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Love on the run

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14 February 2014 at 10:00
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It's Valentines Day and we're celebrating all things love and running

The Runner’s World forum has been home to many things. Of which and with it being the 14th of February we thought it appropriate to celebrate the forum’s role is love. Over 10 years ago in September 2002 forumite nicknamed Happy Bunny (Caz) met her husband to be on the ... 

Brain food to boost your running

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Enhance your diet for a healthier brain and become a better runner in the process.

Your noggin is not only responsible for memory and cognition, it plays a critical role in dictating fatigue levels during a run. And just as fuelling the muscles is critical to performance, nourishing the brain with key nutrients boosts its overall function. The result? You feel more alert at your desk, ... 

Beginners: 10 years of running advice

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The 'working at it slowly' thread is 10 years old!

Here at Runner’s World we are constantly impressed by our forums. In many ways they epitomise the essence of the running community and the spirit of running as a positive pursuit. 10 years ago yesterday (the 9th February 2004) a thread was started in the beginners forum that continues to ... 

Top food tips for a healthy heart

By News on in Health
Keep your ticker in shape and boost your running in the process with these heart-protective foods.

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for both men and women, and sadly being a runner doesn't automatically make you immune. 25 percent of heart attacks happen in people who don't smoke and have healthy cholesterol levels. The good news is exercise decreases your risk, as does ... 

How to avoid common running injuries

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Strength training and the right shoes can be the difference between great running form and injury.

It's an all too common scenario: A runner begins training program, a month or so later, a twinge appears in a knee. The runner stretches, takes it easy, keeps running. A few, or maybe 100, runs later the runner is on the couch, ice pack on knee. What are the ... 

Weekend of running: 8th & 9th February

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See the highlights of your weekends running adventures

"Last of the cross country league today, 5.3 sloppy, muddy, hilly miles with Wasps girls." - Cheryl Chaney Continue reading

Genzebe Dibaba sets new indoor 3000m record in a week

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Following her 1500m record in Germany, Dibaba sets new 3000m record

Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia shattered the world indoor 3000-meter record by more than seven seconds on Thursday with a 8:16.60 at the XL Galan meet in Stockholm. The performance came five days after Dibaba broke the indoor 1500 record by more than three seconds with a 3:55.17 in Karlsruhe, Germany. Dibaba, ... 

Nutrition clinic: A beginner’s guide to fuelling your runs

By Dr James Morton on in Health
Dr James Morton goes over the fundamental principles of run fuelling for beginners.

Dr James Morton is the Senior Sports Nutritionist for Science in Sport (SiS), the leaders in endurance nutrition. He has led and collaborated in over 40 research papers and publications and is also Senior Lecturer in Exercise Metabolism & Nutrition at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). For those new to running, ... 

How exercise helps with work/life balance

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Working out increases the sense of being able to accomplish things despite busy lifestyles.

"If you want to get something done, give it to a busy person" goes the old adage. Even better, give it to a busy person who regularly exercises, because she's likely to be better than a sedentary person at balancing a cramped schedule, a new study suggests. Russell Clayton, assistant professor ...  ... 

Jamie McDonald completes 5,000 mile year-long run across Canada

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The adventurer from Gloucester is the first Brit to run the 5,000 miles coast to coast journey without a support crew.

British fundraising adventurer, Jamie McDonald has become the first solo runner to make it from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean across Canada. After 275 days and 5000 miles, he finally hit his destination on Monday. Since setting off on his voyage last March, Jamie has survived –40 degrees celcius ... 

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