most Embarrassing Running Problems
Some runners feel an itchy sensation on their legs when they start running. Find out the cause and prevention.
Want to Start Running Again? 5 Tips for...
Are you ready to start running again after a long break? Whether you've been injured or too busy to run, here's how to get back to running.
8 Tips for Running Faster
Want to run faster? Here are some 8 simple things you can do to pick up the pace and improve your race times.
8 Steps to a Successful Running Habit
Trying to establish a running habit? Use these tips to maintain your motivation and determination to keep running.
How to Get into the 2015 New York City Marathon
The New York City Marathon is the largest and one of the most popular marathons in the world. Here are the ways you can get into the NYC Marathon.
How Can I Avoid Headaches After Running?
Headaches during or after running are fairly common, especially when running in warmer weather. Here are the possible triggers and how to avoid them.
13 Things to Know Before Running a Half Marathon
Are you ready to run a half marathon? Here are 13 things you should know before taking on the challenge of a half marathon.
10 Tips for Running in the Rain
Get tips on how to dress and prepare for running in the rain, whether it's a big race or a training run.
Simple Ways to Avoid and Treat Chafing for...
Chafing is caused when skin rubs against loose fabric or other skin while you're running. Learn how to prevent and treat chafing.
Running Shoes: 7 Steps to the Perfect Fit
Follow these tips for buying running shoes to avoid common shoe mistakes and keep you running injury-free.
8 Smart Weight Loss Strategies for Runners
Get tips and successful strategies for running to lose weight.
The Reasons Running Isn't Helping You Lose Weight
What if you're trying to lose weight by running and it's just not happening? Find out some possible explanations.
How Long Does It Take to Train for a Marathon?
Find out how long you should train to get ready for a marathon.
Replenish Your Energy After a Run with the...
Find out what you should be eating after your runs to minimize muscle soreness and maximize recovery.
Does Running Ever Get Easier?
Many new runners struggle at first and wonder when running gets easier. Find out how beginner runners can make running easier, more comfortable and enjoyable.
6 Weeks to a 5K: A Training Program for Beginners
This six-week 5K training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to build up to running a 5K.
Is Running Effective for Weight Loss?
I've lost a couple of pounds, but I want to speed up my weight loss progress. Will running help me lose weight?
How Accurate Are the Calorie Counts on...
When you run on a treadmill, you may be wondering whether the calories burned counter is accurate. Get the answer.
How to Get Into the 2015 Chicago Marathon
The Chicago Marathon is one of the world's most popular marathons and is known for its flat, fast course. Here are details on how to get an entry.
10 Best Foods for Runners
A runner's diet is important not for only maintaining good health, but also to promote peak performance. Here are some of the best foods to help runners achieve a healthy diet.
Get a Laugh With These Funny Running Quotes As...
Get a laugh with these funny slogans or running quotes seen on runner's T-shirts.
Why Runners Should Be Cross-Training
Whether you're a beginner runner or an experienced marathoner, you can benefit from cross-training. Here's why runners should cross-train and what types of sports they should try.
How Far is a Half Marathon?
Find out how far a half marathon is and how to train for a half marathon.
How Runners Can Prevent Black Toenails
Black or bruised toenails are common among runners, especially those running long distances. Here are tips to prevent and treat them.
Is There a Difference Between Running on a...
Is treadmill running really easier than running outside? Get the answer here.
Boost Your Running Speed with a 10K Intermediat...
To achieve a personal record (PR) in a 10K, you'll definitely need to add speed training to your training regimen, if you haven't already. Here is an eight-week training schedule to help you run your fastest 10K.
How Far Is an 8K Race and How Do You Train for...
Find out how the distance of a 8K and get training schedules for running an 8K.
12 Tips for Treadmill Running
Treadmill running is a great alternative for runners when weather or safety issues make it difficult to run outdoors. Follow these tips to make your treadmill running more effective and enjoyable.
6 Tips for Running on Snow and Ice
If you'd like to run outside in the winter, but you worry about slipping on sliding on the snow and ice, there are still ways you can get outside and be safe. Here are some tips for running on snow and ice.
10 Ways to Stay Motivated to Keep Running
Just like you schedule your runs, you also have to plan to get and stay motivated to keep running. Here are tips for improving your running motivation.
A 22-Week Beginner's Marathon Training Schedule
Ready to train for a marathon? This simple marathon training schedule will get beginner runners marathon-ready in 22 weeks.
How Far Is a Marathon?
Thinking about training for a marathon? Find out the distance of a marathon and how to train for a marathon.
5 Core Strengthening Exercises for Runners
Having a strong core is vital for running performance and injury prevention. Here are five moves to strengthen your core.
Funny Quotes for Runners
Get some laughs from these funny quotes about running.
Why Do I Feel Nauseous at the End of a Run?
Nausea during or after a run can happen for a few different reasons. Find out what might be the culprit.
What You Should Eat and Drink the Day Before...
Your nutrition and hydration during the days leading up to your long run is critical to your performance and comfort. Here's what you should be eating and drinking before your long runs.
How to Strength Train to Run Faster and Stronger
Whatever race you're training for, you can benefit from strength-training. Here's a series of exercises (no equipment required!) that you can do 2-3 times a week at home.
A Beginner's Guide to Running a Half Marathon
Ready to train for a half marathon? Here are training tips, schedules, and advice for your race.
Diet and Nutrition: How to Eat Well for Good...
As a runner, your diet is important not for only maintaining good health, but also to promote peak performance when running. Get advice on what and when you should be eating.
How to Prevent and Treat Foot Blisters for...
Blisters on the feet are a common complaint among runners. Learn how to prevent and treat foot blisters.
Funny Marathon Signs
Marathon runners love to read spectator signs along the race course to help break the monotony. Here are some ideas for funny marathon signs.
Follow This Schedule and Run Your Fastest-Ever 5K
Here is an eight-week intermediate 5K training plan to help you run your fastest 5K.
What Songs Do Our Readers Rock on Their Runs?
While some runners have their go-to running music playlists, it's also good to mix it up with some new running songs. Check out these running music recommendations from other runners:
Popular Pop and Rap Running Songs of 2013
Here are some running songs that are popular with runners in 2013.
8 Ways to Power Through a Long Run
Long-distance running can be just as tough mentally as it is physically. Follow these mental tips for running to push through the rough spots.
Tight Calves When Running? Here's What to Do
Tight calf muscles are a common problem for runners. Here's how to prevent and treat tight calf muscles.
The 10 Best Reasons to Get Started Running
Thinking about getting started with running? Here are 10 great reasons to give it a try.
5 Awesome Yoga Poses for Runners
These yoga stretches can help runners improve their flexibility and strength.
Intermediate Runners: Use This 4 Week Training...
If you're signed up for a 5K that's four weeks away, here's an intermediate training schedule that will prepare you to run a great race time.
What Incline Should You Set on the Treadmill?
Find out what incline setting you should use for treadmill running and how high is too high.
5 Healthy Eating Rules for Runners
Get more out of your food and your workout by following these smart nutrition tips for runners.
Which Part of My Foot Should I Land on When...
Toe, mid-foot, or heel? Find out where you should land on your feet when running.
Get Inspired With These Marathon Running Quotes
Need some inspiration for your upcoming marathon? Check out these marathon running quotes.
Marathon Running Playlist Songs
If you're running a marathon, you may be planning to use some music to help you get through the 26.2 miles. Here's a fun list of running songs to choose from to create your marathon running playlist.
Hydration Tips for Before, During, and After...
Get advice on what and how much you should drink before, during and after running.
How Can I Prevent Burning Feet While Running?
Do your feet burn while running? Learn about the possible causes of burning feet and how to prevent them.
7 Ways to Prevent Shin Splints
Shin splints are one of the most common running injuries, especially for beginner runners. Here are some tips on how to prevent shin splints.
Beginner Tips for Training and Running Your...
Ready to train for and run a marathon? Here's advice for beginner runners about marathon training and running, from training schedules to long run tips to mental strategies.
Should I Run Through the Pain?
Learn how to know when you can continue running through an injury and when you should stop.
What It Means When Your Foot Goes Numb When...
Why do my feet go numb when I'm running? Get the answer.
Here Are the 5 Best Sports Bras for Large-Chest...
Finding the right sports bra is important for all female runners, but especially for large chested women. These sports bras are designed for runners with big chests.
Is Hot or Cold Water Best for Post-Run Recovery?
Is it better for runners to soak in hot or cold water for post-run muscle recovery? Get the answer here.
How to Remove the Smell from Running Clothes
Technical fabrics are great for running because they wick away your sweat but, unfortunately, bacteria gets trapped in the fibers and can be hard to get out. Here are a couple of tricks that will remove the smell.
How Fast Should Beginners Run?
Many runners are not sure what pace they should run. Find out how to know if you're running the right pace.
What's a Tempo Run?
Doing tempo runs on a regular basis can help you run faster. Find out how to do a tempo run.
How to Avoid Feeling Hungry When Trying to Lose...
It's normal to feel hungry when you're running a lot. Here are some ways to avoid feeling hungry, without overindulging, and lose weight in the process.
If You're a Woman with High Arches, These Are...
Here are some of the best running shoes for women who have high arches and underpronate.
How to Avoid Embarrassing Runner's Trots
Find out what to do if you experience diarrhea, or runner's trots, during a run and how to avoid it in the first place.
10 Healthy Snacks for a Runner's Diet
You'll run better when you're eating healthy foods, including snacks. So instead of reaching for that package of cookies, consider one of these healthy snacks for runners instead.
4 Running Form Mistakes and How to Fix Them
Making small improvements in your running form can help you run faster and injury-free. Here are four of the most common running form mistakes and how to avoid them.
Neutral Male Runners: 5 Top Shoe Picks
If you don't underpronate or overpronate, then you're a neutral runner, so you can choose from running shoes made for neutral runners or those with slightly flat feet or high-arched feet. Here are men's running shoe recommendations for neutral runners.
17 Commonly-Asked Questions for Running Newbies
Ready to start running? This list of questions from beginner runners will address your concerns and help you feel more confident and ready to run.
How to Do Deep Belly Breathing and Avoid Side...
Deep belly breathing can help prevent side stitches and maximize oxygen intake, which can improve your running performance. Here's how to breathe deeply when running.
How to Prevent and Treat Shin Splints
Bothered by shin splints? Find out what causes shin splints and how to prevent and treat this common running injury.
8 Beneficial Stretches for Runners
Stretching after your runs can help improve your flexibility and may help with injury prevention. Here are some great running stretches.
Do You Burn More Calories Running Outside or on...
Find out if you burn more calories running outside rather than on a treadmill.
Should You Run With a Cold?
Can you run with a cold? It all depends on your symptoms. Find out when you should and shouldn't go running with a cold.
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