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Christine Luff

Updated Articles and Resources

By Christine Luff

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Runners' Top Running Pet Peeves Created: Sunday, April 14, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      What about running drives you crazy? Here are some top running pet peeves, with suggestions for how to deal with them.
    • Motivational Running Quotes Created: Saturday, February 28, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      If you need some inspiration, keep some of these motivational running quotes in mind. Although these quotes weren't originally about running, their meanings definitely can apply to the sport.
    • How to Run Safely Outside Created: Friday, January 25, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      When running outside, it's important to use your common sense and take precautions to prevent getting injured or becoming a victim. Follow these steps to make you're staying safe during outdoor runs.
    • Best Running Gloves and Mittens Created: Friday, November 06, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      You can lose as much as 30% of your body heat through your extremities, so it's important to cover those hands.
    • Running Quotes About Pain Created: Saturday, February 04, 2012 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Get inspired with these running quotes about embracing the pain and pushing through it.
    • Running Quotes for Beginner Runners Created: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Are you a new runner looking for some motivation? Here are some inspiring words from professional runners and other famous people.
    • Tips for Marathon Spectators Created: Monday, October 13, 2008 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Being a good marathon spectator takes preparation and work. If you're planning on watching an upcoming marathon, follow these marathon spectator tips to be an asset on the race course.
    • How Can I Measure My Run/Walk Intervals? Created: Friday, February 19, 2010 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Beginning runners: what's the best way to measure your run/walk intervals? Get the answer.
    • Do Runners Need to Take Supplements or Vitamins? Created: Wednesday, May 04, 2011 Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014
      Find out whether supplements and vitamins are necessary for runners to improve their performance and overall health.
    • Running Quotes About the Boston Marathon Created: Friday, December 27, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      As the oldest consecutively run marathon and one of the most prestigious road races in the world, the Boston Marathon is a goal for many marathon runners. Here are some quotes about this epic 26.2-mile race from Hopinkton, Mass. to the streets of Boston.
    • 7 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Created: Monday, December 31, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Wouldn't it be great if you could burn more calories when you're just sitting on the couch? You can -- by improving your metabolism, the rate at which your body uses energy. Here are some simple ch...
    • Running Quotes from Famous Female Runners Created: Friday, March 04, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Get inspired to run with these running quotes from famous female runners.
    • 7 Ways to Dig Deeper During Runs Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Here are some tips for digging deeper when the going gets tough during a run.
    • What Should I Do When a Run Isn't Going Well? Created: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Should you throw in the towel if a run is not going well? Here are some things to think about first.
    • Masters Runner Created: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Find out what it means to be a masters runner.
    • Advanced Beginner Marathon Training Schedule Created: Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This 20-week training schedule is geared toward advanced beginner runners who can run four miles comfortably and can run four to five days per week.
    • Embarrassing Running Problems Created: Sunday, July 06, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Most runners have had to deal with their share of embarrassing exercise-induced or running-related problems. Here are answers to your questions about some of the most common embarrassing and sensit...
    • Running Quotes from John Bingham Created: Wednesday, October 07, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Running writer and speaker John "the Penguin" Bingham has inspired hundreds of thousands of people to run for fun, fitness, and self-affirmation. Here are some classic running quotes from John Bingham.
    • Tips for Running in Hot Weather Created: Monday, November 05, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Running in heat and humidity can put you at risk for dehydration, heat stroke and other heat-related illnesses.Be sure to follow these precautions.
    • Should I Run With a Hangover? Created: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      So if you have a pretty bad hangover at the start of your run, you're already starting your run dehydrated, which is never a good thing.
    • Run/Walk Marathon Training Schedule Created: Thursday, January 06, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      This 20-week marathon training program is designed to help you run/walk to the finish line of your marathon (26.2 miles)." itemprop="description">>
    • Lactate Threshold Created: Thursday, April 23, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Learn what your lactate threshold is and how to improve it through proper training and, as a result, improve your endurance and speed.
    • How Can I Get Over Feeling Self-Conscious About Running? Created: Monday, April 18, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Fear of being seen running on the roads or even on a treadmill at the gym keeps a lot of people from starting or continuing a running habit.
    • How to Avoid Getting Shut Out of Races Created: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Have you gotten shut out of races that you've wanted to run? If you're sick of missing out, here are some strategies to avoid getting shut out of races.
    • How to Deal With Deferring a Marathon Created: Thursday, November 04, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Whether it's due to injury, a race day conflict, or some other reason, deferring your marathon to next year can be a heart-breaking and devastating decision. You've invested money, time, and months...
    • Best Trail Running Shoes for Men Created: Wednesday, July 01, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      If you frequently run on trails or in inclement weather, you need a sturdy running shoe with added traction and a thicker sole. Check out these top trail running shoes for men.
    • Hip-Hop Running Playlist: List 3 Created: Saturday, October 17, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Does hip-hop music get you motivated to run? Check out this list of hip-hop running songs.
    • Benefits of Hill Running Created: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Some runners don't like hill running because it's, well, hard. But running hills provides a lot of benefits to runners, so don't shy away from them. Here are some of the ways you can benefit from h...
    • Ways Runners Can Be More Green and Protect the Environment Created: Wednesday, January 14, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Lots of runners and race organizers are making an effort to become more environmentally-conscious these days. Here are some simple ways that runners can be more green and help protect the environme...
    • Gift Ideas: Books for Runners Created: Friday, November 21, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Inspire and educate the runners on your gift lists with some of these running books.
    • Reflective Gear for Running at Night Created: Thursday, November 06, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      If you're running in the early morning or at night, you need to make sure oncoming cars can see you. Here are some recommendations for runners' reflective gear.
    • Keep Running During the Holiday Season Created: Thursday, November 13, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Maintaining a regular running schedule is hard enough, but throw in some parties, shopping, food prep, out-of-town guests, and other holiday craziness, and it's tough to find time for runs. Follow ...

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