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How far will footballers run in the World Cup?

By News on in News
Ever wondered how many miles players and referees cover in a match?

To make the most accurate calls during a football match, a referee is told to stay no more than 20 yards from the ball at all times. The only way to do this when the ball whizzes from player to player through 90 minutes of nearly non-stop motion? Run. When the ... 

Hot drinks v. cold drinks for cooling

By Alex Hutchinson on in Health
Physiologists locate new temperature sensors in the stomach.

A couple of years ago research from  the University of Ottawa's Thermal Ergonomics Lab about how drink temperature affects sweat rate came out. You know those stories about how people in India sip hot tea to stay cool during the hot months? It turns out they're not crazy: when you do the ... 

Best reader running tips

By Kerry McCarthy on in Health
We want to hear from you.

Hi guys, we're putting together a feature for an upcoming issue of RW which we hope you can contribute to. The working title is 101 Quickest Running Tips It's a composite list feature full of old and (hopefully mostly) new wisdom to make your running better. The 'quickest' bit is twofold. It refers ... 

Weekend of running 7th - 8th June

By on in Events
Take a look at the highlights of your weekend's running in pictures.

"I did the Notts 10 Mile Road Race on a very warm Friday evening. Managed a pb of over 3 and a half minutes." - Catherine Hough Continue reading

10 reasons to join in the 5K revolution

By Lauren Fleshman on in News
You can race hard, still walk normally the next day, fit training around your life, and get really fit really fast.

My one carry-on and six personal items are stashed in the overhead compartment. The seat pouch in front of me is crammed with the tools necessary to get us through a 13-hour flight back from Australia to Oregon: bottle, rice puffs, squeezy food packs, diapers, Picky Bars, rubber-boat teething ring, ... 

Can supplements that counter muscle acidity and fatigue aid training?

By Alex Hutchinson on in News
New research examines the effects of baking soda and beta-alanine.

A new study in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, from researchers at Victoria University in Australia, takes a look at two commonly used performance aids: beta-alanine and baking soda. What's interesting is that both are supposed to work in roughly the same way, by counteracting the increasing acidity (i.e. ... 

If you can’t race, then cheer!

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
Why cheering on race day is good for the soul

Perhaps you’re injured, taking time out from running, or busy training for an event? There’s never been a better time to take to the streets and cheer. Good karma Willing strangers in the street to succeed not only gives you extra special karma points, but it makes you feel great to boot. ... 

Six great reasons to enter a race today

By Rhalou Allerhand on in News
On the fence about race day? Check out our six reasons to enter an event and reap the rewards of running.

1. Motivation for the nation Nothing gets you out the door like a motivational goal, so if you struggle with enthusiasm or simply need a running boost, enter a race and you’ll have something to work towards. If you’re not ready to go long, there are plenty of shorter distance races ... 

Runner’s World and Saucony present 'Finding Strong'

By on in News
Watch this amazing running film by Brian Vernor

Spanning multiple continents, Finding Strong is a documentary that gracefully depicts the transformative power of running.  The 22-minute documentary explores fascinating runners from around the world, including elite National Guardsmen in Japan, a youth running community in Brazil, goat-herding girls in Djibouti and physically challenged athletes in New York City. Continue ... 

20-minute workout boosts cognitive ability

By News on in Health
A study shows 20 minutes of moderate intensity exercise can sharpen your focus.

Different workouts have different short-term effects. If you want to feel the stress of a busy day gradually disappear, go on a relaxed trail run. If you've been dragging and want to jumpstart your central nervous system, sprint up a steep hill a few times. And if you want to ... 

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