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Strength training may burn more calories than previously thought

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New study doubles the calorie-burn estimate for bodyweight exercises.

It sometimes seems there are just two kinds of exercisers in the world: those who throw around weights in the gym, and those who hit the roads (or treadmills) to enhance their aerobic fitness. Health authorities eagerly endorse both--an easy call given the country’s rampant obesity crisis. Indeed, health experts ... 

Mo Farah faces a tough field in London Marathon

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World record holder, Olympic and world champion among contenders

Former London Marathon Director David Bedford proclaimed last week that, despite the absence of world 5000- and 10,000-meter record holder Kenenisa Bekele from the field for April 13’s race, “If anyone believes that this is a walk in the park for Mo Farah, they need to think again.” That was an understatement. ...  ... 

Why to run in parks when you're in a city

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Psychological, physical markers of stress are lower in urban parks vs. city centers.

If you've ever had a nice run in your city's park land, and then felt your stress levels rise as you fight your way through city streets to finish your run at your hotel, you weren't imagining things. According to new research on the psychological and physical stress reactions to different urban ... 

Race Report: Bupa Great Edinburgh XCountry

By Isabelle Aron on in Events
Great Britain win the team competition in Edinburgh...

US runner Garrett Heath took first place in the 4K race at the Great Edinburgh Cross Country 2014, beating favourites Asbel Kiprop and Kenenisa Bekele. With a time of 11:51, Heath took his rivals by surprise by finishing one second ahead of Meresa Kahsay. Defending champion Kiprop came in third and ... 

Knacker Cracker 2014 - video

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On a very wet, windy New Year's day, some people went running...

Despite some of the worst weather to hit the UK for a good few years, a hardy bunch of souls took on the Knacker Cracker. There are no more excuses when you look outside and you see it's drizzling! Knacker Cracker from CoJo Films Continue reading

Kenenisa Bekele will make marathon debut in Paris

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New challenge for 5K, 10K world record holder.

Kenenisa Bekele, the world record holder for 5000 and 10,000 meters who is often considered the greatest distance runner on the track in history, will make his marathon debut in Paris on April 6.“It will be a crucial test for the rest of his career,” the Ethiopian’s ...  Continue reading ... 

Events: January & February 2014 10Km races

By Isabelle Aron on in Events
Our pick of 10K races to get your 2014 off to a great start.

Capital Runners Bushy Park 10K, 19 January For those who want to start the New Year with a 10K after some Christmas indulgence, this event will ease you back into the race mentality. Taking place in Bushy Park, it’s a flat course with pleasant views and a mix of tracks, trails ... 

Events: January 2014 5Km races

By Isabelle Aron on in Events
Our pick of the top five races for first timers this January.

The Gravesend Floodlit 5K, 9 January  If you find you only have time to run in the evenings then you might feel more at home running your first 5K race in the same conditions. It's a night time race, starting at 7pm set on a floodlit track so you won’t be ... 

Experts say vitamin supplements don't improve health

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"Stop wasting money," medical journal urges.

Unless you have a known, specific deficiency, buying vitamin and mineral supplements is a waste of money. That's the take-home message from three studies, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, that found no health benefits from the use of vitamin and mineral supplements. In the first study, researchers reviewed the results of three trials ...  ... 

10 Years of Inov-8 - The Story so far

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Founder of Inov-8, Wayne Edy explains the brand journey so far

As the Inov-8 brand celebrates its tenth year making running shoes and apparel, founder Wayne Edy explains how he first came up with the idea for the brand and how that idea became a reality. Continue reading

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