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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.
4 Running Mistakes That Could Lead to Weight Gain
Eating more calories than you're burning could lead to weight gain. Here's how to avoid it.
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'.
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.
Beginner Runners 10K Training Schedule
This 8-week 10K training schedule is geared toward beginner runners who want to run their first 10K.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Should You Eat Before a Run?
Are you properly fueling for your runs? Find out when and what to eat before running.
How Long Will It Take Me Run a Half Marathon?
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.
Get Inspired by These Motivational Running Quotes
Keep these running quotes in mind when you need some motivation to continue running and training.
Does Running Burn Fat?
Can running burn fat? Get the answer.
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).
12 Quick Pre-Run Breakfast Ideas
Not sure what to eat before a long run? Here are some ideas for quick and nutritious breakfasts to help fuel your runs.
Running Music Playlists
Looking for some motivation for your runs? Browse through these playlists for running songs to get you moving.
5 Common Sports Nutrition Mistakes and How to...
Proper nutrition and hydration is critical to a runner's health and performance. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that runners make and advice on how to solve them.
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.
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.
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
What is Fartlek Training?
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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.
How Much Should I Run to Lose One Pound?
How many calories do you need to burn to lose a pound? Get the answer.
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.
How Many Miles is a 5K Race?
Find out the distance of a 5K race and how to train for one.
How Many Miles Is a 10k Race?
Find out far a 10K is and how to train for a 10K race.
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.
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.
4 Essential Upper Body Exercises for Runners
Try incorporating these upper body exercises into your routine to run stronger and injury-free.
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.
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.
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.
Popular Songs for Running in 2015
Need a playlist refresh? Here are some of the most popular running songs for 2015.
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.
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.
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 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.
10 Core Strengthening Exercises for Runners
Having a strong core is vital for running performance and injury prevention. Here are ten moves to strengthen your core.
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.
14 Things Every New Runner Should Know
To help ease you into the sport and avoid some running mistakes, here are some basic concepts that all runners should know.
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.
Training to Run a 10K? Check Out This Schedule...
This eight-week 10K training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
4 Week Beginner 10K Training Schedule
This 10K training program is for beginner runners who have 4 weeks to train for their 10K.
Popular Songs for Running in 2014
Need a playlist refresh? Here are some of the most popular running songs for 2014.
13 Training Mistakes Half Marathoners Should...
Here are some common mistakes to avoid when you're training for and running a half marathon.
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 to Improve Your Speed with Yasso 800s
Yasso 800s are a popular workout among runners who are trying to run a faster marathon and achieve a specific marathon goal. Here's how to do Yasso 800s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
8 Smart Weight Loss Strategies for Runners
Get tips and successful strategies for running to lose weight.
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.
Training Tips for Running a 5K Race
Ready to train for and run a 5K? Get free training schedules and tips.
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.
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.
Prepping for a 5K Race? Here's a Handy Training...
This eight-week 5K training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
12 Week Half Marathon Training Schedule for...
This 12-week half marathon training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners.
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.
Best Running Watches
If you're looking for a running watch, here are some great options for both beginner and experienced runners.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
7 Things No One Tells You About Running
Read all about the dirty little secrets no one tells the beginner runners.
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.
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.
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.
The 13 Most Embarrassing Running Problems
Female runners sometimes have problems with urinary incontinence, especially if they've given birth. Men can leak urine too, but the problem is more common in women.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
How Far is a Half Marathon?
Find out how far a half marathon is and how to train for a half 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.
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.
5 Ways to Make Treadmill Running More Fun
Bored during your treadmill runs? Here are five ideas to spice up your treadmill workouts.
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.
3 Calorie-Blasting Treadmill Workouts
You be dripping with sweat and burning lots of calories with these treadmill workouts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
7 Delicious and Nutritious Smoothie Recipes for...
Whether you're looking for nutritious breakfast options or post-long run recovery drinks, smoothies are an excellent go-to menu item for runners. Try these healthy, delicious smoothies that deliver nutrients and energy runners need to boost their performance and recovery.
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.
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.
Funny Quotes for Runners
Get some laughs from these funny quotes about running.
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.
Can I Run on an Empty Stomach?
Is it OK to run on an empty stomach? Get the answer.
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.
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.
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.
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 Long Does It Take to Train for a Marathon?
Find out how long you should train to get ready for a marathon.
Hydration Tips for Before, During, and After...
Get advice on what and how much you should drink before, during and after running.
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.
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.
Is There a Difference Between Running on a...
Is treadmill running really easier than running outside? Get the answer here.
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.
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.
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.
5 Healthy Eating Rules for Runners
Get more out of your food and your workout by following these smart nutrition tips for runners.
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.
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.
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.
8 Fixes for Treadmill Boredom
To keep your treadmill workouts from getting stale, try some of these tips for beating boredom on the treadmill.
How to Train for a 5K in Two Weeks
Did you sign up for a 5K that's two weeks away, but you haven't been training? Here are some tips to help you prepare for the race.
5 Common Fears About Running Races
Running a road race can seem intimidating to new runners, but they're a fun and rewarding way to stay motivated to continue running. Here are some common fears about running races and how you can overcome them.
10 Tips for Running Your First Race
Getting ready to run your first 5K or other race? Here are some tips to have a successful race day.
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.
Get Inspired With These Marathon Running Quotes
Need some inspiration for your upcoming marathon? Check out these marathon running quotes.
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.
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.
Use These Mental Tips to Push Through a Half...
Running a half marathon tests your mental strength as much as it does your physical fitness. Get tips on how to win the mental challenges throughout a half marathon and have a successful race.
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.
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.
5 Awesome Yoga Poses for Runners
These yoga stretches can help runners improve their flexibility and strength.
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 It Means When Your Foot Goes Numb When...
Why do my feet go numb when I'm running? Get the answer.
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 Far Is a Marathon?
Thinking about training for a marathon? Find out the distance of a marathon and how to train for a marathon.
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.
The 10 Best Reasons to Get Started Running
Thinking about getting started with running? Here are 10 great reasons to give it a try.
The Best Energy Gels and Bars for Long Distance...
Many runners like to fuel with energy gels or chews during their long runs. Here are some of the more popular energy gels, chews, and bars used by long distance runners.
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.
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.
Inspirational Biblical Verses About Running
Some runners find inspiration through passages in the Holy Bible. Here are some biblical verses that mention running or can be applied to running.
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.
Here's What You Need to Know About Stretching...
Get information on stretching for runners, including when to stretch, tips for stretching, and stretches for runners.
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.
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.

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